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This presentation is aimed at both course providers and site administrators of My Learning Log. It will show you how to create a course on either the main My Learning Log site or a sub-domain My ...

This presentation is aimed at both course providers and site administrators of My Learning Log. It will show you how to create a course on either the main My Learning Log site or a sub-domain My Learning Log site.

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  • My Learning Log How to Create a MLL Course www.mylearninglog.com
  • How to Create a Course on My Learning Log
  • In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners)
  • In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners) 2… create a course intro page (all)
  • In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners) 2… create a course intro page (all) 3… add topics and assignments (all)
  • In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners) 2… create a course intro page (all) 3… add topics and assignments (all) 4… add a quiz (all)
  • In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners) 2… create a course intro page (all) 3… add topics and assignments (all) 4… add a quiz (all) 5… add promotional boxes (all)
  • In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners) 2… create a course intro page (all) 3… add topics and assignments (all) 4… add a quiz (all) 5… add promotional boxes (all) 6… assign users (site owners)
  • 1. Create a course catalogue
  • Creating a full Course Catalogue can only be done by Site Administrators
  • To create catalogue pages, go to Admin
  • …enter your details and click Submit
  • This will take you to your Admin page
  • For a new CSA, select Course Catalogue
  • … and then Course Subject Area (CSA) You can now add, edit or delete a CSA
  • To add a CSA, click here
  • Fill in the name and description of the CSA
  • Fill in the metadata and select the status
  • … and click Submit
  • The CSA is now added to your list
  • … and will look like this in the catalogue
  • For a new category, select Catalogue
  • … and then Course Category (CCat) You can now add, edit or delete a CCat
  • Click here for a new course category
  • Fill in the details of the CCat
  • Fill in the metadata, status and Submit
  • The Category is now added to your list
  • … and will look like this in the catalogue
  • These changes will show in the catalogue
  • 2. Create a Course Introduction Page
  • Creating a Course Module can be done by Site Administrators and Course Providers
  • A course provider’s admin looks like this Course provider’s admins allow them to create courses and manage payments
  • A site owner’s admin looks like this Site owners’ admins allow them to manage their whole site
  • To add a course, select Course Module
  • Click Insert Course Module
  • … which takes you to your Intro page
  • In Step 1, choose the course category Tip: if your category isn’t in the catalogue, contact us with details so we can add it
  • In Step 2, add your course intro details
  • Enter the course name… Note: as you enter the name of your course, the unique name will be automatically completed
  • … introduction
  • … aims
  • … key points
  • Select your name as course provider
  • Add completion options Set the quiz % pass rate here. Do not change self-complete unless you want to manage your trainees’ course completions
  • In Step 3, add metadata Tip: the keywords should be: name of course module, course category, course subject area
  • In Step 4, decide if the course is free…
  • … or paid-for
  • When finished, select status and submit
  • … and return to your course page Note: if you are a course provider, your course is suspended until approved by the MLL admin team Tip: you can drag courses up and down to change their position in the catalogue.
  • This is how your Intro page will look
  • The details also appear in course logs This allows the user to have a permanent record of what the course is about
  • 3. Add topics and assignments
  • Creating Course Topics and Assignments can be done by both Site Administrators and Course Providers
  • To add topics, start on the Course page
  • Select the course and click here… Tip: have your course topics ready before you start adding topics
  • On the new page, click Insert Course Topic
  • Add your topic title and topic
  • Use the text editor to format your text
  • Add web links
  • Show web links in a new window… … so that your users can return to their course page
  • Add images here
  • Add images from the server…
  • … or upload a new image
  • Embed resources such as videos Check out the ckeditor site to find out the full range of resources you can embed
  • Add a topic-related assignment Tip: an assignment shows after the topic under a Do and Log heading
  • Now set the status and click Submit
  • This will take you to your topics page Tip: you can drag topics up and down to change their position in the course.
  • Delete unwanted topics here Note: you cannot delete a topic that has a sub-topic. Delete the sub-topic first.
  • Add further topics or sub-topics
  • When complete, go to the main page
  • If you are a Course Provider, click here Your course will be moderated by the Admin team and set live
  • This how the topics will look
  • 4. Add a quiz
  • Creating a Course Quiz can be done by both Site Administrators and Course Providers
  • To add a quiz, start on the Course page
  • To add a quiz, click the Quiz icon
  • Select Multiple Choice and add details
  • Select Missing Word and add details
  • Select True and False and add details
  • When your quiz is done, click Submit
  • Go back to the Course Module page
  • This is how the quiz will look…
  • 5. Add promotional boxes
  • Creating Promotional boxes can be done by both Site Administrators and Course Providers
  • To add topics, start on the Course page
  • To add promotional boxes, click here … go to a course and click Add to Wishlist on the Introduction page
  • This will take you to Add/Edit Boxes
  • Click Add Box
  • … which will take you to Add/Edit Box
  • Fill in details of your promotion…
  • To add an image, click Browse Note: On your computer, first format your image files to 170px x 90px
  • Add a picture from your computer
  • When finished, click Submit
  • … and go back to the Add/Edit Boxes You can now edit or delete your right- hand box
  • And this is how your box appears Your promotional boxes appear on every one of your course pages
  • 6. Assign users
  • Assigning Users can only be done by Site Administrators not by Course Providers
  • To assign users, start on the Course page
  • Now select your course and click here
  • This will take you here…
  • To add a user to the course, select here…
  • … and click here
  • Click Submit and the person is added
  • The person assigned receives this email…
  • … together with this inbox message
  • To remove a user, select a user…
  • Click here and then Submit… … and the person will be removed from the course
  • That’s the end of this Help/FAQs Check out other presentations in this series below http://mylearninglog.com
  • That’s the end of this Help/FAQs. Now, go and find a course to subscribe to http://mylearninglog.com