Co P Walkthrough Presentation 2008

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A quick walkthrough presentaion on the IDeA's Communties of Practice platform

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  • Co P Walkthrough Presentation 2008

    1. 1. <ul><li>Communities of Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Supported by the Improvement and Development Agency </li></ul><ul><li>www.communities.idea.gov.uk </li></ul>
    2. 2. Register your details in order to use the site. Once registered, you can freely navigate key areas on the site. Help View a list of frequently asked questions regarding the Community of Practice platform Functionality The functionality available on every CoP is explained in summary. Communities can be viewed by clicking on ‘Most active communities’, or ‘View all communities’.
    3. 3. Step 1 – Register <ul><li>Register your details in order to use the site through the Homepage, see ‘Register and become a Communities of Practice member today. And click on the Register button </li></ul><ul><li>Once registered, you can freely navigate key areas on the site. </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Complete the Sign in details </li></ul><ul><li>Email address </li></ul><ul><li>Password </li></ul><ul><li>Password confirm </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Personal details </li></ul><ul><li>Title </li></ul><ul><li>First name </li></ul><ul><li>Last name </li></ul><ul><li>Job title </li></ul><ul><li>Region </li></ul><ul><li>Organisation or Local authority </li></ul>Click continue
    5. 5. Step 2 - Set up your profile <ul><li>Once you have registered go to ‘My profile’. </li></ul><ul><li>Add your photo, a few words about yourself and your areas of expertise. </li></ul><ul><li>Your profile will look similar to the following example. You can edit your profile at any time. </li></ul><ul><li>Please populate as much information about yourself as possible; this helps others connect with you. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Amend Personal details Add a photograph Write a short description of yourself Edit my profile Add areas of expertise
    7. 7. Step 3 – Get to know the My home <ul><li>Various Areas: </li></ul><ul><li>Communities of Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Communities can be viewed by clicking on ‘All Communities‘ </li></ul><ul><li>You can also search for people by using the ‘People Finder’ </li></ul><ul><li>You can amend you profile by clicking on ‘My profile’ </li></ul><ul><li>Or logout by clicking ‘logout’ </li></ul><ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Overview allows you to see a quick overview on what has been happening in your communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Message people in the community by clicking on ‘Messages’ </li></ul><ul><li>View the communities you are part of by clicking on ‘My Communities’ </li></ul><ul><li>Go straight to your Blog by clicking on ‘My Blog’ </li></ul><ul><li>Manage your email alerts by clicking on ‘Email Alerts </li></ul><ul><li>Create a list of contacts by clicking on ‘Contacts’ </li></ul>
    8. 8. All Communities People Finder My Profile Logout Messages My Communities My Blog Email Alerts Contacts Find a person Find a community View all messages View my Blog Manage email alerts
    9. 9. Step 4 – find a community <ul><li>Type ‘(your keyword)’ into the </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Search for a Community’ </li></ul><ul><li>Box </li></ul><ul><li>Or click </li></ul><ul><li>‘ View all communities’ </li></ul>
    10. 10. Type ‘(your keyword)’ into the ‘Search for a Community’ and click Go
    11. 11. Step 5 – Apply to Join <ul><li>Click on name of the community you wish to join </li></ul><ul><li>Wait for membership to be approved via e-mail </li></ul><ul><li>It’s YOUR Community! </li></ul><ul><li>Make the most of it! </li></ul>
    12. 12. Forum Events Members Documents Wiki News Feeds Blog Entries Latest forum posts Upcoming events New members Latest documents Latest wiki activity Latest blog entries Search this community Search’s selected websites Active users Tagged items Poll
    13. 13. Start a new topic Subscribe to email alerts Click to open topic
    14. 14. When starting a new topic in the forum area or replying to a forum posting please complete the following areas Title Body text Attachments if necessary Tags are word descriptors that you can assign to community items to help you organise and remember You can also amend the body text using the online editor Bold Italic Underlined Bullets Numbers Pictures Hyperlink Videos
    15. 15. Add a new event Subscribe to email alerts Click to open event
    16. 16. When adding a new event please complete the following areas Event name Location Region Start date and time End date and time Description of the event Website link if available Contact details if available
    17. 17. You can view member’s profiles by clicking on their name You can see who’s on your contacts list By using ticking the box on the right side of members names you can add them to My Contacts
    18. 18. You can see the members profile and photo You can see the communities they have joined You can send them a message
    19. 19. Add a new document Subscribe to email alerts Click to view document
    20. 20. When adding a new document please complete the following areas Document title Document description <ul><li>Attach document </li></ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul><ul><li>Excel </li></ul><ul><li>Powerpoint </li></ul><ul><li>PDF </li></ul><ul><li>Image </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul>
    21. 21. A wiki is a web application that allows multiple authors to add, remove, and edit content. Add a new wiki entry Subscribe to email alerts Click to view, add, remove, and edit content.
    22. 22. When adding, removing or editing please complete the following areas Title Body text Related wiki entries Related web sites Tags
    23. 23. News feeds allow you to see when websites have added new content. You can get the latest headlines in one place, as soon as its published, without having to visit the websites you have taken the feed from To view all news feed click here To view individual news feed click here
    24. 24. Blog is short for weblog, a web site where you regularly publish content. New content is shown at the top, so your visitors can read what's new . Add a new Blog entry Subscribe to email alerts
    25. 25. When writing a blog please complete the following areas Title Body text Attachments if necessary Decide which communities the blog entry will be shown in Tags
    26. 26. Contact the KM Strategy team <ul><li>Knowledge Management Strategy Team: </li></ul><ul><li>Caren Lee </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Norton </li></ul><ul><li>Tim Milner </li></ul><ul><li>Dimple Rathod </li></ul>For CoP enquiries: [email_address] For KM enquiries: [email_address]

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