Transcript of "QuickStart Guide to Navigating Courses at Insight School of Minnesota"
A QUICKSTART GUIDE TO NAVIGATING COURSES AT INSIGHT SCHOOL OF MINNESOTA
ISMN Home PageThe Home Pageincludes links to Kmail,the Class ConnectsSession schedule,Account settings,thebigthinK12, andcurrent courses. Kmail link CC linkThere is also a quickview of the “Days SinceLast Login”, “To-Do”and “Course Average”sections!
CLASS CONNECTSThe Class ConnectsSessions Calendar is alist of scheduled ClassConnects and includes: Click the tab to change the view choice. The Date Time Session Name Session Type Teacher NameSwitch between the“Daily View” and the“Weekly View” usingthe tabs at the top.
TIME ZONE CHECKTo set the time zonesetting, click the littleblue person icon belowthe “Course Menu.”
TIME ZONE SETTINGSEnsure the Time Zone isset to Minnesota time:(GMT-06:00) CentralTime (US & Canada)Click “Save Changes” to Click the tab to access the drop-down menu.save the Time Zonesetting. Click to save selection.
ANNOUNCEMENTSCheck the courseAnnouncements on theCourse Home pageDaily.Click on the “+” toexpand andannouncement.Click the “-” tominimize readannouncements.
WHAT’S NEWCheck out the “What’sNew” section everytime you log into class.You can expand orminimize the “What’sNew” items.Select the “What’sNew” view by changingthe “See What’s NewSince” using the scrollmenu.
COURSE CHECKLISTClick on the blue“Course Checklist “ linkat the bottom of the“Course Home” page toopen a list of thecoursework that has adue date that is alreadypast and to see what iscoming up.
COURSE CHECKLISTItems with a due datein RED indicates thatthe assignment’s duedate has passed.Items with a due datein BLACK indicates thatthe assignment’s duedate is coming up.Clicking on theGO link will take youdirectly to thatassignment.
DROPBOXThe “Dropbox” link islocated in the “Tools”menu.ALL assignments shouldbe uploaded to thecorrespondingassignment dropbox.Click on the dropbox toopen it and uploadyour assignment. Please do not Kmail anyassignments unless requested by an Instructor.
DOC SHARINGThe “Doc Sharing” linkin the Tools bar maycontain importantdocuments for thecourse.The use of this toolvaries by Instructor. Please do not use the Doc Sharing to submitassignments unless requested by an Instructor.
HOMETo get back to your“Home” view, click thehouse icon at thebottom of the “CourseMenu.”*You can also “log off”of the LMS by clickingthe Key icon.
Questions Questions? Please Kmail yourInstructor or attend your Teachers’ Office Hours If you have course- specific questions. Your Teachers arehere to HELP & want you to SUCCEED!
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