Student e-InductionContent: by the end of this session you will :1- ERIC – Virtual Learning Environment - be aware of the services available on ERIC; - able to access EFC’s Virtual Learning Environment - ERIC; - able to login to ERIC2- eTracker - grasp what eTracker is about and who can access it - able to log on eTracker - be able to see personal progress against your goals & assess standards - be able to plan your work – seeing your programme(s) in eTracker3- BKSB - be able to access BKSB externally and internally - understand what BKSB is about - Be able to use resources on BKSB4- Webmail - be able to access your College eMail account from anywhere at anytime5- EFC Wi-Fi - be able to use our College free Wi-Fi6- General e-Information - be aware of password change requirement - Netiquette aware - know how to get eSupport
Student e-Induction Module 1: ERICLearn to access ERIC, the college Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
1- E.R.I.C. / What is it?What is ERIC?ERIC stands for Electronic Resources In College, it is atool for teaching and learning and offers access to yourcourse material and activities as well as a broad range ofcross college services and information.It is an interactive learning and teaching collaborativeplatform that is accessible at anytime from anywhere.This is where you will access your course documents, briefs,handouts, online activities, etc… This is also where you cansubmit your assignments and share ideas, links, docs,comments and feedback with your peers and teacher.
1- ERIC / How to access it? Accessing ERICfrom anywhere & at anytime: http://eric.efc.ac.uk
1- ERIC / How to access it?If you forget the URL, you can Google it! ERIC@efc
1- ERIC / How to access it? There is also a link to ERIC from EFC’s website: http://www.efc.ac.uk
1- ERIC / LoginEnter your Username: Student ID Number 1 Click Login 3 2 Enter your password: same as the network Any Problem,(For security reasons, you will need to setup your password on Please come to Room 345 or call ILT x7777 the network at EFC, prior to being able to access ERIC) You can also contact Vikki Liogier On t: 0208 502 8759 – e: firstname.lastname@example.org
1- ERIC / OverviewYou can access Your Online Courses as well as a number of Services and Information from this page.
1- ERIC / YOUR HOME The navigation menu enables you to access EFC Services This is YOUR These are Course Overview YOUR Showing you all your CONTROL enrolled courses as well Blocks as Services visited My Places Calendar Navigation My Private Files The ICONS Settingsmenu enablesyou to accessEFC Courses
1- ERIC / YOUR HOME Make sure you Edit YOUR Profile and upload a thumbnail to personalise your account
Student e-Induction Module 2: eTrackerLearn to access eTracker, the college performance monitoring system.
2- eTracker What is it?What is eTracker?EFC uses eTracker to track your progress and provide you with an ILP(Individual Learning Plan).eTracker is a web based application, which enables teachers to track yourperformance against targets set.It also has e-Tutorial functionality built in, to carry out target setting,performance review and many other things related to your personal learningplan.eTracker provides you with an individual view so that you can interact withand follow your own performance. It will enable you to take greaterownership of your own learning,enabling you to plan your work better andset your own targets.All this can be done wherever you have an internet connection.
2- eTracker / How to access it? Accessing eTracker from anywhere & at anytime: https://etracker.efc.ac.uk
2- eTracker / How to access it?From ERIC, you can access eTracker by clicking on My ILP in your “My Places” Block
2- eTracker – Who for?Who can access it?• EFC Students can access their own profile• Staff at EFC• Parent(s) and/or Carer(s) can also access a limited view of the student they care for on eTracker.
2- eTracker – InformationWhat is available on eTracker?• Your profile and details• Your teaching Team’s details ( Teachers, Pastoral Tutor, etc…)• Prior achievement and MTG• BKSB - Initial Assessment and Diagnostics• Current performance• Your attendance and punctuality• Criteria and assessment view• Subject Reviews• Disciplinary and Cause For Concern• Targets and action plan• Learning Support needs• Personal Notes
2- eTracker – Student GuideMore information on what can be found on eTracker and how to use it,please check our eTracker Student Guide Direct link to Student Guide on ERIC Direct link to Student Guide on eTracker
Student e-Induction Module 3: BKSB Learn to access the Functional Skills platform
3- BKSB / How to access it? ERIC’s Homepage BKSB Diagnostic Tests and FunctionalSkills support resources You can access BKSB through ERIC using the LINKS menu
3- BKSB / How to access it? There is also a link to BKSB from EFC’s website: http://www.efc.ac.uk
3- BKSB / How to access it?Accessing BKSB Student Portal from anywhere & at anytime: http://bksbv3.efc.ac.uk/bksb_portal/
3- BKSB / Login Any Problem, Either come to Room 345 or call ILT x7777 You can also contact our Functional Skills Coordinator - Clare Cook - Room 126 t: 0208 502 8645 – e: email@example.com Enter your REFERENCE: Student ID Number 1 Select your 3 Group e.g. YR111212900/FO1V1 2 BTEC Diploma in Health andEnter your FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME 4 Click to log in
3- BKSB / What is it?BKSB is an online resource that includes in depth assessmentsand a range of materials to help you improve your skills in English,Maths and ICT.When you take a diagnostic test in BKSB it will produce an individuallearning plan where you can see what you are good at and what youneed to work on in terms of these skills.The BKSB ILP will direct you to a range of online resources, someinteractive, that you can use independently, or as guided by yourlecturers, to help you improve your skills in these areas.The results of what you do in BKSB will show in E-Tracker.BKSB materials help prepare you to take the nationally recognisedFunctional skills qualification at the level appropriate to your course.Tests and assessments happen throughout the year. Your teacher willadvise you of the details.
Student e-Induction Module 4: webmail Learn to access your college eMail with webmail
4 - webmail / How to access it? Accessing your EFC eMail from anywhere & at anytime:https://webmail.efc.ac.uk/owa
4- webmail / How to access it? There is also a link to webmail from EFC’s website: http://www.efc.ac.uk
4- webmail / How to log on?Select whether you areworking from a private or shared 1 Enter efc + your Username: efcStudent ID Number 2 3 4 Click Log On Enter your password: same as the network (For security reasons, you will need to setup your password on the network at EFC, prior to being able to access webmail)
Student e-Induction Module 5: EFC Wi-Fi Learn to access EFC Free, the college free Wi-Fi
5- Wi-Fi Access EFC Wi-Fi is identified on your device as: EFC-FREE Once connected your device browser will redirect to the following page:
5- Wi-Fi Access EFC-FREE Username & Password CHANGE MONTHLY. Where can I find the log on details? • Moodle homepage • EFC flat screens. A list is also below:efcjanuary - resolution efcjuly - barbecueefcfebruary - valentine efcaugust - sunscreenefcmarch - flowers efcseptember - harvestefcapril - chocolate efcoctober - pumpkinefcmay - maypole efcnovember - fireworkefcjune - solstice efcdecember - christmas
Student e-Induction Module 6: e-Information Find out about change of password requirements, NETiquette, acceptable use policy and where to find eSupport
Student e-Induction IMPORTANT Students’ password change every 6 weeks. This will affect your ability to access Moodle, eTracker and webmail. Make sure you change your network passwordprior to a holiday as you will NOT be able to do so outside of the college.
EFC NETiquetteWhat is NETiquette?Netiquette is mainly referring to behaviour while using Internet facilities such as individual Websites, emails, newsgroups, message boards, chat rooms or Web communities. Netiquette requiresthat people post constructive and relevant messages on places like Usenet newsgroups.Some examples of netiquette are listed below,• Not using someone elses name and pretending to be them.• Not posting or distributing material that is deemed illegal.• Not using abusive or threatening language.• Not posting racist remarks regarding peoples sex, race or gender.• Not spamming message boards or chat rooms with useless or repeated messages.• Not trying to obtain or use someone elses password.• Not trying to obtain personal information about someone.At EFC, we strongly believe that EVERYONE should feel respected,safe and encouraged to learn.Please before using EFC online facilities do make sure you read our ACCEPTABLE USEPOLICY. A copy is available on ERIC e-ACCESS page. Thank you.
Student e-Induction e-SUPPORTAny queries about student cards, webmail, hardware, software or any IT / Wi-Fi network access, please come to the ILT Room 365 or call 020 8508 8311 x7777 – e: firstname.lastname@example.orgFor any queries regarding BKSB, please contact Clare Cook, Room 126 t: 0208 502 8645 – e: email@example.com For any queries regarding ERIC and eTracker, please contact Vikki Liogier, Room 366 t: 0208 502 8759 – e: firstname.lastname@example.org
e-Induction – PresentationYou will find a copy of this presentationon ERIC’s e-Access page under theSUPPORT menuDirect link: http://eric.efc.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=1792
Conclusion You now know how to access:ERIC, eTracker, BKSB, Webmail & EFC free Wi-Fi. We hope you have found our student e-Induction practical and valuable.At EFC we believe in supporting learning and teaching from anywhere at any time!If you have any queries or need further guidance, please do not hesitate to contact us. The ILT & eLearning Team @ EFC