eTMAs
What we’ll cover <ul><li>“ One off” tasks </li></ul><ul><li>The usual process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Downloading </li></ul>...
Before we start <ul><li>The early slides have text </li></ul><ul><li>The later ones have pictures </li></ul><ul><li>I’ll t...
Do once <ul><li>Using Windows Explorer create C:etmas folder </li></ul><ul><li>Within that folder create two sub-folders <...
Creating folders <ul><li>In Windows Explorer navigate to the C: “bit”  </li></ul><ul><li>Select “File -> New -> Folder” </...
Creating folders
File handler <ul><li>Use “file -> open” to tell the file handler where the etmas will be </li></ul>
Now we’re set <ul><li>Real eTMAs are collected from TutorHome but we’ll use the training system </li></ul><ul><li>http://e...
On the training system  <ul><li>Staff number and OUCU </li></ul><ul><li>Tick box 1 (and others if you feel the need) </li>...
eTMA screen
Collecting <ul><li>Click“Uncollected” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Select all” </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Collect” </li></ul><ul><li>...
Unpack <ul><li>Find the file and run it </li></ul><ul><li>Accept the default – c:etmasdownloads </li></ul>
Handle files
 
Opening the assignment <ul><li>Clicking on the file will open it in your word processor </li></ul>
Having caught your assignment <ul><li>Mark it! </li></ul>
 
 
Save the zip  <ul><li>You might have to tell the file handler where they go the first time you use it </li></ul>
Sending them back
Confirmation screen
Help!
Summary <ul><li>Once you’ve got into the swing it’ll make even more sense </li></ul><ul><li>There is loads of help availab...
Questions?
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eTMAs

  1. 1. eTMAs
  2. 2. What we’ll cover <ul><li>“ One off” tasks </li></ul><ul><li>The usual process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Downloading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zipping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Returning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where to get help </li></ul>
  3. 3. Before we start <ul><li>The early slides have text </li></ul><ul><li>The later ones have pictures </li></ul><ul><li>I’ll try to make it painless </li></ul><ul><li>Ask if you have any questions </li></ul><ul><li>Laugh if I tell a joke </li></ul>
  4. 4. Do once <ul><li>Using Windows Explorer create C:etmas folder </li></ul><ul><li>Within that folder create two sub-folders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C:etmasdownloads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C:etmas eturns </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Install file handler from CD or download from eTMA site </li></ul><ul><li>Configure file handler </li></ul>
  5. 5. Creating folders <ul><li>In Windows Explorer navigate to the C: “bit” </li></ul><ul><li>Select “File -> New -> Folder” </li></ul><ul><li>Name the folder “etmas” </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the etmas folder and use the same process to create the subfolders </li></ul>
  6. 6. Creating folders
  7. 7. File handler <ul><li>Use “file -> open” to tell the file handler where the etmas will be </li></ul>
  8. 8. Now we’re set <ul><li>Real eTMAs are collected from TutorHome but we’ll use the training system </li></ul><ul><li>http://etma-training.open.ac.uk/etma/tutor/ </li></ul>
  9. 9. On the training system <ul><li>Staff number and OUCU </li></ul><ul><li>Tick box 1 (and others if you feel the need) </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the training password </li></ul><ul><li>Wait while the system creates dummy assignments </li></ul>
  10. 10. eTMA screen
  11. 11. Collecting <ul><li>Click“Uncollected” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Select all” </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Collect” </li></ul><ul><li>Save the file to C:etmasdownloads </li></ul>
  12. 12. Unpack <ul><li>Find the file and run it </li></ul><ul><li>Accept the default – c:etmasdownloads </li></ul>
  13. 13. Handle files
  14. 15. Opening the assignment <ul><li>Clicking on the file will open it in your word processor </li></ul>
  15. 16. Having caught your assignment <ul><li>Mark it! </li></ul>
  16. 19. Save the zip <ul><li>You might have to tell the file handler where they go the first time you use it </li></ul>
  17. 20. Sending them back
  18. 21. Confirmation screen
  19. 22. Help!
  20. 23. Summary <ul><li>Once you’ve got into the swing it’ll make even more sense </li></ul><ul><li>There is loads of help available </li></ul><ul><li>Let your Staff Tutor know if you need buddy support </li></ul>
  21. 24. Questions?

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