ANGELPenn State’s Course Management System<br />Created by PSY Office of C&IS<br />
What is Angel?<br />Penn State’s Course Management System<br />Provides professors and students with a convenient means of...
What are the benefits of using Angel?<br />Improves student-professor communication<br />Keeps you organized<br />Allows y...
How do I access Angel?<br />Go to http://cms.psu.edu.<br />Enter your Penn State Access Account userid and password.<br />...
The Interface: Top Frame<br />University:  Opens the Penn State home page in a new window<br />LIAS: Opens the university ...
The Interface:  Left Frame<br />Home: takes you to the home screen<br />Log off: logs the user off<br />Help: displays the...
The Interface: Content Frame<br />Once the user chooses a course from under “My Courses” on the “My Profile” page, the cou...
Course Arrangement<br />Found under the “My Courses” subheading<br />Syllabus Tab: May also contain contact info, texts, o...
Lessons Tab<br />Toolbar: <br />Previous: Takes the user to the previously listed file or folder on same hierarchy level. ...
Course Arrangement (cont’d)<br />Resources: The class roster, including instructor, is found here.<br />The user can find ...
Course Arrangement (cont’d)<br />Reports Tab: This will link the user to items not visited, as well as the learner profile...
My Profile Page<br />The elements of the “My Profile” page can be personalized—appearance and placement<br />Select “My pr...
My Profile Page<br />My Courses: shows courses in which the user is enrolled for which the instructor is using ANGEL<br />...
My Profile Page<br />My Toolbox: User may add addresses of favorite or frequently visited Web sites here.  These can speci...
My Profile Page<br />My E-mail: E-mail received from ANGEL courses and groups will display here.  Users can also establish...
My Profile Page<br />My Calendar: Users can keep a detailed, private, personal calendar of important dates by clicking on ...
My Profile Page<br />New Mail: User can view only ANGEL course and group mail here.<br />Today’s Calendar: All of the curr...
User Options: System Settings<br />My Settings: Users can update personal information and viewing settings here. <br />For...
QUESTIONS?<br />
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  1. 1. ANGELPenn State’s Course Management System<br />Created by PSY Office of C&IS<br />
  2. 2. What is Angel?<br />Penn State’s Course Management System<br />Provides professors and students with a convenient means of keeping in touch with each other. <br />Offers alternative means of course material distribution, collection, testing and communication between members of the Penn State community.<br />
  3. 3. What are the benefits of using Angel?<br />Improves student-professor communication<br />Keeps you organized<br />Allows you to take exams online, and check the grade for that<br />Lets you form message boards and write group-specific emails to keep in touch with your classmates<br />
  4. 4. How do I access Angel?<br />Go to http://cms.psu.edu.<br />Enter your Penn State Access Account userid and password.<br />Click the “Log On” button while “access account is selected.<br />Please log off when you are done using ANGEL.<br />
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  6. 6. The Interface: Top Frame<br />University: Opens the Penn State home page in a new window<br />LIAS: Opens the university library page in a new window<br />Registrar: Opens a page linking to the Registrary, eLion, and World Campus<br />Search: Opens the Penn State search page in a new window<br />Webmail: Opens PSU webmail in a new window<br />Portal: Opens the Access account portal to all PSU access web apps in a new window<br />
  7. 7. The Interface: Left Frame<br />Home: takes you to the home screen<br />Log off: logs the user off<br />Help: displays the angel help dialog<br />User Options: change options like themes and forwarding e-mail<br />
  8. 8. The Interface: Content Frame<br />Once the user chooses a course from under “My Courses” on the “My Profile” page, the course content is displayed.<br />This will provide access to the course syllabus, calendar, lessons, class roster (Class), class communications (In Touch), and other tools for enhancing the user’s class experience.<br />
  9. 9. Course Arrangement<br />Found under the “My Courses” subheading<br />Syllabus Tab: May also contain contact info, texts, objectives, schedule, requirements, and attendance and academic integrity policies<br />Calendar Tab: Course events are found here (i.e., announcements, assignments, exams)<br />Lessons Tab: May contain: <br />Weekly course content folders<br />Online pages of info provided by instructor<br />Hyperlinks to Web pages outside of ANGEL<br />Quizzes<br />Surveys<br />Files creates in other applications<br />Message boards for asynchronous discussions<br />Dropbox for assignment submission<br />
  10. 10. Lessons Tab<br />Toolbar: <br />Previous: Takes the user to the previously listed file or folder on same hierarchy level. This does NOT lead to the last location visited.<br />Next: Takes the user to the next listed file or folder on the same hierarchy level.<br />Up: Leads up one level in the file or folder hierarchy.<br />Top: Takes the user to the initial “Lessons” tab area.<br />Index: Displays all the files and folders on the “Lessons” tab in a tree structure.<br />
  11. 11. Course Arrangement (cont’d)<br />Resources: The class roster, including instructor, is found here.<br />The user can find information on class members, class teams, the user’s teams, and can conduct searches to find class members.<br />Communicate: This tab provides links to<br />Course mail: Send, read, and review mail.<br />Team File Manager: Add or upload files or folders for team members.<br />Message Boards: Take part in asynchronous discussions with course members.<br />Chat Rooms: Take part in “real time” chats with course members.<br />Course News and Events: View course announcements, news, and poll questions.<br />In Touch Links: Find and link to Web pages outside of ANGEL that the professor adds for the class.<br />
  12. 12. Course Arrangement (cont’d)<br />Reports Tab: This will link the user to items not visited, as well as the learner profile and grade report.<br />Course Agents:<br />What’s New Agent: View items not completed.<br />My Learner Profile: Review course performance measures and statistics.<br />Student Reports:<br />My Online Grades: View a simplified report of all online graded activities along with instructor’s comments.<br />My Course Activity: Summary of all course logins and time spent in the course.<br />My Course Attendance: The instructor may provide a listing of student attendance.<br />
  13. 13. My Profile Page<br />The elements of the “My Profile” page can be personalized—appearance and placement<br />Select “My profile content” link in “My settings”<br />Choose the check box(es) next to items you would like to be displayed<br />Select display parameters and locations using pull-down menus<br />
  14. 14. My Profile Page<br />My Courses: shows courses in which the user is enrolled for which the instructor is using ANGEL<br />My Groups: All campus groups, both course-related and otherwise, are listed here. Will have “About” and “Members” tabs.<br />My Bookmarks: Displays personal bookmarks. Folders and bookmarks are displayed hierarchically.<br />
  15. 15. My Profile Page<br />My Toolbox: User may add addresses of favorite or frequently visited Web sites here. These can specified as public or hidden.<br />My Files: User can store up to 10 MB of personal files by selecting the “Add Content” link to add or upload a file.<br />
  16. 16. My Profile Page<br />My E-mail: E-mail received from ANGEL courses and groups will display here. Users can also establish a link to a Web-based e-mail account by clicking the “New Entry” button under the “Internet Mail” subheading and following the directions on the screen.<br />My Tasks: Users can create a personal to-do list here by following the menus and instructions on the screen. Click the checkbox to the left of the task to indicate that it has been completed.<br />
  17. 17. My Profile Page<br />My Calendar: Users can keep a detailed, private, personal calendar of important dates by clicking on the date in the calendar on the right and selecting the “Add” link in the toolbar.<br />My Content Library: A place to add and store content to potentially use in an ANGEL group for which the user is the editor.<br />
  18. 18. My Profile Page<br />New Mail: User can view only ANGEL course and group mail here.<br />Today’s Calendar: All of the current day’s events from user’s “My Calendar” appear here, including events from course and group calendars<br />My Announcements: Course and group announcements appear here, followed by the name of the course or group to which it pertains.<br />
  19. 19. User Options: System Settings<br />My Settings: Users can update personal information and viewing settings here. <br />Forwarding ANGEL course mail to another account: <br />Log on to ANGEL<br />From “My Profile” page, choose the “wrench” icon<br />Select “System Settings” link<br />Under “Mail Settings”, type a valid e-mail address in the “Forwarding Address” text box<br />Make a selection from the “Forwarding Mode” pull-down menu<br />Click the “Save” button <br />
  20. 20. QUESTIONS?<br />

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