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=Overview=
=Overview=
Learning Modules is a tool that provides course materials in a logical, sequential, order, guiding students through the content and assessments in the order specified by the instructor.  Instructors can insert formatted text, files, weblinks, Discussion Topics, Assignments, Tests & Quizzes, and soon, Assessments.  Content can be structured in such a way as to require students to complete content before they are allowed to proceed to the next content.  It is also possible for instructors to set up a place for students to add content to the Learning Module.
Learning Modules is a tool that provides course materials in a logical, sequential, order, guiding students through the content and assessments in the order specified by the instructor.  Instructors can insert formatted text, files, weblinks, Discussion Topics, Assignments, Tests & Quizzes, and soon, Assessments.  Content can be structured in such a way as to require students to complete content before they are allowed to proceed to the next content.  It is also possible for instructors to set up a place for students to add content to the Learning Module.
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When you first enter the Learning Modules tool, and every time you create a new Page in Learning Modules, you will see instructions for adding various content to the Learning Module.  R
 
There are three main ways to present the content:
There are three main ways to present the content:
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* All Pages in one Learning Module and accessible to students at all times.  
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* All Subpages in one Learning Module and accessible to students at all times.  
[[File:Screenshot-modules-in-one-page.png]]
[[File:Screenshot-modules-in-one-page.png]]
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* All Pages in one Learning Module and students complete prior module before proceeding to the next.  Prior modules can be ''required'' or simply presented in that order.
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* All Subpages in one Learning Module and students complete prior Subpage before proceeding to the next.  Prior Subpages can be ''required'' or simply presented in that order.
[[File:Screenshot-modules-in-lm.png]]
[[File:Screenshot-modules-in-lm.png]]
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* All pages in the course toolbar.  Each Learning Module can be revealed after students have completed prior work.
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* Pages in the course toolbar.  Each Page can be accessed after students have completed prior work or can be accessible to students at all times.  
[[File:Screenshot-modules-in-toolbar.png]]
[[File:Screenshot-modules-in-toolbar.png]]
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==All Pages in one Learning Module and Accessible to Students at All Times==
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When you first enter the Learning Modules tool, and every time you add a new Subpage, you will see some simple instructions and examples for use of the tools. As soon as you begin to add content, this information will be replaced with your content.  If you want to see the instructions again, click '''Help''' at the top of the Learning Modules tool.
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==Add Text in Learning Modules==
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# Click '''Add Text''' at the top of the Learning Modules screen.  Use the content editor to enter and format your text.  You may embed video, images, weblinks, into the content that you add here.
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# Click '''Save'''.
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==Add Multimedia==
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Content added here will be added to the course Resources in a "Learning Module" folder.
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# Click '''Add Multimedia''' at the top of the Learning Modules screen.
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* In the box that appears, click "Frequently Asked Questions about multimedia content" for specific instructions on each type of multimedia that can be inserted and how it will be displayed to students.
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## Enter the URL for the content you want to insert, such as a Youtube video, OR
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#* Click '''Browse''' to locate the file on your computer, OR
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#* Click '''Choose Existing File''' if the file is located in the Resources tool in your course.
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# Click '''Save'''.
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==Add Resource==
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Content added here will be added to the course Resources in a "Learning Module" folder.
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# Click '''Add Resource''' at the top of the Learning Modules screen.
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* In the box that appears, click "Frequently Asked Questions about multimedia content" for specific instructions on each type of multimedia that can be inserted and how it will be displayed to students.
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# Enter the URL for the content you want to insert, such as a Youtube video, OR
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#* Click '''Browse''' to locate the file on your computer, OR
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#* Click '''Choose Existing File''' if the file is located in the Resources tool in your course.
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# Click '''Save'''.
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==Add Assignment==
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# Click '''Add Assignment''' at the top of the Learning Modules Screen. All available Assignments will be listed.
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# Select the Assignment you want to insert, OR
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#* Click '''Create new assignment using Assignments'''
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#** You will be taken to the Assignment tool where you can create the Assignment.  Once you've completed the Assignment, click '''Continue wtih Add Assignment, after you have created the new assignment'''
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# Click '''Use selected item'''
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==Add Subpage in Learning Modules==
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You can think of Subpages as ways to organize the content.  Subpages could be labeled "Week 1, Week 2, Week 3 . . ." or "Module 1, Module 2, Module 3 . . ." or "Baroque, Renaissance, Classical . . ." for example.
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In the example shown above, when students click on "Learning Modules," they see each module listed and click on them in any order they chooseTo
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To add a Subpage:
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# Click '''Add Subpage''' at the top of the Learning Modules page.
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# "Page title"- Type a title for the Subpage
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# If you want to add the Subpage to a different Page than the one you are currently on, click '''Choose Existing Page.''' You will

Revision as of 18:35, 24 July 2013

Contents

Overview

Learning Modules is a tool that provides course materials in a logical, sequential, order, guiding students through the content and assessments in the order specified by the instructor. Instructors can insert formatted text, files, weblinks, Discussion Topics, Assignments, Tests & Quizzes, and soon, Assessments. Content can be structured in such a way as to require students to complete content before they are allowed to proceed to the next content. It is also possible for instructors to set up a place for students to add content to the Learning Module.

There are three main ways to present the content:


Screenshot-modules-in-one-page.png


Screenshot-modules-in-lm.png


Screenshot-modules-in-toolbar.png

When you first enter the Learning Modules tool, and every time you add a new Subpage, you will see some simple instructions and examples for use of the tools. As soon as you begin to add content, this information will be replaced with your content. If you want to see the instructions again, click Help at the top of the Learning Modules tool.

Add Text in Learning Modules

  1. Click Add Text at the top of the Learning Modules screen. Use the content editor to enter and format your text. You may embed video, images, weblinks, into the content that you add here.
  2. Click Save.

Add Multimedia

Content added here will be added to the course Resources in a "Learning Module" folder.

  1. Click Add Multimedia at the top of the Learning Modules screen.
    1. Enter the URL for the content you want to insert, such as a Youtube video, OR
    • Click Browse to locate the file on your computer, OR
    • Click Choose Existing File if the file is located in the Resources tool in your course.
  1. Click Save.

Add Resource

Content added here will be added to the course Resources in a "Learning Module" folder.

  1. Click Add Resource at the top of the Learning Modules screen.
  1. Enter the URL for the content you want to insert, such as a Youtube video, OR
    • Click Browse to locate the file on your computer, OR
    • Click Choose Existing File if the file is located in the Resources tool in your course.
  2. Click Save.

Add Assignment

  1. Click Add Assignment at the top of the Learning Modules Screen. All available Assignments will be listed.
  2. Select the Assignment you want to insert, OR
    • Click Create new assignment using Assignments
      • You will be taken to the Assignment tool where you can create the Assignment. Once you've completed the Assignment, click Continue wtih Add Assignment, after you have created the new assignment
  3. Click Use selected item




Add Subpage in Learning Modules

You can think of Subpages as ways to organize the content. Subpages could be labeled "Week 1, Week 2, Week 3 . . ." or "Module 1, Module 2, Module 3 . . ." or "Baroque, Renaissance, Classical . . ." for example.

To add a Subpage:

  1. Click Add Subpage at the top of the Learning Modules page.
  2. "Page title"- Type a title for the Subpage
  3. If you want to add the Subpage to a different Page than the one you are currently on, click Choose Existing Page. You will
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