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Family & Community's Guideline
Creado: 21-05-2014

Introdution

This user manual intends to explain the usage of the site in a view of Family & Community. The graphic style manual will be provided to the user for better understanding.

a. Audience

This manual is written for those Family & Community who…

  • Wants to experience all the outstanding features in the new e-Portal site.
  • Are user unfriendly for using online website.

b. Conventions Used in This Manual

The following typographical conventions are used in this book:

  • Italic

    Indicates new terms, URLs, and emphasized text.

  • Script
    Script

    About The Character
    This character guides you to use the features, his name is “Rodríguez Familia”, and she is a Colombian student. He is very outstanding and very interested on ICT field. He sometimes study in the online course.

  • Tip
    Tip

    This icon signifies a tip, suggestion, or general note.

  • Warn
    Warning

    Warning: This icon indicates a warning or caution.

  • Open the Box
    Open the Box

    Open The Box:
    Before getting into the manual, it shows the overview of the manual and Introduce to user about the outstanding things

Open the Box

Orange Background Color Means the information must be emphasized than Others, It can be the main stream of the story

Flowchart
Script

Greetings
¡Hola Amigos y Amigas!
I am Camilo Vanegas, and welcome to the site “Colombia Aprende”. In the diagram you saw before, There is a dashboard for the Family&Community, a Dashboard to YOU! We can overview outstanding features and content at once. We will learn how to use the learning content for our classroom , how to follow the new IT trend and catch the news from Ministry of Education and how to use the community for sharing our opinion online.

Other Available Servicesl

There are available services for the Family&Community. User manual for those available in the end of this document “Other Available Services”.

  • Career & Academic Program Link
  • Aperitum Translation Service
  • How to Share the Experience

1. Logging in to ePortal

a. Registration

The registration is very important to experience full features of the Colombia Aprende. Experience the new e-Portal system with register.

  1. Open your favorite web browser and go to the website http://colombiaaprende.edu.co/

  2. Click Register at the top of your browser

    Register
  3. Fill every field on the registration form

    Fill every field
  4. Click the Create new account button.

    Create new account
    Warning

    Warning: Don’t forget to fill mandatory field(*)
    Warning: Don’t forget to choose the user role as a Student. Because we are Student!

  5. After filling all the information, the page will redirect you to main page of the website and meanwhile in your e-mail inbox, a welcome e-mail message shall be received.

  6. Click the confirmation link in e-mail, you can move to one-time login page

    confirmation link
  7. Click the Log in button

    Log in
  8. You can log in the website. You have to change your password in this page and click the save button on the bottom of page

    Change your password
  9. You can see success message that change password

    Success message
  10. Now you finished complete registration. Welcome to e-Portal! Let’s enjoy this brand new website together!

    Script

    If we want to experience all the benefits of the e-Portal site, we must register on the site. After registration, we will get the confirmation email from the system. When we get this e-mail, we must click the confirmation link for account activation.

    Tip

    You can also register your account via social network account such as Facebook and Twitter. You don’t need to click the confirmation by email for this process. But you must input the additional field for the site , since the social network account only provides to the system your name, email address.
    You can skip this step if you already have the account.

b. Login

If you need all features of Colombia Aprende. You should be Login. You can Login on the Login page.

  1. Open your favorite web browser and go to the website http://colombiaaprende.edu.co/

  2. Click Log in at the top of your browser.

    Register
  3. Type the User name/Password on the form and click the Sign-in button

    Register
  4. You can logged in and page redirect to My account page

    Script

    You can find the Login link on the right top of the screen.
    Let’s login for experience exciting features!

c. Edit Your Password

You can change your password on the Your account page.

  1. Choose My account on the user menu.

    Click My account
  2. Click the Edit tab in My account page

    Click Edit tab
  3. Type the Current password and Type the new password and confirm password field correctly.

    Change password
    Warning

    Warning: Don’t forget Current password field! Or it won’t be possible for you to change the password

  4. Click the Save button. You can see success message that change password

    Script

    You can change your password on “my page”. You can find the link of “my page” on the user menu . You can find the menu between main menu and screen.

    • Main menu is meant Icon buttons in Header.

      Main menu
    • Screen is meant content page.

      Screen
    • Tip

      You also can change your personal information on same page. But remember that your username is unavailable to change. If you change the user name you need to withdraw your current account and register again. (Carefully make the decision for withdraw, since the every content and comment will be removed after withdraw. It is impossible to recover )

      Warning

      Warning: The user menu doesn’t appear before login process . You must login for see the user menu and enjoy our site!.

2. Dashboard for the family&community (Sub Main Page for the family&community )

Dashboard for Student
  1. Outstanding educational

    It is the slide screen which changes images periodically for the announcement and issues the notification to users.

  2. Featured Contributor

    This section shows the popular contributors in the portal.

  3. Bank of the Document

    You Can get some document from the Bank of the document . MOE share many useful document by this board.

  4. Poll Section

    Users can participate in the contents of the Poll that the administrator made.

  5. Agenda in Use of ICT Section

    In order to give users information with one-click, Colombia Aprende shows News, Events, Scholarships, Contests, and Convocations in the Main Page.

  6. Experience in Use of ICT Section

    The Main Page shows the latest contents from ICT Experience. Each content can be registered by the person in charge.

  7. Activity for Community Section

    Contents from the Community section can be divided into Recent, Popular and Featured.

  8. School Informative Service

    School Informative Service provides service for detailed searching such as faculty, department. When choosing a content after the searching, the page moves to Colegio searching web site, and users can get the information they need.

  9. Career & Academic Program Link

    When users click Seeking Career, the page moves to the link site MOE provides(SNIES).

  10. Script

    After login you will be redirected to the dashboard for Family & Community such as you.
    We can see the news and events that were made for us on the dashboard. There are banners we can enjoy to use!

3. School Informative Service Link

The banner of the School informatice service provides the link to SINES site. You can go to SINES by clicking the banner.

  1. Click the School Informative Service banner on the dashboard for the teachers.

    Click the School Informative Service
  2. Linked to external service.

    Linked to external service

4. create Bank of the Document

a. Creating a document

In this section, you can learn how to create a new document on the board.

  1. Click the title “Bank of Document” for browsing all the content. You can see the list by clicking the link.

    Click the Bank of Document
  2. Click the Add Content for creating a new content on the bottom of the list page.

    Click the Add
  3. Fill out filds on the form, you must fill the mandantory filed on the form.

    Fill out filds on the form
  4. Warning

    Warning: Do not miss to fill the title filed. If you missed you can not submit the content you

    Tip

    How to upload the image or File

  5. image : Files must be less than 10 MB.
    Allowed file types: png gif jpg jpeg.
  6. file : Files must be less than 10 MB.
    Allowed file types: txt doc ppt xls pdf docx pptx xlsx zip.
    • The method to upload the file and image is similar.
    • Click the Select File button. Select File
    • Choose the file which you want on file browser and click the open button.
    • Check the name of file, if correct , click the upload button. upload
  7. If you filled every fields, do not forget to click the save button for creating a content.

    save
    Script

    This board is for upload and share the document online. You must write the title when you create the content. And You must upload the some file or image.

b. Edit & Delet Bank of Documents

In this section you learn how to eite and delete content which you made.

  1. Click the title “Bank of Document” for browsing all the content. You can see the list by clicking the link.

    Click Bank of Document
  2. Find out the content by the search bar on the top of the list page. Click the specific content which should be edited.

    list page
    Tip

    If you use the category option, you can find the content more easily. The content which you made only editable!

  3. Click the Edit tab link on the top of the page.

    Click Edit
  4. Edit the content as you want.

    Tip

    If you want upload new file, You must remove the current file by click the remove button and upload the file .

    • The method for replacing the image or file is similar.
    • Remove the file by click the remove button on the right of the image. Remove
    • Choose the file which you want on file browser and click the open button. upload
  5. Do not forget to click the save button after your modification.

    save
  6. If you want delete the conent, please click the delete button on the bottom of the edit page.

    delete
    Warning

    Warning: The message “” will be appeared if you click the delete button. It reminds you “you try to delete something!”. Thnk again before click YES.

    • Take your time twice. Because the deletion action can not be undone. If you take a mind, click the delte link for deletion forever. delte link for deletion
    • If you change your mind, click the cancel button. It is not late to undone. click cancel
  7. Script

    Summary of the section :
    This section is about how to edit or delete the document content. The title field must filled in the mode of edit as well as creation process. if you want replace the file , you must remove the current file and uplad a new one.

5. How to Use Community

a. Get Involved to The Social Network

Social Network provides a space where you can share information between users.

  1. Click the Community menu link in The Main Menu region on the top of the screen.

    s
  2. Click the Social network menu link in The left menu region. You can choose social network.

    Click the Social network
  3. Click the Request group membership link.

    Request group membership
  4. Type the request message and click the Join button.

    Click the Join button
    Script

    Do you feel alone? You can communicate with friends who has similar thought as well as me. We can browse the Social networks in Colombia. Let’s join to the Social Network.

    Tip

    If you want get out of the social network, you can do it by clicking the link on the page of social network. Don’t worry for getting off.

b. Create Your Own Social Network

You can create new Social Network. Let’s learn how to create a network for communicate with many people.

  1. Click the Create Network button on the bottom of Social network page.

    Create Network
  2. Fill to the fields on the form and click the Save button.

    Warning

    Warning: Don’t forget to fill mandatory field(*)

    Click the Save button
  3. If you filled every fields, do not forget to click the save button for creating a content.

    Click the save button
    Script

    Do you want create your own social network? You instantly create the new group. Let’s go to make.

  4. Warning

    Warning: Webmaster regularly supervision every content and social networks, If they found some violence behavior or illegal actions, they can remove the social network without notification. Hence you need to check your people and content in your group regularly. Be careful You must login for see the user menu and enjoy our site!.

c. Create Blog Content for your Social Network

Creating a New Share your life on Blog and talk about your life with your friend

  1. Click the Add content button on the bottom of Blogs page.

    Click the Add content
  2. Fill to the fields on the form and click the Save button.

    Fill out fileds on the form
  3. Warning

    Warning: Don’t forget to fill mandatory field(*)

  4. If you filled every fields, do not forget to click the save button for creating a content.

    Click the save button
    Tip

    We can share our daily life to our members! Let’s take our picture and share it with our story.

d. Share Your Knowledge with Wiki for your Social Network

You can share your knowledge in Wiki. Please share your useful knowledges.

  1. Click the Add content button on the bottom of Blogs page.

    Click the Add content
  2. Fill out fileds on the form, you must fill the mandatory filed on the form.

    Fill out fileds on the form
  3. If you filled every fields, do not forget to click the save button for creating a content.

    Click the save button
    Script

    Wiki our knowledge! Your friend may participates to update your knowledge. You can make the knowledge together.

    Tip

    We can share our daily life to our members! Let’s take our picture and share it with our story.

e. Discuss together with Forum Topic for your Social Network

You can argue with your friend about the topics on Forum.

  1. Click the Add new Forum topic link on the Forum page.

    Click the Add content
  2. Fill out fields on the form, you must fill the mandatory filed on the form.

    Warning

    Warning: Don’t forget to fill mandatory field(*)

    Fill out fileds on the form
  3. If you filled every fields, do not forget to click the save button for creating a content.

    Click the save button
    Script

    Arguments strengthen our thoughts. You can discuss online with your friend.

f. Join the Chatting

You can share your knowledge in Wiki. Please share your useful knowledges.

  1. Click the Get Start button on the Chat page.

    Click the Get Start button
    Tip

    The topic you wanna chat doesn’t exist? Don’t worry, you can suggest to webmaster to create the chatroom.

6. Keep closure to the Colombia Aprende: View Agenda

a. Get Featured Notification for Teacher

You can view the recent agenda in dashboard for teacher.

  1. Click the Family&Community menu button on the left menu region.

  2. You can see featured notification for teachers.

    Aperitum Translation Service
  3. Script

    We can see the notification on the dashboard for Teacher. The dashboard distilled the agenda content by system. It is very useful feature. Because we sometimes don’t have the time to classify.

    b. Browse Agenda

    You can find out the News, Events, Scholarship on the Agenda section. Keep close to the Colombia Aprende. Many useful agendas will be shared.

    1. Click the Agenda menu button on the main menu region. You can see Agenda sub main page.

      Aperitum Translation Service
    2. Click the Newsmenu on the left menu region. You can browse news content via filter on the top screen.

      Aperitum Translation Service
    3. Click the Event menu on the left menu region. You can browse event content via filter on the top screen.

      Aperitum Translation Service
    4. Click the Scholarship menu on the left menu region. You can browse scholarship content via filter on the top screen.

      Aperitum Translation Service
    5. Click the Contents menu on the left menu region. You can browse contents content via filter on the top screen.

      Aperitum Translation Service
    6. Click the Convocation menu on the left menu region. You can browse convocation content via filter on the top screen.

      Aperitum Translation Service
    7. Click the List of the day menu on the left menu region. You can browse list of the day content via filter on the top screen.

      Aperitum Translation Service
    8. Script

      We must keep in touch with Colombia Aprende to know the news about the Learning. The e-Portal site provides many kind of content for the news. Let’s enjoy.

    Other Available Services

    a. Career & Academic Program Link

    The banner of the Career & Acadebic Program provides the link to Buscando Colegio site. You can go to Buscando Colegio by clicking the banner.

    1. Click the Career & Academic Program Link banner on the dashboard for the Family&Community.

      Other Available Services
    2. Linked to external service.

      Other Available Services

    b. Aperitum Translation Service

    If you want translate some word, you can use the Apertium Translation Service.

    1. Click the Aperitum Translation Service button on top of the screen.

      Other Available Services
    2. Linked to external service like google translation.

      Other Available Services

    c. How to Share the Experience

    In this section you can get some information about how to use or implement the ICT technology on your professional field. You can indirectly experience the use of ICT technology of your friend.

    1. Click the title of Experience ICT block on the dashboard for the Family&Community.

      Other Available Services
    2. You can explore Experience ICT contents, in this section you can see what other people, like you, have been experiencing in ICT

      Other Available Services

    Other Reference