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Univ Professor's Guideline
Creado: 21-05-2014

Introdution

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

a. Audience

This manual is written for those student s who…

  • Wants to experience all the outstanding features in the new e-Portal site.
  • Wants to use the learning resources to your class for your students.
  • 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, her name is Margarita Maria, and she is a Colombian teacher. She is a kind and very passionate teacher who uses the new IT technology for teaching to her students.

  • 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

Blue 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 García Jose, and welcome to the site “Colombia Aprende”. In the diagram you saw before, There is a dashboard for the Univ-professors, 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 the Ministry of Education and how to use the community for sharing our opinion online.

Other Available Services

This manual is written for those Univ-professors who…

  • School informative Service link, Career & Academic Program Link
  • How to share the Experience ICT
  • My page
  • Apertium Translation Service

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

    Tip

    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

2. Dashboard for the Students (Sub Main Page for the Students )

Dashboard for Univ_professors
  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. Content Collection Section

    It announces the main Contents, and can provide the latest information to users in some periodic changes.

  4. Quick Menu Section

    The Quick Menu Section gives Quick Link function to users on the screen such as Explore and Guideline.

  5. Poll Section

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Activity for Community Section

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

  9. 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.

  10. Career & Academic Program Link

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

    Tip

    After login you will be redirected to the dashboard for student 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. How to Use Idea Crowd

a. Create Idea Crowd Univ-Professors

In this menu, You will share your idea with other professors. Let's learn about how to make idea crowd content.

  1. Click the title 'Idea crowd' for browsing all the content. You can see the list by clicking the link.

  2. Click the 'Add content' button on the bottom of page.

  3. Fill out fields on the form, you must fill the mandatory field.

    Warning

    Warning: Don’t forget to fill mandatory field.(*) If you didn't do that, your content will not save.

    Tip

    How to upload image?
    Follow next screen! You can pload your awesome image on your content. File upload process is same with image upload process.

    • Click the'Select File' button on the image field.

      Main menu
    • Choose image file that you want upload.

  4. Click the 'Save' button on the bottom of create form.

  5. Page will redirect to content that you were created.

b. Edit & Delete Idea crowd

Have you want edit or delete your content? Follow this procedure, you can do that.

  1. Click the title 'Idea crwod' on the dashboard for univ professors.

  2. Find your content that you want edit and click the content.

  3. Click the Edit tab on top of content.

  4. You can edit your content

  5. After all the modifications have been made, click on the save button.

  6. Fill out filds on the form, you must fill the mandantory filed on the form.

    Tip

    How to delete my content?
    Follow next screen! You can delete your contents.

    • Click the'Delete' button next to the save button.

    • You can see system message like"really want to delete content?"

    • Click the 'Delete' button again

    • Your content was deleted successfully.

4. Get Involved into Community, Extending Your Social Life : 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.

  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

Creating a New Social Network is very simple. Try to create a Social network directly communicate with the user.

  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
    Script

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

    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. 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.

5. Keep closure to the Colombia Aprende: View Agenda

a. Get Featured Notification for Univ professors

You can view the recent agenda in dashboard for Univ professors.

  1. Click the Univ Professors menu button on the left menu region.

  2. You can see featured notification for Univ professors..

    Notification for Univ professors
    Script

    We can see the notification on the dashboard for Univ professors. The dashboard distilled the agenda content by system. It is very useful feature. Because we sometimes doesn’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.

    Click the Agenda menu button
  2. Click the News menu on the left menu region. You can browse news content via filter on the top screen.

    Click the News menu button
  3. Click the Event menu on the left menu region. You can browse event content via filter on the top screen.

    Click the Event menu button
  4. Click the Scholarship menu on the left menu region. You can browse scholarship content via filter on the top screen.

    Click the Scholarship menu button
  5. Click the Contents menu on the left menu region. You can browse contents content via filter on the top screen.

    Click the Contents menu button
  6. 6. Click the Convocation menu on the left menu region. You can browse convocation content via filter on the top screen.

    Click the Convocation menu button
  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.

    Click the List of the day menu button
    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. School Informative Service

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 Univ Professors.

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

    Linked to external service

b. 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 'School Informative Service' banner on the dashboard for the Univ Professors.

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

    Linked to external service

c. How to share the Experience ICT

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 Univ Professors.

    Click the title of experience
  2. You can explore Experience ICT contents, in this section you can see what other people, like you, have been experiencing in ICT

    Experience ICT contents
  3. Tip

    How to upload Experience ICT content? Follow next screen! You can upload your content in Experience ICT.

    • Click the'Add content' button on the bottom of the page.

      Add content
    • Fill out fields on the form, you must fill the mandatory field on the form.

      Warning

      Warning: Don’t forget to fill mandatory field.(*) If you didn't that, your content will not save.

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

d. My page

In this page, you can view your profile and edit your profile.

  1. Click the My account link on the user menu.

    Click the My account link
  2. You can see your profile page.

    Profile page
  3. If you want edit your profile, click the Edit tab on top of the page.

    Click the Edit tab
  4. You can edit your profile.

    Edit profile

e. 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.

    Click the School Informative Service
  2. Linked to external service like google translation.

    Linked to external service

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