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

Introdution

This user manual intends to explain the usage of the site in a view of Univ-Students. The graphic style manual will be provided to the user for 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
  • 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 “Andrea”, and she is a Colombian student. She is very outstanding and very interested on ICT field. She 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

Violet 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 Andrea, Vanegas, and welcome to the site “Colombia Aprende”. In the diagram you saw before, There is a dashboard for the Univ.Students, 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

  • School informative Service link
  • My page
  • Aperitum Translation Service
  • How to Share the Experience ICT

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.

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

    Type the User name/Password on the form
  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.

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

  4. Edit
  5. Type the Current password and Type the new password and confirm password field correctly.

  6. password
    Warning

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

  7. Click the save button. You can see success message that change password.

  8. 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 Ms is meant Icon buttons in Header.

      password
    • Screen is meant content page.

      password
    • 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

      Warning

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

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

Dashboard for Univ-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 contributorsin 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. What, How and Where to study

    What, How and Where to study section is a study group meeting.

  10. 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.

  11. Career & Academic Program Link

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

    Script

    After login you will be redirected to the dashboard for Univ. students 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. Career& Acade mic 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 Univ. students.

    Career & Academic Program
  2. Linked to external service.

    Linked to external service.

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

a. Get Involved to The Social Network

Social Network provides the online space for sharing information between users.

  1. Click the Communitymenu 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.

    Social network
  3. Click the Request group membership link.

    membership link
  4. Type the request message and click the Join button.

    request message
    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. Create a network to communicate with many people.

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

    Create a network
  2. Fill to the fields on the form and click the JSave button.

    Warning

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

    Create a network
    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

Sharing daily life with our members! Let’s learn how to make blog.

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

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

    Warning

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

    Add content
    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

Sharing your knowledge! Your friend may participates to update your knowledge.

  1. Click theAdd content button on the bottom of Wiki page.

    Wiki page.
  2. Fill to the fields on the form and click the Save button.

    Warning

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

    Add content
    http://colombia.poidosa.com/en/admin/modules Script

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

    Tip

    Every Wiki content saves each time someone updated the content. Sometimes we need to get Wiki back from the old. The revision feature helps you for recovering the content.

e. Discuss together with Forum Topic for your Social Network

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

  1. Click theAdd new Forum topiclink on the Forum page.

    Add new Forum topic
  2. Fill to the fields on the form and click the Save button.

    Warning

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

    Add content
    Script

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

f. Join the Chatting

Chat provides the function to communicate between friends. Join the chat room for communicate interactively

  1. Click theGet Start button on the Chat page.

    Add new Forum topic
    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. Students

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

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

  2. You can see featured notification for Univ. Students

    Get Featured Notification for Univ. Students
    Script

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

b. Browse Agenda

You can browsing every contents like news, event, scholarship, contests, convocation and list of the day. How convenient!

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

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

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

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

    Event
  5. Click the Contentsmenu on the left menu region. You can browse contents content via filter on the top screen.

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

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

    List of the day
    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 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 Univ.students.

    Aperitum Translation Service
  2. Linked to external service.

    Linked to external service.

b. My page

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

  1. Click the My accountlink on the user menu.

    My account
  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.

    pedit your profile
  4. You can edit your profile.

    pedit your profile

c. Aperitum Translation Service

e-Portal will offer you translation service

  1. Click the Aperitum Translation Servicebutton on top of the screen.

    My account
  2. Linked to external service like google translation.

     google translation.

d. 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. students.

    Click the title of Experience ICT
    Tip

    There are two options for exploring the experience ICT, First On the dashboard of Teacher we can found the experience. Second, There is Experience ICT Menu link in The Main Menu region on the top of the screen.

    options for exploring the experience ICT
  2. You can explore Experience ICT contents, in this section you can see what other people,like you, have been experiencing in

    profile page.
    Script

    Are curious about the New ICT Technology? Or Want to Know How to Adapt Technology into the Our Real World?
    I am Very Interested on ICT Technology and want to use the ICT tech to My Classroom.
    Let’s See the Our friend’s Experiences and learn from them

  3. Other Reference