How to navigate an E-Learning Course
LAUNCH MY ELEARNING COURSE
To launch your e-Learning course use your Learning page. Click on the 'My Learning' link in the navigation bar.
Now you need to select the course you want to launch. Click on the course.
Progress details for this module are displayed. To launch this e-Learning module, click on the title of the module.
The e-Learning course is then launched and you can progress through it using the navigation buttons.
When you have exited the e-Learning module, your progress will be automatically updated. Click on the 'Forward' button to continue.
ACCESS CHAT ROOM AND FORUM
You access the Chat Rooms and Forums for a course via your Learning Plan. Click on the 'Communication Tools' from your navigation bar or the icon symbols right above from where you have launched the module..
Click on the 'Chat room' icon.
This is the chat room. It allows you to talk with other users in real time. At the left of the chat room window is a list of users who are currently in the room. When a user enters the room, their name will appear in the list. If the Course Manager is in the room, their name is highlighted, and all messages that they post to the room are highlighted.
Now we will take a look at the forums. Click on the 'Forum' icon.
The forum is now displayed. From here you can browse topics or search the forum for specific keywords. Messages that you post to a forum are always available to all users who are enrolled on the course. Messages in the forum are grouped into topics around the Modules of the course.
The details of the topic are now displayed. Click on the 'Reply' button.
You are then able to reply to this topic.
Now you need to submit your reply. Click on the 'Submit' button.
Your reply is then submitted to this forum topic.
It can be difficult to find information in forums that have a large number of messages. You can search the forum to find messages that contain key words. Click Search to display all the messages in the forum that contain your selected words.
CHECK AND SEND EMAILS
To Check Messages:
To check messages within the system click on "Communication Tools" in the navigation bar.
Click on "Messages". Here you will find the messages you have received within the system.
To Send Messages:
Click on "My E-Learning" in the navigation bar.
Here you will find the email icon and may send an email to the Course Manager within the system.
Click on the "Email" button. Prepare your message then press "Send".
VIEW MY TRAINING REPORTS
To view a report of your training progress you need to use Reports. Click on the 'My Reports' link in the navigation bar.
On this screen all the standard reports are listed. Reports can be run for specific date ranges and can be produced in either HTML or .csv (MS Excel) versions. Click on the 'Report format' dropdown menu.
The dropdown menu then displays and allows you to select the format that you want the reports produced in. You will first be shown how to produce a HTML report. Click on the 'Normal (HTML)' entry in the dropdown menu.
You can now select the period you want to run the report for. Click on the 'Report period' dropdown menu.
The dropdown menu then displays and allows you to select from the various period options. Click on the 'Current month' entry in the dropdown menu.
Now you need to select the report you want to run in an HTML format. Click on the 'Training record' link.
The report is now displayed in HTML format. Click on the 'Forward' button to continue. We'll now see what a report looks like in the CSV format. Click on the 'Report format' dropdown menu.
Click on the 'Comma Separated Values (CSV)' entry in the dropdown menu.
Now you need to select the report you want to run in an .csv format. Click on the 'Training record' link.
A pop-up window is now displayed to automatically open the report in MS Excel. If you select 'Open', the Excel spreadsheet will be launched. Click on the 'Open' button.
The report is now displayed in a MS Excel spreadsheet. Click on the 'Forward' button to continue.