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== Phase 1: Student  ==
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#Login to CourseWork: http://coursework.stanford.edu
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[ If you need help with a step, click on the '''[ Instructions ]''' link ]
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#Notice the new parts to ''My Workspace'': ''Spotlight'', ''Instructor and Student Basics'', and ''Showcase''.
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#Click on the tab labeled ''LC-Orientation-Student''. If you can't find the tab, look in ''My Active Sites''.
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#Complete the assignment called ''Student Orientation A1''. This contains a multiple choice, fill-in-the-blanks, a short answer and an audio response.
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== Phase 2: Instructor ==
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== Phase 1Be a Student ==
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#Login as a student to CourseWork: http://coursework.stanford.edu.  
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In order to use CourseWork effectively as an instructor, it is important to understand what it feels like to use it as a student.  The following will give a bit of experience with ''Assignments'' and ''Materials'' from the student point of view.
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#Click on the tab labeled ''LC-Orientation-Instructor''. If you can't find the tab, look in ''My Active Sites''.  
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#'''Import all assignments''': Import all assignments from ''LC-Orientation-Resources''. '''[ [[CourseWork5.AssignmentsImportAll|Instructions]] ]'''
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# '''Login''' to CourseWork: http://coursework.stanford.edu. Click on the tab labeled ''LC-Orientation-Student''. If you can't find the tab, look in ''My Active Sites''.  
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#'''Export and import individual assignments''': Export one assignment from ''LC-Orientation-Instructor'' to your desktop and then import it. To export, go to the assignment in ''Pending Assignments'' and choose ''Export'' from the drop-down menu. Select ''Content Packaging'' (not ''QTI v 1.2'') and save the file to your desktop. To import, click the ''Import'' button on the same page (under ''New Assignment'') and select the file you just saved to your desktop. '''[ [[CourseWork5.AssignmentsImportOne|Instructions]] ]'''
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# '''Assignment''': Complete the assignment called ''Student Orientation A1''. This contains a short answer item and an audio response item.  
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#In ''Pending Assignments'', go to the assignment you imported called ''Student Orientation A1''.  
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# '''Download / Upload''': Go to ''Materials'' and download the file called ''DownloadPractice.doc'' and upload it to your Drop Box.
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#'''Change settings''': Open the ''Settings'' and change the title to something unique (like ''yourSUNetID Assignment'') and then ''Save Settings and Publish''. '''[ [[CourseWork5.PublishExistingAssignment|Instructions]] ]'''
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# '''Logout''' and notify your coordinator that you have completed this part of the tutorial.
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#'''Retract and republish''': Retract ''yourSUNetID Assignment'' by going to the version in ''Published assignments'', and choose to edit the settings (which automatically retracts the assignment). Change the due date to one week later than you had set previously and republish the assignment.
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#'''Score an assignment''': In ''Published Assignments'', go to the assignment called ''Instructor Orientation A1'' and find one student without their results scored (no comments in the feedback box). Add your comments and save. '''[ [[CourseWork5.ScoringBasics|Instructions]] ]'''
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#'''Allow retake''': Go to the ''Submission Status'' screen for that student and ''Allow Retake''. '''[ [[CourseWork5.ScoringBasics|Instructions]] ]'''
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#'''Upload to Materials''': Write a reflection on this orientation process in MSWord (1 sentence minimum) and upload it to the ''Reflections'' folder in ''Materials''.  
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#'''Upload to a Drop-box''': Upload the same reflection to the dropbox of one student
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#'''Post an announcement''': Copy the text of the reflection into a new announcement and post it (with no email)
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#Logout of Coursework and email your reflection to your coordinator.
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== Phase 3: Create ==
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== Phase 2Be an Instructor ==
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#Create an assignment that contains at least one audio response item and one short answer/essay item. Including a file upload item and a fill-in-the-blanks item is also strongly recommended. '''[ [[CourseWork5.CW5CreatingAssignments|Instructions]] ]'''
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At the Language Center, the basics things we do on CourseWork are the syllabus, importing/exporting assignments, creating audio response and short answer assignments, and uploading / downloading files. The following will give experience with these basic tasks.
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#'''Forums''': Go to ''Forums'' and comment on a post and then post your own new topic. If possible, make an .mp3 recording of your voice and add that to the post or comment as an attachment.
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#'''Wiki''': Go to the ''Wiki'' and create your own page, adding at least one sentence (i.e. kenro was here!)
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#'''Question Pool''': Go to ''Assignments'' and create a question pool. Then create an assignment that randomly draws from that question pool.
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== Phase 4: Innovate ==
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'''Note'''If you want to just try out some of CourseWork's features, feel free to explore https://coursework-demo.stanford.edu
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*No specific instructions ...  
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# '''Login''' to CourseWork:  http://coursework.stanford.edu.  
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*Need ideas? Want to be inspired? Take a look at some of the details from the 2009 second prize winner in the Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award competition, "Germany and the World Wars, 1870-1990", by Dr. Edith Sheffer of the Stanford History Department.  
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# '''Export and import individual assignments''': 
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**Description: http://openedpractices.org/course/germany-and-world-wars-1870-1990
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## Go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Resources''.  Find the assignment called ''Instructor Orientation A0'' and export it to your desktop.  To export, go to the assignment in ''Working Copies'' and choose ''Export'' from the drop-down menu.  Select ''Content Packaging'' (not ''QTI v 1.2'') and save the file to your desktop. 
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**Interview: http://www.stanford.edu/group/coursework/cgi-bin/wordpress/?p=191
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## Then go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Instructor'' and import the assignment you just exported.  To import, go to click the ''Import'' button on the same page (under ''New Assignment'') and select the file you just saved to your desktop. '''[ [CourseWork5.AssignmentsImportOne|Instructions] ]'''
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**Presentation: http://vimeo.com/5623121
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## Rename the assignment:  In ''Working Copies'', go to the assignment you imported called ''Instructor Orientation A0''. Open the ''Settings'' and change the title to something unique, like ''Instructor Orientation A0 yourSUNetID'', and then ''Save Settings and Publish''.  '''[ [CourseWork5.PublishExistingAssignment|Instructions] ]'''
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# '''Create an Assignment''': Go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Instructor''. Create an assignment named something unique, like ''Instructor Orientation A1 yourSUNetID''.  Add at least one audio response item and one short answer/essay item.  '''[ [CourseWork5.CW5CreatingAssignments|Instructions] ]'''
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# '''Score an assignment''':  Go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Instructor''.  In ''Published Assignments'', go to the assignment called ''Instructor Orientation A1'' and find one student with a submission.  Change the score, add your comments and save.  '''[ [CourseWork5.ScoringBasics|Instructions] ]'''
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# '''Upload to Materials''':  Go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Instructor''.  Write a reflection on this orientation process in MSWord (1 sentence minimum) and upload it to the ''Reflections'' folder in ''Materials''.  Make sure you include your name or SUNetID in the filename.
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# '''Upload to a Drop-box''': Go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Instructor''.  Upload the same reflection to the dropbox of one student
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# '''Logout''' of Coursework
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# '''Email''' your reflection to your coordinator.  
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If you are interested in learning more, go on to [Workshops.CWSelfTutorialMore|More Stuff to do].

Revision as of 15:28, 7 July 2011


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[ If you need help with a step, click on the [ Instructions ] link ]

Phase 1: Be a Student

In order to use CourseWork effectively as an instructor, it is important to understand what it feels like to use it as a student. The following will give a bit of experience with Assignments and Materials from the student point of view.

  1. Login to CourseWork: http://coursework.stanford.edu. Click on the tab labeled LC-Orientation-Student. If you can't find the tab, look in My Active Sites.
  2. Assignment: Complete the assignment called Student Orientation A1. This contains a short answer item and an audio response item.
  3. Download / Upload: Go to Materials and download the file called DownloadPractice.doc and upload it to your Drop Box.
  4. Logout and notify your coordinator that you have completed this part of the tutorial.

Phase 2: Be an Instructor

At the Language Center, the basics things we do on CourseWork are the syllabus, importing/exporting assignments, creating audio response and short answer assignments, and uploading / downloading files. The following will give experience with these basic tasks.

Note: If you want to just try out some of CourseWork's features, feel free to explore https://coursework-demo.stanford.edu

  1. Login to CourseWork: http://coursework.stanford.edu.
  2. Export and import individual assignments:
    1. Go to the site called LC-Orientation-Resources. Find the assignment called Instructor Orientation A0 and export it to your desktop. To export, go to the assignment in Working Copies and choose Export from the drop-down menu. Select Content Packaging (not QTI v 1.2) and save the file to your desktop.
    2. Then go to the site called LC-Orientation-Instructor and import the assignment you just exported. To import, go to click the Import button on the same page (under New Assignment) and select the file you just saved to your desktop. [ [CourseWork5.AssignmentsImportOne|Instructions] ]
    3. Rename the assignment: In Working Copies, go to the assignment you imported called Instructor Orientation A0. Open the Settings and change the title to something unique, like Instructor Orientation A0 yourSUNetID, and then Save Settings and Publish. [ [CourseWork5.PublishExistingAssignment|Instructions] ]
  3. Create an Assignment: Go to the site called LC-Orientation-Instructor. Create an assignment named something unique, like Instructor Orientation A1 yourSUNetID. Add at least one audio response item and one short answer/essay item. [ [CourseWork5.CW5CreatingAssignments|Instructions] ]
  4. Score an assignment: Go to the site called LC-Orientation-Instructor. In Published Assignments, go to the assignment called Instructor Orientation A1 and find one student with a submission. Change the score, add your comments and save. [ [CourseWork5.ScoringBasics|Instructions] ]
  5. Upload to Materials: Go to the site called LC-Orientation-Instructor. Write a reflection on this orientation process in MSWord (1 sentence minimum) and upload it to the Reflections folder in Materials. Make sure you include your name or SUNetID in the filename.
  6. Upload to a Drop-box: Go to the site called LC-Orientation-Instructor. Upload the same reflection to the dropbox of one student
  7. Logout of Coursework
  8. Email your reflection to your coordinator.



If you are interested in learning more, go on to [Workshops.CWSelfTutorialMore|More Stuff to do].

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