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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
[ If you need help with a step, click on the '''[ Instructions ]''' link ]  
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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.  
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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#'''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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#'''Login''' to CourseWork: http://coursework.stanford.edu.  
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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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#'''Open the site''': Click on the tab labeled ''LC-Orientation-Student''. If you can't find the tab, look in ''My Active Sites''.  
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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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#'''Assignment''': Click on ''Assignments'' in the left menu and complete the assignment called ''Student Orientation A1''.  
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##This contains a short answer item and an audio response item.  
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##You will need to be able to type in the language you teach '''[ [[http://www.stanford.edu/dept/lc/ats/TypingAccentedVowels.pdf | Instructions]] ]'''.
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##You will also need to go into the [[http://thelab.stanford.edu | Language Lab]] in Meyer to do the audio response item '''[ [[https://www.stanford.edu/group/ll/data2/video_auth/howtotakeanoda.html | Instructions]] ]'''
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#'''Download / Upload''':  
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##Click on ''Materials'' in the left menu.
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##Find the file called ''DownloadPractice.doc'' and download it.
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##Click on ''Dropbox'' in the left menu.
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##Upload ''DownloadPractice.doc'' to your Drop Box.  
#'''Logout''' and notify your coordinator that you have completed this part of the tutorial.
#'''Logout''' and notify your coordinator that you have completed this part of the tutorial.
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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.  
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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'''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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#'''Export and import individual assignments''' (On a Macs, use Firefox) '''[ [[CourseWork5.AssignmentsImportOne|Instructions]] ]''':  
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##Go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Resources''.  
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#'''Login''' to CourseWork: http://coursework.stanford.edu.
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##Click on ''Assignments'' in the left menu and find the assignment called ''Instructor Orientation A0''.  
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#'''Export and import individual assignments''' (If you are doing this on a Mac in the Language Lab, use Firefox):  
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##To '''export''', in the ''Working Copies'' tab, find ''Instructor Orientation A0''.
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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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##Choose ''Export'' from the dropdown menu.  
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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. '''[ [[Assignments Import One|Instructions]] ]'''
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##Select ''Content Packaging'' ('''not''' ''QTI v 1.2'') and save the file to your desktop.  
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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''. '''[ [[Publish Existing Assignment|Instructions]] ]'''  
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##Go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Instructor'' and click on ''Assignments'' in the left menu.  
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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. '''[ [[Creating Assignments|Instructions]] ]'''  
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##To '''import''', click the ''Import'' button on the same page (under ''New Assignment'') and select the file you just saved to your desktop.  
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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. '''[ [[Scoring Basics|Instructions]] ]'''
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##In ''Working Copies'', find the assignment you imported called ''Instructor Orientation A0''.  
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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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##Use the dropdown menu to open ''Settings'' and then click on ''Assignment Introduction''.
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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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##Change the title to something unique, like ''Instructor Orientation A0 yourSUNetID'', and then ''Save Settings and Publish''. '''[ [[CourseWork5.PublishExistingAssignment|Instructions]] ]'''  
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#'''Logout''' of Coursework
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#'''Create an Assignment''' '''[ [[CourseWork5.CW5CreatingAssignments|Instructions]] ]''':  
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##Go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Instructor'' and click on ''Assignments'' in the left menu.  
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##Create an assignment (from scratch) by typing an Assignment title and clicking ''Create''. Name the assignment something unique, like ''Instructor Orientation A1 yourSUNetID''. (Leave the selection on ''Create using assignment builder''. You do not need to choose an assignment type.)
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##Add at least one audio response item and one short answer/essay item. (You can leave the delivery dates blank and you do not need to change any of the settings.)
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##''Save settings and Publish'' the assignment.
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#'''Score an assignment''' '''[ [[CourseWork5.ScoringBasics|Instructions]] ]''':  
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##Go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Instructor'' and click on ''Assignments'' in the left menu.  
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##In ''Published Assignments'', find the assignment called ''Instructor Orientation A1''.
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##Select ''Scores'' from the dropdown menu and find one student with a submission.  
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##Change the score, add your comments and save.  
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#'''Upload to Materials''':  
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##Write a reflection on this orientation process in MSWord (1 sentence minimum). Make sure you include your name or SUNetID in the filename.
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##Go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Instructor''.  
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##Upload your reflection to the ''Reflections'' folder in ''Materials''.  
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#'''Upload to a Drop-box''':  
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## Go to the site called ''LC-Orientation-Instructor''.  
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##Upload the same reflection to the dropbox of one student.
#'''Email''' your reflection to your coordinator.
#'''Email''' your reflection to your coordinator.
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If you are interested in learning more, go on to [[Self Study Tutorial More|More Stuff to do]].  
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If you are interested in learning more, go on to [[Workshops.CWSelfTutorialMore|More Stuff to do]].  
[[Category:CourseWork]]
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Revision as of 12:43, 14 July 2011


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

[ 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.
  2. Open the site: Click on the tab labeled LC-Orientation-Student. If you can't find the tab, look in My Active Sites.
  3. Assignment: Click on Assignments in the left menu and complete the assignment called Student Orientation A1.
    1. This contains a short answer item and an audio response item.
    2. You will need to be able to type in the language you teach [ [| Instructions] ].
    3. You will also need to go into the [| Language Lab] in Meyer to do the audio response item [ [| Instructions] ]
  4. Download / Upload:
    1. Click on Materials in the left menu.
    2. Find the file called DownloadPractice.doc and download it.
    3. Click on Dropbox in the left menu.
    4. Upload DownloadPractice.doc to your Drop Box.
  5. 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.

  1. Export and import individual assignments (On a Macs, use Firefox) [ Instructions ]:
    1. Go to the site called LC-Orientation-Resources.
    2. Click on Assignments in the left menu and find the assignment called Instructor Orientation A0.
    3. To export, in the Working Copies tab, find Instructor Orientation A0.
    4. Choose Export from the dropdown menu.
    5. Select Content Packaging (not QTI v 1.2) and save the file to your desktop.
    6. Go to the site called LC-Orientation-Instructor and click on Assignments in the left menu.
    7. To import, click the Import button on the same page (under New Assignment) and select the file you just saved to your desktop.
    8. In Working Copies, find the assignment you imported called Instructor Orientation A0.
    9. Use the dropdown menu to open Settings and then click on Assignment Introduction.
    10. Change the title to something unique, like Instructor Orientation A0 yourSUNetID, and then Save Settings and Publish. [ Instructions ]
  2. Create an Assignment [ Instructions ]:
    1. Go to the site called LC-Orientation-Instructor and click on Assignments in the left menu.
    2. Create an assignment (from scratch) by typing an Assignment title and clicking Create. Name the assignment something unique, like Instructor Orientation A1 yourSUNetID. (Leave the selection on Create using assignment builder. You do not need to choose an assignment type.)
    3. Add at least one audio response item and one short answer/essay item. (You can leave the delivery dates blank and you do not need to change any of the settings.)
    4. Save settings and Publish the assignment.
  3. Score an assignment [ Instructions ]:
    1. Go to the site called LC-Orientation-Instructor and click on Assignments in the left menu.
    2. In Published Assignments, find the assignment called Instructor Orientation A1.
    3. Select Scores from the dropdown menu and find one student with a submission.
    4. Change the score, add your comments and save.
  4. Upload to Materials:
    1. Write a reflection on this orientation process in MSWord (1 sentence minimum). Make sure you include your name or SUNetID in the filename.
    2. Go to the site called LC-Orientation-Instructor.
    3. Upload your reflection to the Reflections folder in Materials.
  5. Upload to a Drop-box:
    1.  Go to the site called LC-Orientation-Instructor.
    2. Upload the same reflection to the dropbox of one student.
  6. Email your reflection to your coordinator.



If you are interested in learning more, go on to More Stuff to do.

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