STUDENT USER MANUAL - OLIVE - Allama Iqbal Open University

STUDENT USER MANUAL - OLIVE - Allama Iqbal Open University

 

 

 

STUDENT USER MANUAL

A GUIDE FOR USING

ONLINE LEARNING INSTITUTE OF

VIRTUAL EDUCATION (OLIVE)

ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY

H-8, ISLAMABAD

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Website Address

3. Login Page

4. Main Page

5. Accessing a Course

6. Course Page

7. News Forum

8. Submission of Assignments

9. Participation in Online Sessions

10. Grades

11. Latest News & Calendar

12. Change password

13. Further Help

1. Introduction

This document has been designed to provide help to you for using Open

Learning Institute of Virtual Education (OLIVE), Learning Management

System (LMS) website. Various sections of the OLIVE LMS website are explained in detail to attend online classes and perform other online activities.

2. Website Address

Type URL “http://olive.aiou.edu.pk/” to access the website.

3. Login Page

Enter your username (Registration Number) and password (Roll Number) to login to the website.

4. Main Page

Main page appears on successful login. This contains “My courses” block which will show the courses in which you are registered.

 

5. Accessing a Course:

Click on any course to access course page.

6. Course Page:

This page contains different blocks that are explained in the next pages.

7. News Forum (Mandatory for all students for course discussions)

This is an important forum and available in each course. Students should visit the page under this link often. The purpose of this forum is to provide a common page of discussion related to course.

Students can use “add a new topic” link to add a topic of discussion problem related to course.

Latest events are uploaded on this page and students must keep visiting this

page often.

8. Submission of Assignments (Compulsory submission in all courses)

Make sure to upload the assignment before the due date, the server shall not allow to upload assignments after due date

The links to assignment No. 1 & assignment No. 2 are given in this screen shot. Similarly links to Assignments in all courses are provided on website.

Click on the link to access the assignment.

When you click the link of Assignment No. 1 following screen appears. You can use the browse button given at the bottom of the page to browse & select the file and upload this file on the website.

9. Participation in Tutorial Sessions

To attend online session use “Tutorial” link that is given in each course. You should attend the online sessions according to the schedule of classes given to you.

When you click “Tutorial 1 – Feb 04 – 3:00-4:00pm” the page containing the link “Click here to enter chat now” appears. Please click on it at proper time.

A Screen similar to the following appears containing two columns, which are online participants, and an input box for communication with course teacher. This session provides interaction between student and teacher in online mode.

10. Grades

This link “Grades” is available in the administration block on the left. You can view the result of your assignments using this link.

11. Latest News & Calendar

This block on the right side of your course page contains important announcements and dates for all students. You can click on “more” to see details.

12. Change password

You can change your login password by clicking on your name wherever it appears on the web page.

Please click on the “change password button”. You can use it to change your password.

Enter your current password, and then your new password twice, and then click on “Change password”.

13. Further Help

Use discussion in News Forum for course related help. For any additional help you may contact your tutor. For technical support you may contact

OLIVE Administrator at email address “[email protected]”.

Note: Site structure may be updated in future to accommodate changes.

 

Have fun with your online experience. Thank you and good luck!

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