Learning Management System user guide

Learning Management System user guide
LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM USER GUIDE:
JOURNALS, BLOGS AND WIKIS
Journals, blogs and wikis are tools within the LMS that allow students to create online content that
may or may not be shared with other students within the subject.
Before you select a tool to use, think about the purpose of the task. Are you asking students to do
a reflective writing task, work collaboratively on a project, or access/contribute to an information
resource? Will you be grading their contributions? Do you want students to only be able to see
their own work (at least initially), or do you want everyone to share their contributions?
Some of the most common-use scenarios are expanded below, to indicate which tool you may
want to use.
Group versions of the tools are available
via group pages.
Subject-level tools are created on
content pages.
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Note: Tools can be added to a content page or in the subject menu as a tool link that lists all the
versions of the particular tool. This guide concentrates on adding tools to a content page as the
tool can be explained within its teaching context but there are some situations where a subject
menu item may be needed. If you are certain you wish to create a list of all journals, blogs or wikis
within the subject menu for students, see page 9.
Contents
Overview .............................................................................................................................. 3
Journal ........................................................................................................................................ 3
Blog ............................................................................................................................................. 5
Wiki ............................................................................................................................................. 6
Create .................................................................................................................................. 7
Subject-level private / subject-level public journal ........................................................................ 7
Edit journal settings.................................................................................................................. 7
Subject-level or individual blog .................................................................................................... 8
Edit blog settings ..................................................................................................................... 8
Subject-level wiki ......................................................................................................................... 9
Edit wiki settings ...................................................................................................................... 9
Group page journal, blog or wiki .................................................................................................. 9
List page of all journals, blogs or wikis......................................................................................... 9
Journal / Blog Content ....................................................................................................... 11
Create an entry.......................................................................................................................... 11
Edit an entry .............................................................................................................................. 12
Edit a draft entry ........................................................................................................................ 12
Comment on an entry ................................................................................................................ 13
Delete an entry .......................................................................................................................... 13
Wiki Content ...................................................................................................................... 14
Create a page ........................................................................................................................... 14
Edit a page ................................................................................................................................ 15
Comment on a page .................................................................................................................. 15
View the history of a page ......................................................................................................... 15
Delete a page ............................................................................................................................ 16
Groups ............................................................................................................................... 17
Create a single group (manual enrolment)................................................................................. 17
Edit a group to add a journal, blog, or wiki ................................................................................. 17
Edit group journal, blog or wiki settings ..................................................................................... 17
Group tools – What group members see ........................................................................... 18
Grading .............................................................................................................................. 19
Grade a journal / blog ................................................................................................................ 19
Grade a wiki .............................................................................................................................. 19
Grade a group journal, blog or wiki ............................................................................................ 21
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Grade an individual within the group ...................................................................................... 21
Rights & Obligations .......................................................................................................... 22
Overview
A brief overview to each of the journal, blog, and wiki tools appears below. All types of each tool
are able to be used for assessment. When grading is selected, grade centre columns are
automatically created.
Journal
Journals are spaces that can be used for reflective writing.
There are four types of journals: subject-level private, subject-level public and group private or
group public.
Subject-Level Private: Students can only view their own posts (can be changed to public later).
Subject-Level Public: Students can view and comment on their own posts. Students may view all
other student posts within the journal, but not comment on these posts.
Group Private or Group Public: Students can view and comment on their own posts. Students
may view and comment on other posts within their group. As a default students may view all posts
within the ‘public’ group journal, but this setting may be changed to make it ‘private’ group journal.
Subject-level journals can be created on any content page (recommended) or in the subject menu
(not recommended). Default settings create subject-level journals as ‘private’ so students are only
allowed to view their own entries. As desired, staff may modify settings to permit all subject users
to view all journal entries e.g. at a later date after assessment is complete.
Group journals are created via the Groups tool. A journal can be created when the group is
created, or an existing group edited to add a journal afterwards. Default settings create group
journals as ‘public’ so students are able to read all entries by any group member. As desired, staff
may modify settings to prevent group members from viewing all journal entries in the group.
Note: Because group journals are created as ‘public’ by default, if a journal list page is created or a
subject level journal tool exists, all members of the entire subject will be able to access the group
journal and read posts by group members.
Staff can view and comment on all journal posts, regardless of journal type.
An example of a subject-level journal link is shown below.
When the journal link is opened, the journal displays your own posts by default.
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The example above is a subject-level public journal that allows students to view each other’s
entries. Students can select another person to view using the name area on the top right of the
journal screen.
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Blog
Blogs can also be used as a reflective writing space. With blogs it is expected that other students
will be able to see and comment on all entries.
There are three types of blogs: subject-level, individual and group. The main differences are how
the posts are displayed.
Subject-level: All student posts are displayed on a single page, but may be filtered to show just
contributions by a particular individual.
Individual: The blog opens to display just the posts of the person accessing blog tool, but may be
filtered to show contributions by other individuals. This is the default setting when creating a blog.
Group: All group member posts are displayed on a single page, but may be filtered to show just
contributions by a particular individual.
Note: Group blogs are discoverable by anyone in the subject in some circumstances, even if they
are not a member of the group. All subject members are able to view group blogs and comment on
posts.
Blogs can be created on any content page (recommended) or in the subject menu (not
recommended.
An example of an individual blog link is shown below.
When the blog link is opened, the blog displays the most recent post at the top.
Students can filter entries to view using the student name area (on the top right of the blog screen),
or selecting from the index.
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Wiki
Wikis can be used as a shared authoring space. They are commonly used to manage group
project work.
There are two types of wikis: subject and group.
Subject-level: By default the wiki tool is available to everyone is a subject. Student view and edit
permissions may be modified by staff.
Group: All group members may view and edit the wiki.
Note: Group wikis are discoverable by anyone in the subject if the wiki page has been added to the
subject menu and the default group settings are kept, even if they are not a member of the group.
The default group settings for wikis is that all subject members can be viewers. Staff can choose to
edit the settings.
Wikis can be created on any content page (recommended) or in the subject menu (not
recommended).
Subject-level wikis may be made available to students for editing or viewing only. Similarly the
ability for students to add comments may be turned on or off.
An example of a subject-level wiki link is shown below.
When the wiki link is opened, the wiki displays the home page by default, but other pages may be
opened by selecting from the page list on the right of screen.
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Create
The following three sections describe creating subject-level journal, blog and wiki tools. These
tools can be added to any content page. Multiple instances of each tool may be created as
required. If you wish to create group level tools see page 17.
Subject-level private / subject-level public journal
1. Navigate to the content page where you would like the journal to appear.
2. Ensure Edit Mode is ON.
3. Select Tools >> Journals.
4. Click Create New Journal.
5. Enter a Name for the journal and Instructions (if desired).
Note: The instructions should be kept very short as they appear at the top of the tool whenever
the tool is open. These can be hidden by individuals, but a better option may be to create an
item on the same page as the tool, to contain the instruction text.
6. Under Journal Availability choose if the journal should be available to students.
7. If the journal is to be available you can choose to Limit Availability, choosing the dates/times
that the journal will be visible.
8. Journal Settings lets you choose the indexing (display of post as weekly or monthly), plus
whether students will be able to edit and delete their own posts, and delete their own
comments.
There is also an option to Permit Subject Users to View Journal that sets whether the journal
is public or private. This option is not selected by default, so the journal is private and students
only view their own journal entries. Turn this option on if you want to allow students to see all
participants and view all posts in the journal.
9. Grade Settings let you choose to grade this journal. If you choose to grade you will be asked
to select Points Possible and the number of posts required before a ‘Needs Grading’ icon
appears for that student in the grade centre.
Notes: A grade centre column will be created. By default the column will be displayed to
students. You may wish to go the Grade Centre and hide this column from students.
A due date may be added and this will appear in the subject calendar.
A rubric may be attached if desired.
10. Submit.
11. In Link to a Journal the new journal you have created should be highlighted.
12. Next.
13. Add Name, Text and select Options (available, track views and date restrictions) as desired.
14. Submit.
Edit journal settings
If at a later date you wish to edit your journal settings, you will notice that the usual method of
editing (click down arrow next to journal name >> Edit) has limited options as it edits the link
information only.
To edit the journal settings: open the journal >> click the down pointing arrow next the journal
name >> Edit.
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Subject-level or individual blog
1. Navigate to the content page where you would like the blog to appear.
2. Ensure Edit Mode is ON.
3. Select Tools >> Blogs.
4. Click Create New Blog.
5. Enter a Name for the blog and Instructions (if desired).
Note: The instructions should be kept very short as they appear at the top of the tool whenever
the tool is open. These can be hidden by individuals, but a better option may be to create an
item on the same page as the tool, to contain the instruction text.
6. Under Blog Availability choose if the blog should be available to students.
7. If the blog is to be available you can choose to Limit Availability, choosing the dates/times
that the blog will be visible.
8. Blog Participation is the setting to decide if it will be a subject blog or individual blog. It lets
you choose how the blog entries are to be displayed.
Individual Blog (default): Select Individual to All Students to give each student their own
blog space for creating entries. Viewing your own posts is every person’s default view of the
blog. Switch to view content created by any another person by selecting their name from the
name list on the right. Comments may be made on all posts.
Subject: Select Subject to create a single blog space where all participants create entries,
read posts and write comments. The most recent entry appears at the top of the screen. You
can filter to see entries by a particular author.
Allow Anonymous Comments allows people to hide their identity when they write a
comment.
9. Blog Settings lets you choose the indexing (display of post as weekly or monthly), plus
whether students will be able to edit and delete their own posts, and delete their own
comments.
10. Grade Settings let you choose to grade this blog. If you choose to grade you will be asked to
select Points Possible and the number of posts required to show a Needs Grading icon for
that student in the grade centre.
Notes: A grade centre column will be created. By default the column will be displayed to
students. You may wish to go the Grade Centre and hide this column from students.
A due date may be added and this will appear in the subject calendar.
A rubric may be attached if desired.
11. Submit.
12. In Link to a Blog the new blog you have created should be highlighted.
13. Next.
14. Add Name, Text and select Options (available, track views and date restrictions) as desired.
15. Submit.
Edit blog settings
If at a later date you wish to edit your blog settings, you will notice that the usual method of editing
(click down arrow next to blog name >> Edit) has limited options as it edits the link only.
To edit the blog settings: open the blog >> click the down pointing arrow next the blog name
>> Edit.
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Subject-level wiki
1. Navigate to the content page where you would like the wiki to appear.
2. Ensure Edit Mode is ON.
3. Select Tools >> Wikis.
4. Click Create New Wiki.
5. Enter a Name for the wiki and Instructions (if desired).
Note: The instructions should be kept very short as they appear at the top of the tool whenever
the tool is open. These can be hidden by individuals, but a better option may be to create an
item on the same page as the tool, to contain the instruction text.
6. Under Wiki Date and Time Restrictions choose if the wiki should be available to students.
7. If the wiki is to be available you can choose to Limit Availability, choosing the dates/times that
the wiki will be visible.
8. Wiki Participation lets you choose who can author content:
Student Access >> Open to Editing will allow students to create and edit wiki pages.
Closed to Editing will allow them to read wiki content, but not edit pages.
Student Comment Access (open / closed) will control whether students are allowed to write
comments.
9. Wiki Settings let you choose to grade this wiki. If you choose to grade you will be asked to
select Points Possible and the number of posts required to show a Needs Grading icon for
that student in the grade centre.
Notes: A grade centre column will be created. By default the column will be displayed to
students. You may wish to go the Grade Centre and hide this column from students.
A due date may be added and this will appear in the subject calendar.
A rubric may be attached if desired.
10. Submit.
11. In Link to a Wiki the new wiki you have created should be highlighted.
12. Next.
13. Add Name, Text and select Options (available, track views and date restrictions) as desired.
14. Submit.
Edit wiki settings
Unlike the other two tools, if at a later date you wish to edit your wiki settings do so by clicking the
down arrow next to wiki name (do not open the wiki) >> Edit Properties.
Group page journal, blog or wiki
Full details on creating group versions of the journal, blog and wiki tools is available inside the
Groups topic on page 17.
List page of all journals, blogs or wikis
Staff are able to see a list of all journals, blogs or wikis within the subject via Control Panel >>
Subject Tools >> Blogs / Journals / Wikis. This may be useful for administrative reasons.
If staff choose, they may also make this list page available to students by adding a Tool Link to the
subject menu (not recommended).
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1. Ensure Edit Mode is ON.
2. From the plus sign (+) at the top of the subject menu select Tool Link.
3. Enter the desired Name.
4. From Type select Blogs, Journals or Wikis.
5. Click the check box to make the list Available to Users.
6. Submit.
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Journal / Blog Content
Create an entry
As the process to creating and editing journal and blog entries is very similar, the same instructions
apply for both.
1. Click the name of your journal or blog to open it.
The most recent blog posts (if present) will be visible. Older posts are available from the listing
on the right of screen.
2. Click Create Blog Entry / Create Journal Entry. The screen that appears for a journal entry is
shown below, but it is almost identical for a blog entry.
3. Enter a Title.
4. Enter your message in the area provided and format the text as desired.
Note: The image above shows three rows of formatting tools in the message area. If you see
only a single row of message formatting tools, display additional tools by clicking the double
down pointing arrow (top right) of the message area.
5. Post Entry as Anonymous may be an option (blog only). Selecting this check box will not
attach your name to this entry.
6. Attach File allows you to upload a file you have stored on your local computer or in the content
collection.
7. Click Save Entry as Draft >> OK if you want to come back and complete this entry at a later
time.
Click Post Entry to immediately make the entry available.
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Edit an entry
Students will only have the ability to edit their own entries if this has been allowed in the settings.
1. Open the journal / blog.
2. View the entry to be edited.
If it is a recent entry it may appear in the main pane area.
If it is an older entry you can locate it in the index area (right of the blog) and click the title to
view it in the main pane area.
3. Put your cursor on the down pointing arrow next to the entry name.
4. Click and select Edit.
5. Change the entry as desired.
6. Click Post Entry to save.
Note: The Posted by and Last Edited date will both be displayed on the entry.
Edit a draft entry
Drafts are created when someone uses Save Entry as Draft and has not yet used Post Entry for
that post.
1. Open the journal / blog.
2. Click View Drafts (top right) to see a list of draft blogs.
3. Put your cursor on the title of the entry you wish to edit. A down pointing arrow will appear.
4. Click Open.
5. Edit the entry as desired.
6. Click Save Entry as Draft >> OK if you want to come back and complete this entry at a later
time.
7. Click Post Entry.
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Comment on an entry
Any entry that you are viewing will give the option to add a comment (bottom right corner of the
entry). If settings are set to allow it in blog posts, students may be able to ‘Comment on Entry as
Anonymous’.
Note: For a public journal students can only comment on their own posts.
1. Open the journal / blog.
2. View the entry you want to comment on.
3. Comment.
4. Enter your text.
5. Add.
Comments are text-only. No images, links or formatting is available in the comments field.
Delete an entry
Students will only have the ability to delete their own entries if this has been allowed in the settings.
Teaching staff are able to delete any journal / blog entry using the process outlined below.
Note: As the action of deleting another person's entry is unusual, it is recommended that teaching
staff communicate with a participant prior to deleting their post.
1. Open the journal / blog.
2. View the entry to be deleted.
3. If it is a recent entry it may appear in the main pane area.
4. If it is an older entry you can locate it in the index area (right of the blog) and click the title to
view it in the main pane area.
5. Put your cursor on the down pointing arrow next to the entry name.
6. Click and select Delete.
7. You will be asked to confirm the deletion by clicking OK.
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Wiki Content
Create a page
1. Open the wiki where you want to create the new page.
2. From the top left of screen select Create Wiki Page.
Note: If there are no other pages in the wiki, this step is not required as you will be
automatically prompted to create a page when you open the wiki.
3. Enter a name for the page and create content as desired.
Note: The image above shows three rows of formatting tools in the content area. If you see
only a single row of message formatting tools, display additional tools by clicking the double
down pointing arrow (top right) of the message area.
4. Click Submit when finished.
Note: The first page created in a wiki is the home page and will appear at the top of the list of
pages. All other pages within the wiki are ordered alphabetically. Add numbers to the front of
wiki pages if you want to force wiki pages to be displayed in the number order you give. There
is no other way to change the order of wiki pages.
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Edit a page
Students will only have the ability to edit wiki pages if this has been allowed in the settings. Staff
can always edit a wiki.
1. Open the wiki that contains the page you want to edit.
2. All pages will be listed on the right of screen, each page with a down pointing arrow.
3. Click the down pointing arrow next to the page you want and click Edit.
4. Alternatively, if the page you want to edit is the current page click the Edit Wiki Content button
(top right of the page).
5. Edit the content as desired.
Note: Changing the name of the page may change its position in the list of pages.
6. Click Submit when finished.
Comment on a page
When wiki setting are ‘open for commenting’ students will be able to comment on wiki pages. Staff
can always comment.
View the history of a page
Each time a wiki page is submitted it receives a new version number. This history may be viewed
by both teaching staff and participants.
1. Open the wiki.
2. All pages will be listed on the right of screen, each page with a down pointing arrow.
3. Click the down pointing arrow next to the page where you want to view the history and click
History.
4. A table listing each of the versions of this page will be displayed.
5. Participants and teaching staff may view a version by clicking the name of the version.
6. Participants and teaching staff may compare two versions by clicking the check box to the left
of the version names and clicking Compare Versions. Differences are highlighted.
7. Teaching staff may remove all record of a particular version by clicking the down pointing arrow
next to the version's name and clicking Delete (not recommended).
8. If you delete, you will be asked to confirm this action by clicking OK.
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9. Click OK (bottom right) to exit page history.
Note: When grading, information about the versions is also available so that it is clear which
version(s) each participant was responsible for creating.
Delete a page
Only teaching staff may delete a wiki page and this action may not be undone. Participants are not
able to delete a page, but they are able to edit a page and thereby remove all content. Previous
versions on the wiki page can be reviewed via History.
1. Open the wiki.
2. All pages will be listed on the right of screen, each page with a down pointing arrow.
3. Click the down pointing arrow next to the page you want to remove and click Delete.
4. You will be asked to confirm the deletion by clicking OK.
Note: The home page for a wiki can never be deleted.
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Groups
Basic information on creating groups appears below using ‘Single Group (Manual Enrolment)’ as
the example. All groups have the option to include a journal, blog and/or wiki (maximum of one
each).
For detailed information on creating and managing multiple groups, including self-enrol groups see:
https://www.lms.unimelb.edu.au/teaching/communication/groups/
Create a single group (manual enrolment)
1. Ensure Edit Mode is ON.
2. Select Control Panel >> Users and Groups >> Groups.
3. Create >> Single Group >> Manual Enrol.
4. Enter a Name and Description (optional).
5. By default the Group is visible to students: Yes. Students will be able to access the group page
if they are a member of the group. Only groups that are available are able to be set as the
recipients of group assignments or view group tools. The instructions below assume you have
selected Yes.
If you select No, students will not be able to see the group pages, or sign up (if it is a self-enrol
group) or engage in any tools selected for the group.
6. Select the tools (including journal, blog and/or wiki) that will be available to the students within
their group space.
Note: To avoid confusion, do not add a tool unless you know you want your students to use it.
7. Select if the tool is to be graded or not, and if it is to be graded: points possible, number of
entries before tool is to be marked as ‘needs grading’ and rubric as desired.
8. Select if students will be able to personalise the group space modules.
9. At Group Options click the check box if you would like a Grade Centre Smart View to be
created for this group. A smart view is a subset view of students and / or columns in the grade
centre.
10. Add Users to select group members. Click the check box to the left of the required group
members name then click Submit.
11. Submit.
Edit a group to add a journal, blog, or wiki
Groups may be edited to give access to a blog, journal or wiki for reflection or development of an
idea on their group pages.
1. Ensure Edit Mode is ON.
2. Select Control Panel >> Users and Groups >> Groups.
3. Click the down arrow next to the name of the group.
4. Edit Group.
5. Select Tool Availability >> Journals, Blogs, Wikis and grading options or as desired.
6. Submit.
Edit group journal, blog or wiki settings
1. Ensure Edit Mode is ON.
2. Select Control Panel >> Subject Tools >> Journals / Blogs / Wikis.
3. From the name of the group journal / blog / wiki click the down pointing arrow >> Edit / Edit
properties.
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4. Make changes as required >> Submit.
Notes: We have highlighted some default settings for the group tools that you may wish to edit:
Group journals: ‘Permit Members to View Journal’ is selected. This means the journal can be
viewed by others in the subject who are not in that group.
Group blogs ‘Allow Anonymous Entries and Comments’ is selected.
Group journals and blogs: Students may edit and delete their own entries and comments.
Group tools – What group members see
When a person is a
member of a group
they will see My
Groups listed under
their subject menu
(left of screen).
Click the right pointing
arrow to display group
properties, tools and
assignments within
the page (left of
screen).
Click the down
pointing arrow to the
left of the group name
to expand the list and
show available tools.
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Grading
Grade a journal / blog
The option to grade a participant on their journal / blog activity is available via Grade Centre >>
Needs Grading >> click a student name.
Participant activity may also be graded when all entries by a participant are being viewed inside the
blog (steps shown below).
1. Open the journal / blog.
2. Above the Index will either be your name or ‘All Subject Members’.
3. Click your name / All Subject Members and a list of all participants will be displayed in a drop
down list.
4. Participants who need to be marked will have an exclamation mark after their name.
Note: You are still able to mark participants who are ‘in progress’ or who have not yet
contributed. The exclamation mark simply means they have reached the nominated required
number of posts.
5. Click a participant's name from the list to mark them.
6. Current journal / blog activity by this participant will be displayed in the main pane.
7. The index (now below a grading screen that has appeared) will allow access to earlier activity
by this participant.
8. In the grading pane that has appeared above the index, enter a grade and feedback for the
participant. If a rubric has been attached, this may now be used.
9. Click Submit.
10. A success message will appear. You can now select another participant to grade if desired.
Grade a wiki
Participants are able to see their own level of activity in a wiki via the My Contribution option (top
right).
Teaching staff are able to grade a participant on their wiki activity via Grade Centre >> Needs
Grading >> click a student name.
Participant activity may also be graded when viewing the activity of individuals in a wiki (steps
shown below).
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1. Open the wiki.
2. Click Participation and Grading (top right).
3. All participants who have contributed to this wiki will be displayed with a brief summary of their
activity.
4. Click a participant's name in the summary table to open up details and grade them.
5. Alternatively, from the All drop down menu at the top of the right pane, select the participant to
be graded.
6. Participants yet to be marked will have an exclamation mark after their name in this menu.
Click on their name.
7. Each page that this participant has edited will be listed with details (version they edited, date
and number of words).
Note: This page can quickly get busy as every version of any page they edit will appear as a
separate item in the table.
8. Click a page version name to view the page in a separate window.
9. Click the User's Modifications link to compare their edited version of a page with the
previous/subsequent versions of that page.
10. In the grading pane that has appeared on the right, enter a grade and feedback for the
participant. If a rubric has been attached, this may now be used.
11. Click Submit.
12. A success message will appear. You can now select another participant to grade if desired,
using the name drop down menu on the top right of the wiki page or click on OK to return to
participation summary page.
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Grade a group journal, blog or wiki
Grading a group version of the tool is very similar to grading for individuals. The main difference is
that you see multiple people within the grading pane.
By default when grading All Group Members are listed. You can enter a grade into the top field,
type feedback, and apply rubric selections (if a rubric was used). The same grade and feedback
goes to all members of the group.
Grade an individual within the group
Click the grading pencil next to a person to give them a different grade to other members of the
group. This allows that grade to be changed for that individual. That individual will be able to view
their grade but not the group text feedback or group rubric feedback.
Alternatively, at the top of the pane you are able to change from viewing All Group Members to an
individual. Changing the view to an individual allows marking and feedback to be given just for that
individual (same as described in detail previous section).
For a journal / blog that person’s entries will be displayed.
For a wiki the participation summary page is displayed. Click on an individual’s name to view that
person’s page edits, including dates and number of words modified.
Note: When one group member creates the required blog, wiki or journal entry to mark them as
‘needs grading’, all students in the group are marked as ‘needs grading’.
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Learning Management System user guide: Journals, Blogs and Wikis
Rights & Obligations
Under both the Copyright Act and the University’s Intellectual Property Statute students will own
copyright in all their own entries on any of the LMS collaboration or communication tools. It is
recommended that there should be information made available to students about their rights
regarding their entries and how they may be used.
There may also be privacy issues when using these tools, i.e. the use of images of people, names
and other personal information. It is important that you discuss what is appropriate content for the
tool with students prior to asking them to participate.
Please note that there are limited provisions for students to communicate 3rd party material in such
tools. These include, Fair Dealing for Criticism & Review, Fair Dealing for Parody & Satire, using
material that is out of copyright, using an insubstantial portion or linking to material. For details on
these provisions, please look at the Copyright Office website:
https://www.unimelb.edu.au/copyright.
Academics can make material available under the statutory licences for educational purposes but
limits and restrictions apply. See the Copyright teaching and support page:
https://www.unimelb.edu.au/copyright/teaching.html
It is strongly recommended that the following text is made available on the page where your
collaboration tool appears to inform your students of their rights & responsibilities whilst they
participate in these activities:
This (blog / journal / wiki) is open to the class and I will be monitoring comments on a regular basis.
Additionally, you are responsible for making sure you don't post illegal or inappropriate content
such as material that:
• infringes copyright
• is pornographic or defamatory
• is racially vilifying, cruel, violent, abusive, or harassing
• invades or interferes with the anyone’s privacy
• is personal information such as telephone numbers, addresses or photographs of individuals
without their express permission
Please report any errors or omissions in this guide to
[email protected]
The University of Melbourne has used its best endeavours to ensure that material contained in this publication was correct at the time of printing. The
University gives no warranty and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of information and the University reserves the right to make
changes without notice at any time in its absolute discretion. Users of this publication are advised to reconcile the accuracy and currency of the information
provided with the relevant department of the University before acting upon or in consideration of the information. Copyright in this publication is owned by
the University and no part of it may be reproduced without the permission of the University
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