SLO Structure

  • School
    – Set a web presence for your course work under your school banner. Students access web pages branded as your school.
  • Course
    – Use course to host the main structure and content from which classes are derived.
    – Build your lab course is built from your own document files or copied from other shared resources or even simply linked to other web sites or pages. In addition to the lab experiment, include supporting material such as theory, examples, foundations (often as manual appendix).
  • Class
    – An instance of a course, such as running the course in a school term
    – Class includes your students, grades and can begin with a complete copy of the course materials.
    – Oversees which and when lab sessions are run. Handles grade and attendance books.
  • Session
    – Individual periods with experiments and related materials
    – Holds a copy of course materials that can be customized for the session and also copied up to base.
    – Also includes session evaluations, grades, attendance.
  • Resources
    – Organize all your supporting material for running your course to easily draw on with each session. Use colleague materials that have been set as sharable. Rights manage your resources.
    – Host all your teaching materials to be used year-to-year with your courses (such as experiment scripts, theory, web references, teaching/talk outlines).
    – Resource materials, including experiments scripts, are organized as wiki format that can be easily prepped in your own style. Alternatively, use uploaded Word or PDF formats or link to external web pages.
    – Support material can be set for each session as for your use or your students use.
  • Grades & Evaluations
    – grade book includes evaluation grouping as fraction of total grade (useful for contained components such as attendance). Grading features include notes, exceptions, drop lowest.
    – evaluations by session (such as a lab grade) or by class (such as an exam)
  • Collaboration
    – Instructor shared areas to discuss and develop course content

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