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Achievements

What is achievements and open badges?

web Open badges in work and education.

Introduction to achievements in clickUP.

web Achievements Introduction 

How to create and manage achievements in clickUP.

web How to create achievements

youtube2 How to create and manage achievements

Best practice for using achievements in clickUP.

web Best practice

Add Groups after a Group set was created

This document shows you how you can add groups after having created a group set.

pdf How do I add groups after I created a group set?

Add Instructions for Group Tools

This document shows you how to add instructions to group tools.

pdf How to add instructions to group tools.

Add more than one Wiki Activity per Group

This document shows you how to add more than one wiki activity to a group.

pdf How to add more than one wiki activity per group.

Add more than one Wiki Activity per Group

This document shows you how to add more than one wiki activity to a group.

pdf How to add more than one wiki activity per group.

Add Wiki Content

This video shows you how to add a rich content to a wiki and link wiki pages

mov Adding wiki content

Announcements

Announcements post timely information that can improve course success. You can add, edit, and delete announcements from the Announcements page. When you create an announcement, you can also send it as an email to students in this course. This ensures that students receive the announcement immediately even if they do not log in to your course.

web Creating announcements

pdf Creating announcements

Comment on a Blog entry

This video shows you how to select a blog entry, comment on a blog, and add the comment to the blog entry.

mov Commenting on a blog entry

Comment on a Journal Entry

This video shows you how to select a journal entry, comment on a journal entry, and view the comment.

mov Comment on a Journal entry

Course Messages in clickUP

Messages are private and secure text-based communications that occur within a course and among course members. Although similar to email, you must be logged in to the course to read and send messages. Using the Messages tool instead of the Email tool can also be more reliable. Problems with incorrect or out-of-date student email addresses do not affect course communication.

web Course messages

Create a Blog

This video shows you how to create a new Blog.

mov Creating a Blog

Create a Group

This is a fact sheet of how to create a group.

pdf Create a group

Create a Journal

This tutorial shows you how to create a journals for students, set journal availability and create a journal link within a content area.

web Create a journal

Create a Wiki

This video shows you how to create a wiki and set options.

web Create a wiki

Create and Edit a Journal Entry

This video shows you how to create a journal entry, save as a draft, edit the entry and post it.

web Create and edit journal entry

Create and edit Blog entries

This video shows you how to create a Blog entry, save it as a draft, edit the Blog entry and post it.

mov Create and edit Blog entries

Create Forums

This article explains how to create forums in clickUP.

web Create forums

Create Threads

This article explains how to create threads in clickUP.

web Create threads

E-mail address setup for clickUP notifications

This document shows you where to see which email adress is used for clickUP notifications and email.

pdf E-mail notifications

E-mail Etiquette @ UP

E-mail is an important business communication tool. The following basic rules are recommended to ensure that e-mail messages are effective and convey a professional image.

web E-mail etiquette

E-Mail, Messages and Announcements

This document describes the differences between email, messages and announcements in clickUP.

pdf Differences between e-mail, messages and announcements

Edit a Wiki page

This video shows you how to access a wiki and edit a wiki page.

web Editing wiki pages

Forums and Threads

This article explains the difference between forums and threads and how to use it in clickUP.

web About forums and threads

Grade Discussions

This article explains how to grade discussions in clickUP.

web Grade discussions

Grade Wiki's

This page describes the steps you should take when you need to grade a Wiki.

web Grading Wiki's

Group Discussions

This article is about group discussions in clickUP.

web Group Discussions

Group info for students in the Grade Center

This document displays the steps to take to add the group number which each student belong to in the Grade Center.

pdf Group info for students in the Grade Center

Link Wiki Pages together

This video shows you how to link wiki pages together.

web Linking wiki pages

Manage Discussions

This article explains how to manage your discussions in clickUP.

web Manage discussions

Manage Group Columns in Grade Center

When you create groups and select the gradable tools, it will create a column for each group in the Grade Center, i.e. if you have 20 groups and you are going to use a gradable wiki, in the Full Grade Center there will be 20 columns called Group# wiki. This document explain how you manage the Grade Center with so many group columns.

pdf Manage group columns

Moderate Discussions

This article explains how to moderate discussions in clickUP.

web Moderate discussions

Organise a large group of students into Groups

This document shows you how to organise a large group of students into groups.

pdf How to organise a large group of students into groups.

Print Groups

This document shows you how to print groups.

pdf How to print groups.

Search and Collect Discussions

This article explains how to search and collect your discussion posts in clickUP.

web Search and collect discussions

Send an e-mail from clickUP

The Email tool allows you to send email to other people in your course from within Blackboard Learn without launching an external email program, such as Gmail, Hotmail, or Yahoo. Email can be sent to individual users or to groups of users. A copy of email messages is sent to the sender by default. IMPORTANT: Blackboard Learn keeps no record of sent or received email. When you receive or send an email, the email appears in the Inbox of your external email program. Keep a copy of important messages in case you need them at a later date.

mov Sending e-mail from clickUP

web Sending e-mail from clickUP

Send BB Messages

My Blackboard messages are not the same as course messages or email. You do not have to be online at the same time as other people to send and recieve messages. You do have to be logged into Blackboard to send and receive My Blackboard messages.

web BB messages

Set up a BB Collaborate Session

This document explains how to:

  • Add the BB Collaborate tool to clickUP,
  • Create a session,
  • Load a PPT Presentation and
  • Record a session.

pdf BB Collaborate

Set Up Discussions

This article explains the how to setup your discussions in clickUP.

web Set up discussions

Signup Sheets for Groups

This document shows how to create a sign‐up sheet for i.e. 10 groups with 120 students per group (CBT lab takes 120 students).

pdf How to signup for groups.

Social Learning Tools

socialprofiles The Blackboard Profile in clickUP (click on your Name in the top right corner) gives you an identity in the learning environment and enables you to learn more about your academic network. Your profile will be displayed in all the Tools where your name will be displayed, e.g. Discussions, Blogs, Roster, etc. Take note: You have to change your Profile Settings. The profile could be set to Private, Visible to your Institution only - RECOMMENDED (i.e. all other students studying at the University of Pretoria) OR public - to all institutions world wide who uses Blackboard. Please read these guidelines. Spaces may support your social learning needs. Please use other social media if you have non learning specific social needs!

pdf clickUP now includes social learning tools

youtube2 Social Learning Tools

View Discussion Statistics

This article is about the discussion statistics in clickUP.

web Discussion statistics

View Wiki Page History

This tutorial shows you how to view wiki page history and compare wiki page versions.

mov View wiki page history

Writing Journal Prompts

Spotlight on Journals: Writing Prompts for Students

web Writing journal prompts (.pdf) (648.3KB)


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