Presentation on theme: "The following slide presentation is aimed at students who are new to the IIA’s distance learning programme and who need to familiarise themselves with."— Presentation transcript:
The following slide presentation is aimed at students who are new to the IIA’s distance learning programme and who need to familiarise themselves with the Virtual Learning Environment. www.iia.org.uk/learning Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors 13 Abbeville Mews, 88 Clapham Park Road, London SW4 7BX tel 020 7819 1939 fax 020 7978 2492 email firstname.lastname@example.org@iia.org.uk Navigating your way through the Virtual Learning Environment
This is the VLE home page. You can return to this screen by clicking on the ‘Home’ button on the menu bar.
This button links you to the Knowledge Centre on the Member pages of the website
This button gives you access to the discussion forums
This entry shows your name and the last time you logged on to the VLE
This entry shows the courses you are enrolled for
All unread posts are displayed here. Once a post has been read, it will be removed from this list
The Learning team will post general announcements to all students. Note that announcements are for all modules and not just the module you are enrolled for. Click to continue…
Clicking on the ‘Forums’ tab on the menu bar will show the forums available to you. The ‘Administration’ forum is used to converse with the Learning team The ‘Student common room’ in an unmoderated room where you can chat with fellow students Click to continue…
Click on the course to access your study material Click to continue…
You will find your assignments here, including guidance on doing the assignments. Click to continue… The ‘Units’ contain additional study support not included in your study text, including forum activities. These are HTML and PDF versions of the text you received in hard copy. Complete the End of unit quizzes to track your performance on the progress report. Your study plan give all your deadlines, as well as other important dates.
Activities form an integral part of your course and allow you to discuss issues with your tutor and fellow students. To access the activities, open the study unit.
Scroll down until you reach the activities. Click to continue…
With the content screen open, clicking on the ‘Forums’ tab will allow you to interact with your tutor and fellow students via the discussion Forums. Click to continue…
This will allow you to view the Administration and Student common rooms… your tutor’s forum…and other forums for your module. Remember that you can view the other tutor’s forums, but you cannot post a message.
You can enter your subject at the top of the screen. Click to continue… You can enter your text here.Use the smilies to make your text more fun.You can preview your post before you submit. Click here to add attachments to your message. Use these options to format your text. These are just a few functions you can use when posting a message. More detail on how to use these functions can be found on the VLE.