Working with element of the course "Seminar"

The purpose of workshops is to master skills and abilities of using theoretical material, as well as methods of its analysis, processing, synthesis and presentation. In the e-learning system, the workshop session is indicated with a sign .

         To select a topic of the workshop, you go to the required course, for example, "Architecture of Computer Systems and Computer Networks" (Picture 1). Then select a topic of a workshop session (Picture 2).

Picture 1 - Course selection page.


Topic 13 "Organization of input / output" in the subject "Architecture of computing systems and computer networks" is used as an example.

Picture 2 - Topic selection page.


  The user is given access to viewing instructions for the workshop lesson and to a list of recommended literature. There is an opportunity to view the schedule of passing and assessment (Picture 3).

Picture 3 - Page with instructions and schedule.


Before completing the work, you fill in the text box in accordance with the instructions and reference literature. It is possible to enter a response in the text box by typing on the keyboard or by copying a text using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + C and pressing Ctrl + V.

In the example, the text box is filled in with the word "test" (Picture 4).

Picture 4 - Filling in the text box.


It is also possible to attach a file with the answer instead of typing in the box. It is up to the professor to decide whether to provide this option or not.

For passing the work you click on the “Send” button (Picture 5).

Picture 5 - Sending the work.


After clicking on the button, a page appears with boxes for designing a response (Picture 6). Here you indicate the title of the work, its contents and applications. The required boxes are marked with the red colour and a "*" symbol.

Picture 6 – Design of work.


There is a possibility of limiting the attached files by number and size. In the example the number of applications is limited to 7 files and 60 MB. You need to drag the required file or right click on the "Add" button to upload applications to work. After clicking the "Select file" pop-up window appears where you specify how the file is downloaded (Picture 7).

Picture 7 - The file selection window.


In the example the method of uploading a file from the hard disk is used (Picture 8).

Picture 8 - File selection window from the computer's file system.


After the file has been uploaded, it appears in the attached files window (Picture 9).

Picture 9 - List of uploaded files.


Picture 10 shows a window in which you can edit the attached file - update, delete and download. This window appears after clicking the left mouse button on the name of the downloaded file in the window as shown in Picture 8.

Picture 10 - File edit window.


To finish sending your work, click the "Save" button (Picture 11).

Picture 11 - Sending your work.


A page with information on the date, time, work and files attached to the work emerges after sending (Picture 12).

Picture 12 - Information on your work.


Additionally, you can edit your work. It depends on the teacher's settings for the workshop. When you click on the "Edit work" button, the page with the work opens to change it (Picture 13).

Picture 13 – How to edit your work.

After assessment of your work, your score (grades) will be available either directly in the form shown in Picture 13, or in your Assessment journal (Roll book).

Last modified: Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 3:18 PM