Knowledge BasemyMitty Basic Training Part 2Items in the "Resources" drop down menu

Items in the "Resources" drop down menu

By: Rose Lopez

From the "Resources" drop down menu, select "Insert a label".

From the "Resources" drop down menu, select "Insert a label".

You have a window to type your label.

You have a window to type your label.

1. Type your label here and format it.

2. Click "Save and return to course".

Your label is in your topic block, but needs to be moved so it's above your activities.

Your label is in your topic block, but needs to be moved so it's above your activities.

1. Place your curser over the "move" icon (your curser arrow will turn into a hand). Press your mouse pad to "grab" the move icon.

2. Move your label above the online assignment.

The label is placed correctly above the assignment.

The label is placed correctly above the assignment.

Composing a text page is another way to give an explanation or give information to your students.

Composing a text page is another way to give an explanation or give information to your students.

1. Select "Compose a text page" from the "Add a resource" drop down menu.

I'm going to explain how to make a digital recording using an online service called "Audio Drop Box".

I'm going to explain how to make a digital recording using an online service called "Audio Drop Box".

1. Give a title for your instructions.

2. Repeat the title in the next text window.

Write your instructions in this text window. Leave it in "Plain text format".

Write your instructions in this text window. Leave it in "Plain text format".

Scroll to the "Window" section.

Scroll to the "Window" section.

1. Select "New window".

2. Click "Save and return to course".

The text page is displayed in the topics block.

The text page is displayed in the topics block.

Click on the link and a second window will open with your text page.

Click on the link and a second window will open with your text page.

Now we'll compose a web page. Select the "Compose a web page" in the drop down menu.

Now we'll compose a web page. Select the "Compose a web page" in the drop down menu.

Add your web page information.

Add your web page information.

1. Type the name of your web page.

2. Retype the name in the second text window.

Now we need either an embedding code, or a url; I'll show you both ways. I went to Teachertube.com and found a French video.

Now we need either an embedding code, or a url; I'll show you both ways. I went to Teachertube.com and found a French video.

Scroll to the lower right margin of the webpage. Select and copy this url.

Scroll to the lower right margin of the webpage. Select and copy this url.

Add your webpage information here.

Add your webpage information here.

1. Type the name of your video, then highlight it.

2. Click the "insert web link" icon (looks like a chain link).

The web link window will open.

The web link window will open.

1. Paste the url information into the "URL" window.

2. Type a title for your video.

3. Click on "OK".

Scroll to the bottom of the screen. Click "Save and return to course".

Scroll to the bottom of the screen.  Click "Save and return to course".

We can see the video in the topic block now.

We can see the video in the topic block now.

We can see the video open in a second window.

We can also embed the video code. Go to the "Add a resource"drop down menu again and select "Compose a webpage".

We can also embed the video code. Go to the "Add a resource"drop down menu again and select "Compose a webpage".

1. Just for illustration purposes, let's call this page "French video 2"

2. Type the same title into the next text window.

Return to the same "Teachertube.com" website and scroll to the bottom right margin and copy the embedding code.

Return to the same "Teachertube.com" website and scroll to the bottom right margin and copy the embedding code.

Here's how we paste the embedding code.

Here's how we paste the embedding code.

1. Select the "Toggle the HTML source"; notice how the other options are greyed out now.

2. Select the few pieces of code there already, and paste over it with the code you copied from the Teachertube.com site.

Last two steps.

Last two steps.

1. In the "Window" drop down menu, leave it as "Same window".

2. Click "Save and return to course".

Return to your topic block and click on "French video 2". You and your students can now watch it directly from this page.

Return to your topic block and click on "French video 2".  You and your students can now watch it directly from this page.

Now we're going to create a link to a file or website.

Now we're going to create a link to a file or website.

I'm going to create a link to a document I previously put in my "Files" folder.

I'm going to create a link to a document I previously put in my "Files" folder.

1. Type the name of the file you are uploading.

2. Retype the name in the second text window.

3. Click "Choose or upload a file".

Click on the file that contains the document you're looking for.

Click on the file that contains the document you're looking for.

Click "Choose".

Click "Choose".

The path to the file is in "Location".

The path to the  file is in "Location".

1. Check "Force download".

2. Click "Save and return to course".

Return to the home page and select "Link to a file or website" under the "Add a reference" menu.

Return to the home page and select "Link to a file or website" under the "Add a reference" menu.

1. This time I'm going to type the name of an website with grammar practice.

2. I'll retype it here.

3. This is where we'll put the url. I'm just going to find the webpage I'm looking for and copy/paste the address here.

Last three steps.

Last three steps.

1. Paste the url here.

2. Select "New window".

3. Click "Save and return to course".

From the topic block, we can see the file & website that were uploaded. I'll move them using the "move" icon under the correct label.

From the topic block, we can see the file & website that were uploaded.  I'll move them using the "move" icon under the correct label.

The last item is "Display a directory". This will let you upload a whole folder of items.

The last item is "Display a directory". This will let you upload a whole folder of items.

On the next screen, fill out the following items.

On the next screen, fill out the following items.

1. Fill out the title of your folder you want to upload.

2. Retype the title in the second text screen.

3. On the "Display a directory" drop down menu, find your folder and select it.

4. Click "Save and return to course".

Use the "move" icon to place your folder under the correct label.

Use the "move" icon to place your folder under the correct label.

You can also find your resources in the "Activities" block on the left margin.

You can also find your resources in the "Activities" block on the left margin.

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