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== General topics ==
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= General topics =
 
* '''Most useful links'''
 
* '''Most useful links'''
 
**[[Yacapaca_FAQs|Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)]]
 
**[[Yacapaca_FAQs|Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)]]
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**[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Yacapaca/53951637429 Ask a question on Facebook]
 
**[http://www.chalkface.com/blog/ Yacapaca Blog]
 
**[http://www.chalkface.com/blog/ Yacapaca Blog]
 
**[[TermsAndConditions|Terms of Service]]
 
**[[TermsAndConditions|Terms of Service]]
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**[[PrivacyPolicy|Privacy Policy]]
 
**[[MiscIndex|Miscellaneous index]]
 
**[[MiscIndex|Miscellaneous index]]
**[[2009-09-09 Update|Sept. 2009 Update]]
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**[[Core_Processes|Core processes explained]]
**[[Known_Problems|Known Problems]]
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**[[Yacapaca_in_a_Nutshell|Yacapaca in a nutshell]]
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**[[Contact_Us|Contact Us]]
  
== Per-page guide to the teachers' module ==
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= Per-page guide to the teachers' module =
*'''Students'''
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*'''Resources'''
**[[New Student Set|New Student Set]]
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**[[Resources|Resources]]
**[[My Student Sets|My Student Sets]]
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**[[Course page|Course page]] (accessible via the assigning sequence)
**[[My Students|My Students]]
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**[[Topics page|Topics page]] (accessible via the assigning sequence)
  
 
*'''Assignments'''
 
*'''Assignments'''
**[[New Assignments|New Assignments]]
 
 
**[[List Assignments|List Assignments]]
 
**[[List Assignments|List Assignments]]
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***[[Results|Results]]
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***[[Gradebook|Gradebook]]
  
*'''Results'''
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*'''Students'''
**[[Markbook|Markbook]]
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**[[My Student Sets|My Student Sets]]
**[[Tasks|Tasks]]
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**[[Gradebook|Gradebook links for sets that have results]]
**[[Quizzes|Quizzes]]
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**[[My Students|My Students]]
**[[Quiz analysis|Quiz analysis]]
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*'''Author'''
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*'''More'''
**[[All Groups|All Groups]]
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**[[Set a Quick Assignment|Set a Quick Assignment]]
**[[My Groups|My Groups]]
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**[[Add an Offline Assessment|Add an Offline Assessment]]
 
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*'''Teachers'''
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**[[Teachers in my School|Teachers in my School]]
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**[[Course Markbook|Course Markbook]]
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**[[Quizzes Markbook|Quizzes Markbook]]
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**[[Quiz Analysis|Quiz Analysis]]
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**[[My Courses|My Courses]] (visible to authors only)
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**[[My Quizzes|My Quizzes]] (visible to authors only)
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**[[My Profile|My Profile]]
 
**[[My Profile|My Profile]]
**[[Invite Colleagues|Invite Colleagues]]
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**[[My Account|My Account]]
**[[My Group|My Group]]
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**[[My Subscriptions|My Subscriptions]]
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**[[Buy Subscriptions|Buy Subscriptions]]
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**[[My email subscriptions|Control my Emails]]
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**Help (comes here)
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**Logout (self-explanatory)
  
== Per-page guide to the Student Module ==
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= Guide to the Student Module =
[http://yacapaca.com/student Login screen] ([http://yacapaca.com/student http://yacapaca.com/student])
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[https://yacapaca.com/student/login/ Student module login]  
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*'''To-do list'''
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**[[Home page|To-do list]]
  
*'''Home'''
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*'''Tabs in the to-do list'''
**[[Home page|Home page]]
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*'''Me'''
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**[[Me screen|'Me' page]]
 
**[[Me screen|'Me' page]]
 
**[[access key (students)|access key (students)]]
 
**[[access key (students)|access key (students)]]
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**[[choose an avatar (student)|choose an avatar (student)]]
 
**[[choose an avatar (student)|choose an avatar (student)]]
  
== How-to videos ==
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*'''Other login/student identity options'''
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** [[LDAP|Logging in with LDAP]]
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= How-to videos: 5-minute (max) screencasts to guide you through key processes =
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*[http://www.screencast.com/t/kgE5WnFg The Whiteboard]: A great tool for showing the class an analysis of their results in realtime.
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*[[Results filters|Results filters]]: Now your students have finished a set of quizzes, how can you see exactly the marking data you need?
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*[[Progress Charts|Progress Charts]]: See, and share, how each student, or the whole class, are progressing through interactive graphs.
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NB6Kf4GclpY Question Creatr]: A short tour of the question-creation and editing tool.
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*[[The Quiz Statistics page|The Quiz Statistics page]]: To the a serious quiz author, this is the single most useful page in Yacapaca. Yet, hardly anyone knows about it.
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*[[Tagging across multiple pages|Tagging across multiple pages]]: Advanced techniques for compiling quizzes from very large (100+) question banks.
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*[[Adding videos to quizzes|Adding videos to quizzes]]: Create complete learning resources by embedding videos, slideshows and more into any type of assessment.
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*[[Fuzzy-match cloze questions|Fuzzy-match cloze questions]]: Write Cloze (aka "Type your answer") questions that are tolerant of students' poor spelling.
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*[[Teams increase student motivation]]: One click to to harness the power of teams in your classroom.
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*[https://vimeo.com/60940277 Quick Assignments]: An end to the chaos of emailed assignment with this organisational feature.
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*[https://vimeo.com/57443713 Tagging Quizzes]: You can get very sophisticated analytics on quizzes that have appropriately-tagged questions. You can now add those tags at any time after creating the quiz, rather than having to have planned them at the time of authoring the individual questions.
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*[https://vimeo.com/54192065 Advanced Assignment Setting]: About half the "how do I..." questions we get relate to the assigning process. This short screencast answers most of those questions.
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*[https://blog.yacapaca.com/2016/03/08/managing-students/ Managing Student Sets]: How many teachers can teach many students via many sets, all with just one login each.
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cw9_9iCWSU Edit a quiz direct from the Resources page]: As an author, you get complete question-by-question statistics to help you spot and correct problems in each question of a quiz.
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*[http://www.screenr.com/VC0s How to set up teams]: Get walked through the team setup process by PE teacher Julia Breen.
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*[http://www.screenr.com/LC0s Using teams to motivate students]: Follow-on from Julia Breen. Using the whiteboard to tap into positive peer pressure.
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*[https://vimeo.com/139835976 Converting from NC Levels to GCSE 9-1]: The essential tool for Progress 8 reporting. The screencast shows "Pixl Bands" but this has now been changed to "GCSE 9-1"
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*[http://screencast.com/t/kqAzEVvumE Managing a Department subscription]: How to add a teacher to your Department subscription.
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*[http://www.screencast.com/t/gWxr7NuRDl Assigning to a single student]: How to assign when you do not want to assign to the whole student set.
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* '''5-minute (max) screencasts to guide you through key processes'''
 
**[[Bring back the Red Biro|Bring back the Red Biro]]: how to comment an essay or ePortfolio in depth.
 
**[[Student Set Management|Student Set Management]]: How many teachers can teach many students via many sets, all with just one login each.
 
**[[The Whiteboard|The Whiteboard]]: A great tool for showing the class an analysis of their results in realtime.
 
**[[Results filters|Results filters]]: Now your students have finished a set of quizzes, how can you see exactly the marking data you need?
 
**[[How to set your own quizzes for students|How to set your own quizzes for students]]: If you have just authored a quiz, how do you then make it available for students to use?
 
**[[Question Creatr|Question Creatr]]: A short tour of our new question-creation tool. Includes images, sounds and tagging, but not Glyphs. They were added after this video was made.
 
**[[The Quiz Statistics page|The Quiz Statistics page]]: To the a serious quiz author, this is the single most useful page in Yacapaca. Yet, hardly anyone knows about it.
 
**[[Tagging across multiple pages|Tagging across multiple pages]]: Advanced techniques for compiling quizzes from very large (100+) question banks.
 
**[[Adding videos to quizzes|Adding videos to quizzes]]: Create complete learning resources by embedding videos, slideshows and more into any type of assessment.
 
**[[Fuzzy-match cloze questions|Fuzzy-match cloze questions]]: Write Cloze (aka "Type your answer") questions that are tolerant of students' poor spelling.
 
**[[Textbook Mode task authoring]]: Create really sophisticated short-text tests or ePortfolio tasks with images, videos and more.
 
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:20, 19 September 2018

General topics

Per-page guide to the teachers' module

Guide to the Student Module

Student module login

How-to videos: 5-minute (max) screencasts to guide you through key processes

  • The Whiteboard: A great tool for showing the class an analysis of their results in realtime.
  • Results filters: Now your students have finished a set of quizzes, how can you see exactly the marking data you need?
  • Progress Charts: See, and share, how each student, or the whole class, are progressing through interactive graphs.
  • Question Creatr: A short tour of the question-creation and editing tool.
  • The Quiz Statistics page: To the a serious quiz author, this is the single most useful page in Yacapaca. Yet, hardly anyone knows about it.
  • Tagging across multiple pages: Advanced techniques for compiling quizzes from very large (100+) question banks.
  • Adding videos to quizzes: Create complete learning resources by embedding videos, slideshows and more into any type of assessment.
  • Fuzzy-match cloze questions: Write Cloze (aka "Type your answer") questions that are tolerant of students' poor spelling.
  • Teams increase student motivation: One click to to harness the power of teams in your classroom.
  • Quick Assignments: An end to the chaos of emailed assignment with this organisational feature.
  • Tagging Quizzes: You can get very sophisticated analytics on quizzes that have appropriately-tagged questions. You can now add those tags at any time after creating the quiz, rather than having to have planned them at the time of authoring the individual questions.
  • Advanced Assignment Setting: About half the "how do I..." questions we get relate to the assigning process. This short screencast answers most of those questions.
  • Managing Student Sets: How many teachers can teach many students via many sets, all with just one login each.
  • Edit a quiz direct from the Resources page: As an author, you get complete question-by-question statistics to help you spot and correct problems in each question of a quiz.
  • How to set up teams: Get walked through the team setup process by PE teacher Julia Breen.
  • Using teams to motivate students: Follow-on from Julia Breen. Using the whiteboard to tap into positive peer pressure.
  • Converting from NC Levels to GCSE 9-1: The essential tool for Progress 8 reporting. The screencast shows "Pixl Bands" but this has now been changed to "GCSE 9-1"
  • Managing a Department subscription: How to add a teacher to your Department subscription.
  • Assigning to a single student: How to assign when you do not want to assign to the whole student set.



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