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= General topics =
 
= General topics =
 
* '''Most useful links'''
 
* '''Most useful links'''
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*'''Assignments'''
 
*'''Assignments'''
 
**[[List Assignments|List Assignments]]
 
**[[List Assignments|List Assignments]]
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***[[Results|Results]]
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***[[Gradebook|Gradebook]]
  
 
*'''Students'''
 
*'''Students'''
 
**[[My Student Sets|My Student Sets]]
 
**[[My Student Sets|My Student Sets]]
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**[[Gradebook|Gradebook links for sets that have results]]
 
**[[My Students|My Students]]
 
**[[My Students|My Students]]
  
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**Help (comes here)
 
**Help (comes here)
 
**Logout (self-explanatory)
 
**Logout (self-explanatory)
 
*'''Inbox'''
 
**[[Inbox|Inbox]]
 
  
 
= Guide to the Student Module =
 
= 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'''
 
*'''To-do list'''
 
**[[Home page|To-do list]]
 
**[[Home page|To-do list]]
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**[[change your Yacapaca login ID and password (student)|change your Yacapaca login ID and password (student)]]
 
**[[change your Yacapaca login ID and password (student)|change your Yacapaca login ID and password (student)]]
 
**[[choose an avatar (student)|choose an avatar (student)]]
 
**[[choose an avatar (student)|choose an avatar (student)]]
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*'''Other login/student identity options'''
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** [[LDAP|Logging in with LDAP]]
  
 
= How-to videos: 5-minute (max) screencasts to guide you through key processes =
 
= How-to videos: 5-minute (max) screencasts to guide you through key processes =
  
*[https://vimeo.com/65456936 Uploading a new student set]: Follow this procedure and it will take no more than 90 seconds to upload your class.
 
 
*[http://www.screencast.com/t/kgE5WnFg The Whiteboard]: A great tool for showing the class an analysis of their results in realtime.
 
*[http://www.screencast.com/t/kgE5WnFg 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?
 
*[[Results filters|Results filters]]: Now your students have finished a set of quizzes, how can you see exactly the marking data you need?
 
*[[Progress Charts|Progress Charts]]: See, and share, how each student, or the whole class, are progressing through interactive graphs.
 
*[[Progress Charts|Progress Charts]]: See, and share, how each student, or the whole class, are progressing through interactive graphs.
*[[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.
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NB6Kf4GclpY Question Creatr]: A short tour of the question-creation and editing tool.  
 
*[[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.
 
*[[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.
 
*[[Tagging across multiple pages|Tagging across multiple pages]]: Advanced techniques for compiling quizzes from very large (100+) question banks.
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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.
 
*[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.
 
*[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.
 
*[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.
*[https://vimeo.com/52638099 Managing Student Sets]: How many teachers can teach many students via many sets, all with just one login each. Note this was filmed before the most recent design update.
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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.  
 
*[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.
 
*[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.
 
*[http://www.screenr.com/VC0s How to set up teams]: Get walked through the team setup process by PE teacher Julia Breen.
 
*[http://www.screenr.com/VC0s How to set up teams]: Get walked through the team setup process by PE teacher Julia Breen.
 
*[http://www.screenr.com/LC0s Using teams to motivate students]: Follow-on from Julia Breen. Using the whiteboard to tap into positive peer pressure.
 
*[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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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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