Learning Commons Moodle Course Documentation


About the Learning Commons Courses:

There are 2 types.

  • Elementary/Middle/Secondary Learning Commons courses
    • The only difference between the 3 variations are the grid (topics 1-10) images and names (subject area categories)
  • ILC course - documentation found here http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/mod/page/view.php?id=3780

Changed Permissions at Course Level:

Under Block
Removed Teacher Permissions to:

  • Edit a block's settings
  • Manage blocks on a page

Changed Permissions on Specfic Resources: 

  • (ERAC) _________ District Digital Resources Button LABEL
  • Pages/Forums/URLs/Images linked elsewhere LABEL
  • Learning Commons News FORUM
  • Learning Commons Calendar PAGE
  • (ERAC) _________ District Digital Resources (iframe) PAGE
  • ERAC Resources full list PAGE
  • Activity Report (Learning Commons site statistics) URL

Removed Teacher Permissions to:

  • Hide/show activities
  • Manage activities

Course Structure:

Links (HTML) Block (Teachers do not have permissions to edit this block)

  • Home icon and text links to Learning Commons main course page
  • Search for Resources icon and text links to school site L4U (L4U links can be found here http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/course/view.php?id=4
  • About Us icon and text links to About Us page found in orphaned activities.  Teachers have the ability to completely edit this page.
  • Calender icon and text links to Learning Commons page found in orohaned activities.  Teachers do not have the permissions to edit this page.  On this page is a TL specific Learning Commons Zimbra calender that is embedded using iframe HTML code.   The Zimbra calendar belongs to the TL at that school, the TL shared the public link for the calendar.
    • Example code:  <p><iframe src="https://mail.sd63.bc.ca/home/anorris@sd63.bc.ca/TL%20Collaboration%20Shared%20Calendar.html" height="900" width="700"></iframe></p>

Latest News Block (Teachers do not have permissions to edit this block)

  • Teachers can post, edit, delete, etc.
Grid

Topic 0 (ERAC) _________ District Digital Resources Button
  • This is actually a label with Teacher permissions removed.
  • The image is located here http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/course/view.php?id=56
  • The button links to (ERAC) _________ District Digital Resources (iframe) PAGE located in orphaned activities.  Teachers do not have permissions to edit this PAGE.  On this page are ERAC databases that each level of TLs (Elem/Mid/Sec) have selected to highlight for students.  The content is embedded into this page using iframe HTML code.  The original HTML document can be found here http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/course/view.php?id=56.  The HTML file (Elem/Mid/Sec ERAC Resources iframe page files), which have been set as "main file" - this enables the file to be viewed as an HTML page without moodle theming - therefore , allowing the page to be embedded on other sites using iframe HTML.
    • Elementary<p><iframe src="http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/pluginfile.php/1661/mod_resource/content/2/elementary%20DDLC%20resources%20list.html" height="650" width="700"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/mod/page/view.php?id=3364">District Digital Resources Complete list</a></p>

      Middle<p><iframe src="http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/mod/resource/view.php?id=1426" height="800" width="700"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/mod/page/view.php?id=3366">District Digital Resources Complete list</a></p>
      Secondary:  
      <p><iframe src="http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/mod/resource/view.php?id=1865" height="700" width="700"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/mod/page/view.php?id=3367">District Digital Resources Complete list</a></p>

  • Complete List text links to ERAC Resources full list PAGE.  Teachers do not have the permissions to edit this page.  On this page is the complete list of all ERAC databases  The content is embedded into this page using iframe HTML code.  The original HTML document can be found here http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/course/view.php?id=56.  
    • Example code: <p><iframe src="http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/mod/resource/view.php?id=3363" width="700" height="2015"></iframe></p>
  • All ERAC icons are located on this page for each level (Elem/Mid/Sec).  http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/course/view.php?id=56
    • Elementary icons are 200 px wide
    • Middle and Secondary icons are 150 px wide
Topics 1-9
  • The grid images and topic names/categories were all collaboratively decided on by the TLs

Learning Commons course statistics
  • A link to the activity report has been provided for Teacher Librarians in orphaned activities.
    • Activity Report is found under the Navigation block - Navigation > Courses > My course > Reports > Activity Report.  (**Navigation block was added, link copied to URL resources in orhpaned activities and, then, navigation block was deleted)



Course Templates:

Elementary template version 1

Elementary template version 2

Middle template

Secondary template

 

 


Last modified: Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 3:07 PM