Answered By: Jolanda-Pieta (Joey) van Arnhem M.F.A., M.L.I.S. Last Updated: Feb 27, 2015 Views: 55
OAKS is the College of Charleston's e-learning portal. It has been upgraded to version 10.3 in May 2014. The Library has created a OAKS 10.3 Student Tutorials Playlist, which provides a single point of access to all the new tutorials.
The OAKS Overview for Students – Logging in and Course Navigation (v10.3) tutorial contains instructions for logging in to OAKS, a navigation overview, and a brief description of the tools featured in the OAKS version 10.3 upgrade. Topics covered include My Home, My Course pages, and Navigation Bar tools. Information on where to find additional student tutorials on how to use OAKS and resources/contact information for finding assistance when experiencing difficulties with OAKS is also included.
Subsequent tutorials in this playlist include detailed instructions for using the various features and tools in OAKS.
OAKS Overview for Students – Course Content (v10.3)
Topics covered include viewing, bookmarking, downloading, and printing course content.
OAKS Overview for Students – Communication Tools: Chat, Classlist, Discussions (v10.3)
Topics covered include viewing the Classlist, sending email from OAKS, composing and replying to Discussions, and subscribing to Discussions via email and text.
- OAKS Student Overview – Grades Tools: Checklist, Dropbox, Grades, Quizzes and Surveys (v10.3)
Topics covered include viewing a Checklist, downloading and submitting assignments using the Dropbox, viewing the grade book, taking and submitting a quiz using the Quizzes tool, and viewing the Surveys tool.
- OAKS Student Overview – Management Tools: Attendance, Calendar, and Groups (v10.3)
Topics covered include viewing Attendance Registers, viewing and adding tasks to the Calendar, viewing groups, and self-enrolling in Instructor created Groups.