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Adding a coaching activity or resource

A coaching activity is a general name for a group of features you can find in your Hub. Usually an activity is something that a client will do that interacts with the coach or other clients.

A resource is an item that a coach can use to support the coaching process, such as a book, file or link.

The hub supports a range of coaching activities and resource types which coaches can add to their programs. These enable the coach to create fun and exciting programs with great content for their clients. In edit mode, a coach can add coaching activities resources via the drop down menu.

Depending on the plan purchased will depend on what coaching activities and resources you have available on the "add a coaching activity or resource" drop down menu.

1. Login

2. Turn editing on


3. Select 'Add a coaching activity or resource'. These features can be found in all programs and in some blocks.


4. A pop up window will appear for you to make your choice of activity or resource you wish to include..


Assignments: Enable coaches to give comments on and/or grade uploaded files and assignments created on and off line

Chat: Allows participants to have a real-time synchronous discussion

Choice: A coach asks a question and specifies a choice of multiple responses

Forum: A coach asks a question and specifies a choice of multiple responses

Interactive Module: A coach asks a question and specifies a choice of multiple responses

Journal: A coach asks a question and specifies a choice of multiple responses

Questionnaire: A coach asks a question and specifies a choice of multiple responses

Dialogue: Dialogues allow clients or coaches to start two-way dialogues with another person and can be useful when the coach wants a place to give private feedback to a client on their online activity. A dialogue activity would also be an excellent way for counselors within an institution to interact with clients - all activities are logged and email is not necessarily required.

Scheduler: A coach asks a question and specifies a choice of multiple responses

Database: Enables participants to create, maintain and search a bank of record entries

External tool: Allows participants to interact with LTI compliant learning resources and activities on other web sites.

Feedback: For creating and conducting surveys to collect feedback

Forum: The forum module is an activity where clients and coaches can exchange ideas by posting comments. There are four basic forum types. Forum posts can be graded by the coach or other clients.

Glossary: Enables participants to create and maintain a list of definitions, like a dictionary

Coaching Session: For delivering content in flexible ways

Interactive Module: Allows the coach to design and set quiz style tests, which may be automatically marked and feedback and/or to correct answers shown. Ideally used for Self Coaching programs

SCORM: Enables SCORM packages to be included as program content

Survey: For gathering data from clients to help coaches learn about their class and reflect on their own coaching

Wiki: A collection of web pages that anyone can add to or edit

Workshop: Enables peer assessment


RESOURCES

A resource is an item that a coach can use to support their coaching, such as a file or link. Your Hub supports a range of resource types which coaches can add to their programs. In edit mode, a coach can add resources via a drop down menu. Resources appear as a single link with an icon in front of it that represents the type of resource.

Book - Multi-page resources with a book-like format

File - A picture, a pdf document, a spreadsheet, a sound file, a video file

Folder - For helping organize files and one folder may contain other folders

IMS content package - Add static material from other sources in the standard IMS content package format

Label - Can be a few displayed words or an image used to separate resources and activities in a topic/module section, or can be a lengthy description or instructions

Page - The client sees a single, scrollable screen that a coach creates with the robust HTML editor

URL - You can send the client to any place they can reach on their web browser, for example Wikipedia

When you select 'Add a coaching activity or resource' you will see a detailed description of each item for you to view in greater depth.

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