Community for users and team leaders
Basically the Avendoo® community has three areas:
If you are learning assistant of a learning group, you can send private messages to all participants of the learning group. The author defines the learning assistant of the appropriate learning group on the tab Learning group settings when creating the learning group.
community messages in a news stream. These are system messages, which are generated on registration to new learning units, messages, which are published at pin walls, course communities, community groups or learning groups. Click on …further messages to display previous posts.In the news you see all
Post short message
You can post own short messages in the community, read short messages of other users (team leader and users and authors) and comment it and communicate. A short message can be read by all users in the same client. It is a pin wall for the whole client. To post a new message, use the appropriate text field.
Attach picture to short message
If you click on the camera icon, you complete your short message with a picture. Note: If you add a picture to the short message, you don’t change your profile picture.
Via click on this icon you remove the added picture.
YouTube link detection
Once you have entered a YouTube link in the text field of a short message, Avendoo® detects the link and shows then the appropriate video in preview format in the post.
Publish short message
Via click on the button Publish your post gets viewable. Just select where the short message should be seen (everywhere, personal pin wall, groups).
Via click on the profile picture of another user you get into the user details. There you see the name, the profile picture and the personal description. If the view is free, you find also a list of groups, which the selected user has joined (See more about).
Personal pin wall
The personal pin wall of an user is his/her own group. In this view you see your profile picture, your name and your personal description. Furthermore you see the users, which have subscribed to your pin wall and you are friend with.
You can register or deregister to personal pin walls. Also you can write in already existing personal pin walls, even if the community setting Community groups can be created and managed by learners on the tab Options in the Client wizard isn’t selected.
You see in the list on the left side all personal pinn walls of the team leaders, users (learners) and authors you are friend of.
To subscribe to further personal pin walls, click on Personal pin walls → Add friend. Avendoo® lists you all personal pin walls for which you do a search via filter.
Post short message
To post a new short message, use the appropriate text field. Via click on the camera icon you complete your short message with a picture and via click on Publish you publish your short message. These messages can only be read by users, who are friends and have subscribed to your pin wall.
To add a participant to your personal pin wall, click on the button Participants on the right side. The view switches to the tab Participants. The view switches to the tab Participants.
On this tab you see all registered users listed. Via the search you can find the favored user quicker if there are many participants. Via click on the button Remove you can remove the appropriate user from your pin wall.
On this tab you add user to your pin wall via click on the button Add. To find users quickly, you can use the search.
To switch to the message history, click on the button Message history.
You can change in the settings of your personal pin wall only the permission. Finally click on Accept changes to save the changes.
Define, which permission the participants of the group should have (Read, comment, write message | Read and comment| Read) and how they are allowed to join the pin wall.
The pin wall is for any other user in the area Personal pin walls → Add friend viewable and via Join group any user can join.
Public with approval
The pin wall is for any other user in the area Personal pin wall → Add friend viewable. Via click on the button Request approval the founder of the group receives an approval request. Only if the approval is given, the user joins the group.
Registration done by group owner
The pin wall isn’t shown in the area Personal pin walls → Add friend. The owner of the pin wall has to add new members manually via the button Participants.
community in the Avendoo® community. Groups simplify the communication between certain groups of persons and arrange that the information only is shared to certain users. Each learner can establish a new group and add participants.Groups are an own
The members of groups receive in their news stream a message, if a member publishes a new short message in the group.
You see in the list on the left side all groups, which you have already joined.
To see further groups and to join them, click on Join.
+ New group
To establish a new group, click on +New group.
Here you find the course title with the appropriate course communities (if activated) and the learning groups inclusive their learning assistant(s) and participants. In brackets you see always the number of the unread messages. Note that you as a learning assistant of a learning group can only add user, but no authors.
Establish a new group
Option: Public with approval
Group type learning group
How can I leave a group?
To leave a group, click on the appropriate group and select top right besides the settings icon (gear-wheel) the arrow and select Leave group.
How can I delete a group?
The founder of the group can delete the group via click on the arrow and selecting Delete group. As participant you can leave the group.
Is it possible to remove from a personal pin wall?
Yes, you can remove from a personal pin wall. Therefore select the appropriate pin wall and click top right besides the settings icon (gear wheel) on the arrow. Select Leave group.