What is a Task?
Tasks enable Admins and Teachers to create a list of lectures (from any course) and assign them to a group of users. The creator of the Task can then review the progress of the task (i.e. which assigned users have watched each lecture). Tasks also have optional start and due dates.
Creating a Task
Admins: click on My School > My Tasks > Create New Task
Teachers: click on My Tools > Create New Task
Provide a name for your task, and if helpful, write a description and pick start and due dates. Click CREATE TASK to confirm.
Useful tip: before you create a Task, check if you can repurpose an old Task by adding/removing users and updating the start and due dates.
Updating and Assigning a Task
Go to My Tasks and click Edit under Actions to the right of your Task.
On the right hand side of your page is the Summary of your Task, indicating which lectures have been added, and which students have been assigned the Task.
To add lectures, click on the Add Lectures tab and use the search bar to find the course you wish to select lectures from. Use the tick boxes to select lectures, then click the Add Lectures to Task button beneath the table to confirm. Repeat these steps until you are finished adding lectures.
To assign your Task to a user, click on Assign to Individual Students and use the search bar to find and select users. The user search will update in real-time.
To assign your Task to a group of users, click on Assign to Class and select a Class from the drop down list, followed by clicking Add To Class.
You can also update the name, description and dates for your Task. Click UPDATE TASK to confirm your changes.
Sending Task Notifications
When you have finished configuring your Task, you can send a notification to each assigned user by email. Go to My Tasks and click Email Notification under Actions to the right of your Task.
The email is automatically generated and will contain the Task name, description and due date.