student work group provides added flexibility to create arbitrary group of students to work together towards a common goal. Members of a workgroup can submit posting that can be viewed by only the members of the group thereby maintaining a level of privacy with in the group.
Students are allowed to create two different types of groups: Public and Private.
Students create groups of their choice through this section.
A group is identified by its name. students can also add a short description about the objective of the group and an image to further help other students to identify the right group.
There are two different types of groups:
All the groups that the student is related to are listed under this section as shown below:
This list includes groups that are created by the student as well as those created by others which the student is a member of.
Student can view the groups that are created by himself by clicking the button "View my Groups" at the top left corner.
Student can take the following actions through buttons provided along with each group in the list:
Students may join any of the public groups created at uSchola. These public groups are the engine to promote international collaboration among students from different parts of the world with extra ordinary skills and interests.
Students can join the group by clicking the "join group" button attached to each group in the liist.
The following screen captures a typical page that is listed to a student under this section.
Students can invite other students to join a group that he/she is a member of. Each of those requests will appear under this section of the invitee student.
The invitee student may choose to "accept" or "reject" the request. The student will become a member only if he/she clicks the accept button. The message will be deleted as soon as the student takes an action on the invitation.
Below screen shows how these requests are listed:
This section provides one place to see all the postings submtted to all groups that the student is a member of.
Student can easily filter these postings in a number of ways as desribed in the "Postings" section
This is another place where students can submit postings to any of the groups that the student is a member of.