ENG 221 Week 5 ;Final UOP Forums Manual

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University of Phoenix Forums Manual ENG 221, Name of Team Members Janet Chappell November 1, 2010 Contents Introduction 3 Forum Navigation 3 Main Forum 3 Chat room 4 Course Materials 4 Learning Teams 5 Individual Forum 6 My Items 6 Discussion Forum Window 7 Posting New Threads 8 Reviewing Threads and Messages 10 Replying to Threads and Messages 12 Forum Information and Preferences 13 Class Members 13 Preferences 14 Tips/ FAQ’s 16 Useful Links 16 Reference and Citation Generator 17 Grammar and Writing Guidelines 17 Center for Writing Excellence 17 Learning Team Toolkit 17 References 18 Welcome to the University of Phoenix. As an online UOP student you will be spending a lot of time navigating the forums and using it to communicate with your instructor and fellow classmates. This manual is for incoming students who need to get familiar with the UOP forums, and it concentrates on the forums and the links within the forum page. Online learning is a new experience for many incoming students and we wish to make the transition as smooth as possible, so this manual will give detailed descriptions of everything within the forums and serve as a reference guide. This guide breaks down the forum into four sections, the forum navigation section, the discussion forum window, the forum information and preferences, and the useful links. Once again we welcome you to University of Phoenix and wish you success in all your endeavors. Forums Navigation The forum navigation pane (Fig. 1.1) is where faculty and students can access all the student website content. Using the navigation pane Users can navigate from the Main Forum, Chat Room, Course Materials, Learning Teams, Individual forums and My Items. Fig. 1.1 – Forums Navigation Main Forum To access the Main forum window (Fig 1.2) select the Main forum link located at the top of the Forums navigation pane. In the Main forum users can see the name of threads and interact with other students and…