My Profile

The My profile features allow everyone to display information about themselves to others within the course. It also provides miscellaneous options for the course in general.

Using My Profile


Editing profile

  1. On the top right of the page, click on your name.
    Screen image of edit profile link in settings block
  2. Click on the Edit profile link.
    screen image of edit profile link
  3. Click the Expand all link to view all setting boxes
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  5. Customize the PolyLearn site as desired with the following options:
    • Description is a description about the instructor that can be viewed in the profile by all.
    • New picture allows uploading of a personal image (100 x 100 pixels).
      image upload screen
    • Picture description outlines what the picture represents.
    • Additional names: phonetic (first, last, middle) and alternate (preferred) name.
  6. Click on the Update profile button to save your profile.

Editing Preferred Text Editor

  1. On the top right of the page, click on your name.
    Screen image of edit profile link in settings block
  2. Click on the Edit profile link.
    screen image of edit profile link
  3. On the top Left, choose Preferences in the breadcrumbs.
  4. Click on the Editor preference link.
  5. Choose the text editor - "TinyMCE" was the HTML editor before.
  6. Scroll to the bottom and Save changes.

Editing Preferred Language

  1. On the top right of the page, click on your name.
    Screen image of edit profile link in settings block
  2. Click on the Edit profile link.
    screen image of edit profile link
  3. On the top Left, choose Preferences in the breadcrumbs.
  4. Click on the Preferred language link.
  5. Choose the language.
  6. Scroll to the bottom and Save changes.

 


Editing Forum Preferences

  1. On the top right of the page, click on your name.
    Screen image of edit profile link in settings block
  2. Click on the Edit profile link.
    screen image of edit profile link
  3. On the top right, choose Preferences in the breadcrumbs.
  4. Click on the Forum preference link.
  5. Choose Yes: highlight new posts for me in the Forum tracking pull-down list.
  6. Scroll to the bottom and Save changes.