My Profile

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

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Using My Profile

Using My Profile


Editing profile

  1. In the Navigation block, click Participants, and then click Your name.
  2. Screen image of using Navigation block to view group
  3. Click on the Edit profile link.

  4. Customize the PolyLearn site as desired with the following options:
  • Email display determines who sees your email address, if at all.
  • Description is a description about the student that can be viewed in the profile by all.
  • New picture allows uploading of a personal image.
  • Picture description outlines what the picture represents.
  • Additional names (phonetic, middle, alternative)
  • List of interests displays qualities/interests of the student.
  • Note: Each of these interests creates a "tag", and clicking on these when viewing the profile directs to a page that lists all students in the course that have the same tagged interest.

To access the other profile options within the Preferences...

  1. Then click on the bread crumb Preferences link.
  2. Options
  • Forum auto-subscribe subscribes (receive emails) the author of a post to the forum.
  • Forum tracking allows students to see which forum posts they have not yet read.
  • When editing text determines if HTML tool is used when writing text.
  • Preferred language sets the language for the PolyLearn site.

Viewing profile

  1. In the Navigation block, click Participants, and then click Your name.
    Screen image of using Navigation block to view group
  2. Click on the Edit profile link.