Setting up Group E-learning Modules!

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How Do I Purchase An E-Course?

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How to Purchase an E-Learning Module

If you already have an account on FluencyMatters.com, log in. If you do not have an account, an account will be created automatically when you finalize your purchase.

  1. Go to the Fluency Matters store and select the E-Course title you would like to purchase.
  2. To purchase an individual subscription, select INDIVIDUAL and  add one e-Course to your cart.
  3. To purchase a class or group subscription, select GROUP rather than ‘Individual’.
  4. Enter the number of students you would like in your first group. If you have three classes reading the same title, enter each group separately by adding the number of students into number field and clicking ‘Add to Cart’. Please note: There are no discounts available when purchasing additional seats. To accommodate for possible increased enrollment, we suggest you purchase an extra seat or two. This will save you money in the long run.
  5. Repeat the process until all of your groups have been added. (You do not need to add yourself to your group. You can see the course in your profile with the same view as your students.)
  6. If you are purchasing another E-learning title, go to that title and repeat the process. Once you have your titles selected and each group entered, view your cart.
  7. Verify the quantity (number of students) in each group; you will see the discounted price based on the number of students. The higher the number, the bigger the discount.
  8. Proceed to Checkout.

Again, if you are already a customer/user on FluencyMatters.com, be sure you log in with the SAME EMAIL address from your existing account.
If you are a NEW CUSTOMER, enter the information, using an email address that you would like to be your official account email. A personal address is fine. Just choose the ONE that is most accessible to you throughout the year.

 

If paying with a purchase order, select “Pay with PO” and finalize your purchase. Click PLACE ORDER. You must fax or email a copy of an official purchase order before your order will be confirmed. E-courses will NOT appear in your profile until the PO or payment is submitted.

If paying with credit card, enter payment info and click place order.

 

Once your order is finalized, the confirmation page will load and give you the option to immediately add students to your groups. You can add students immediately if your students will NOT be using Email addresses to set up their accounts. Regardless if you are adding students with or without an email address, you can go to your profile (link at the top of the page) to view your e-course(s) and add your students. If you do not see your course, log out of the site, clear cache and log back in. Your course(s) should appear in your profile.

I just bought an E-course. Where do I find it?

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Where do I find my E-learning modules?

How do I add students to my course?

READ: How to enroll students

 

These 10 Tips will also help you get off to a smooth start!

 

BEFORE YOU START:
Consider whether you will add students with or without a valid email. If you use Google Classroom, you can quickly add students with just a few clicks.

 

ID: The ID is a random number generated by the FM system and is only needed when you add a user to another group. See HOW TO ENROLL STUDENTS for details.

 

First and Last Name could be initials, nicknames, numeric values or any other means you prefer for identifying students. If you do NOT PRE-ASSIGN a password, user name or e-mail address*, the system will automatically generate that data for each student. *Auto-generated email would be a ‘fake’ address.

 

If your students are using SCHOOL EMAIL addresses, BE SURE TO HAVE YOUR IT DEPT. WHITELIST OUR DEDICATED IP ADDRESS BEFORE YOU ADD STUDENTS TO YOUR COURSE.  Email info@FluencyMatters.com for IP info. Once FM IP is whitelisted, go to your profile and click on the Group Registration icon.

 

IMPORTANT: If you want to have a record of your students’ user data, such as user name, password, etc., be sure to stay on the page and click on the DOWNLOAD USER DATA link!

DNLD User data screenshot

 

 

Once you have determined which way you will enroll students, go to your profile and click on the Group Registration icon.

 


 

Click on ADD USERS. There are 3 options: Individual, Batch, Google

 

Group Reg

 

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Option 1: Add users one by one:

Enter students individually by adding the first / last name, user name, password and email address. We suggest you pre-assign the same default password to all students. Upon first log-in, instruct students to go to the profile and change their password.

 

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Option 2: Upload Users as a Batch:  Add multiple students simultaneously by uploading a CSV file.  Once uploaded, click Submit. Your students will automatically be uploaded to your group.

 

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Option 3: Enroll students directly from Google: Once you click to link to your Google account, a Google log-in window will appear. Log in and click ‘OK’ to allow student, email and class view.  When the success message appears, click the “Import Students” bar.

Import student button

 

 

How do I Create a CSV File?

NOTE: Uploading a csv file is one of 3 ways to enroll students.

 

Use the template provided to create a CSV spreadsheet. Do not remove or change the headers in any way. Save as CSV once your roster is added.

 

 

NOTE: User names must be unique. With so many users, it will be a bit challenging to create a unique user name. Therefore, we recommend one of two options:

A) If your students will be using email, also assign the email address as the user name.

 

B) Pre-assign user log-in (user name) and give every student the same pre-assigned password. Be sure you pre-assign a UNIQUE user name.

 

NOTE: The system will generate an ID, which is a random series of numbers. This is to ensure your students are assigned an absolutely unique username/ID.

 

If you do not pre-assign user log-in, email, and password, the system will auto-generate unique entries for each. Be sure to download the USER DATA immediately after you upload your class lists so that you have a record of students’ log-in information. If you forget, you can always go to your roster in your Group Registration panel and change students’ passwords. Students need a user_login (username) or email and the password to log into FluencyMatters.com.

How Do I View Student Grades?

  1. Go to your profile.  (Be sure you are logged into FluencyMatters.com.)
  2.  Click on the Gradebook icon.
  3. When page loads, use the TWO drop-down menus to select the Course and the Group/Class for which you want to see grades.

If you want to download various grade reports, scroll to the bottom of the Gradebook. Click on the  blue buttons to download the Gradebook as it views on your screen, all grades listed individually, and/or all scores for every quiz attempt.

Things you should know:

 

    • A standard E-Learning subscription is 12 months. Time starts as soon as your purchase is confirmed.

 

 

    • Students do NOT NEED AN E-MAIL ADDRESS! (Watch the How-to Purchase video!)

 

    • If your students are using school email to set up their FM accounts, you will need to whitelist Fluency Matters email. Email FM  for that information. The IP address and domain information is also included on your purchase receipt.

 

    • Students won’t appear in your Gradebook until they have logged into their profile and accessed the E-course. A grade will not appear until they have completed an activity or quiz.

 

    • Remember that if one or a few students say “the website is broken” while the rest of your students are working successfully, it is a USER issue, not a website issue. If the website were broken, it would not function at all– for anyone! When it comes to website functionality, it’s all or nothing.

 

    • 99% of user issues can be resolved independently by simply clearing the cache. Before you/students call or e-mail for help, please follow the guidelines on Tips & Tools page.

 

    • Please note: There are no discounts available when purchasing additional seats. To accommodate for possible increased enrollment, we suggest you purchase an extra seat or two. This will save you money in the long run.

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