for Claroline Discussion Board
Across Curriculums and Cultures:
Online Collaboration Among Swedish and American Students
Fall Semester 2003
Chalmers Lindholmen University College, Gothenburg, Sweden
Reiss, Tidewater Community College, Virginia, USA
Art Young, Clemson University,
South Carolina, USA
Log In to Claroline
Follow the link to Claroline,
the software program and discussion board we are using for this
project (a new browser window will open so you can see these directions
print these directions).
- Enter the user name you were assigned.
- Enter the password you were assigned.
Modifying Your Profile
and Joining Our Discussion
After you log in, your screen should look like this:
- If you want to change your password, select "Modify my profile"
from the right menu. Write down your new password and save it in
a safe, accessible place.
- To enter our E-exchange discussion, select E-exchange
WAC - Gustavsson Magnus from the left menu.
Finding Your Group and
Entering the Forum
The next screen should look like this:
- Click on Groups. At the next screen, only
one group is active on your screen and is also indicated as (my
- Click on your active group.
- On the right is a list of members of your group with their
college email addresses.
- On the left, under Tools, click Forum.
Participating in the
- Review the project description at Writing
Across Curriculums and Cultures.
- Locate the Topic for each of the four components: Letter 1,
Letter 2, Letter 3, and Analysis and Reflection.
- Within your Group and Forum, submit your letter as if it were
an Answer to
the topic, for example, Letter 1.
- Compose your letters in a word processor and save them
so you will have the text on file on your own computer before
you copy-paste and submit
them to Claroline.
- After you have submitted your initial required letter for each
topic, you are welcome to continue adding to the conversation with members of your group.
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Website developed 2001 by D. Reiss and modified
1 November 2003 by D. Reiss