V I EW I NG AS SET S 1. Click on view – my assets, choose
more options from the overview pad
Click on view and choose my assets to and then tag this asset.
open your assets store; assets are listed in 2. When editing an asset go to the last
date order with the newest first. Click on pad and choose tag this asset.
the asset and choose view this asset
from the asset’s overview pad. You then need to enter your tag name in
E DIT I NG AS S ET S the create a new tag text box and click
Getting started Click on view – my assets and choose on . You can also use tag this asset
edit this asset from the asset overview
PebblePad (PP) is the e-portfolio system for adding multiple tags to your asset by
adopted by the University for supporting clicking in the check box next to the
personal development planning (PDP). CHANG E T HE AS S ET LI S T ORDE R
relevant tags and then
Click on view and choose my assets.
ACCE S S PE BBL E P AD clicking on .
Click on the column headers to change the
Go to http://www.pebblepad.co.uk/bradford/ list order, eg click on title to list in title
S HARI NG AS S E T S
or click on the PebblePad link on the UoB order. Click on the column header a
internal home page. Login with your second time to toggle between You might want to share your assets with
computer username and password. ascending/descending order. others eg your personal tutor. Click on an
The first time you use PP you are prompted F I L T E R I NG AS S ET S asset in your view assets list to display the
for your name and email – please enter overview pad for that asset and choose
Click on view and choose my assets. send to … Choose person to display your
your Bradford e-mail address.
contacts list. Click on the person’s name
W HAT I S AN AS S ET ? Click on on the assets tab and
and then to add them to your share
choose the required icon to display only
PP enables you to record that asset type and hide the others. list. When you have selected all the
details about an event.
S E ARCHI NG F OR AS S ET S sharees, click on . Select the relevant
This could be a meeting, a
thought, a plan of action Click on view and choose search or from options and click on to save and close
etc. Records are stored as the assets list click on the search tab.
assets. the pad.
T AG G I NG AS S ET S
CRE AT E AN AS S E T CHE CKI NG AN AS S E T ’ S S HARE E S
Tagging assets helps you to find assets
Click on create new. more easily. For instance, tagging assets Click on the asset in your view assets list
Choose the relevant type of with the module name will help you find all and click on the info tab; this provides an
asset to display a new pad the assets relating to that module. The overview of the number of people with
on the right. first pad of each asset allows you to choose whom you have shared the asset. A
a tag from your tag list. shared asset also has a shared tab. Click
Use the prompts to add information to your
on this to see a list of sharees. Use this
record and step through the asset by . pad to change their share rights, or to
clicking on . At the end of the asset, unshare the asset.
To build your tag list you need to go to the
click on to save it. tag this asset pad. There are two ways to
get to this:
Other documents available from J B Priestley reception, If you need to view this document in an alternative format, February 2010
and http://www.brad.ac.uk/lss/documentation/index.php. please see: http://www.brad.ac.uk/lss/documentation/.
W HAT I S A W E BF OL I O? V I EW I NG A WE BF OL I O T RE E go back and edit it later. The main
difference is that a profile is available to
A webfolio helps you to present a collection Choose view this asset from your you once only to create one asset whereas
of assets as a mini web site within webfolio overview pad. Click on Tree a proforma can be taken repeatedly to
PebblePad. You create and edit a webfolio view or Show to display an outline of your create a number of assets.
in a similar manner to all other assets; webfolio.
however, some aspects require more COM PL ET I N G A PR OF I L E / PR OF ORM A
detail. W HAT I S A BL OG ?
ADDI NG P AG E S T O A W E BF OL I O Click on create new, click on more and
A blog is an electronic journal where you choose either proforma or profile (your
Go to step 4 of the webfolio asset. Enter a can record your thoughts; they are tutor will guide you on this). Click on the
page title and then click on to add this displayed in chronological order. You proforma you wish to complete and click
create a blog in a similar manner to all
to your page list. To add a blog, webfolio, on . If you wish, edit the title and
other assets; however, some aspects
proforma etc to your webfolio, click on the description and add a tag, then click on
require more detail.
edit proforma/start profile. The
item tab, select the item and click on
POS T I NG T O A BL OG proforma/profile displays in a new window.
E DIT I NG A W E BF OL I O P AG E Complete the profile/proforma and click on
Unlike other assets, you add to your blog
Go to step 4 of the webfolio asset. Click from view this asset. When your blog Save changes. Click on to save and
displays, click on . A pop-up close your profile /proforma.
on the required page and then . A
window opens where you can add your title
double editing pad appears. Type your To edit the profile/proforma after saving
and thought and then click on Submit.
text. the changes click on the Edit Response
Blog entries are added to your asset store
To format your work, select the text and link at the bottom of the proforma.
as a thought asset so that you can use
click on the relevant formatting button. them as individual items. PU BL I S HI NG T O A G AT E W AY
Remember to click on to save your
POS T I NG EX I ST I NG AS S ET S T O YOUR Your tutor may have set up a gateway to
work. BL OG distribute resources or to collect your
L I NKI NG T O AN AS S E T / F I L E work. Click on the asset in your assets
Click on the asset in your assets store,
To add a link in your webfolio, go to the store and choose send to … gateway.
choose sent to … and blog. Select the
Navigate to the appropriate gateway and
page editing pad, click on , select the
relevant blox and click on .
relevant tab to choose an asset, and enter click on .
a Web address or type an email address. W HAT ARE PROF I L E S AN D PROF ORM AS
If you want to link to an exteral file click on M ORE HE L P
Your tutors may make a profile or
There are a number of help movies and
, browse for the file, enter a title and proforma available to you. These are
guides available on the PebblePad Web site
description and click on upload; this adds similar to online forms where you are
your file to the my assets list and needs prompted to add information. When you
have completed a profile/proforma, it is
to be selected. Finally, click on . stored in your assets store so that you can
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