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Setting PBL Deadlines and Linking To-Dos

You can create deadlines and To-dos for the Language Portfolio in ManageBac.

Via the Language Portfolio or Calendar Tabs

You can create deadlines by clicking Add a New Deadline under the Language Portfolio or Calendar tabs.

Here you must enter basic details (name, date, & time) and link the deadline to your Project.

Enable Dropbox to allow students to submit their documents through ManageBac. If you Enable TurnItIn, submitted coursework will be filtered through TurnItIn automatically.

If you choose to Attach Files, they will be available when the student's access the deadline.

Once you have clicked Add Deadline, the deadline will appear on the calendar.

You will need to add at least one To-Do item to ensure the deadline will appear on the student worksheet. You can assign To-Dos to students, advisors, or everyone. If you assign a To-Do to students only, advisors will not be able to check them off (and vice-versa for students).

Deadlines will appear on the student PBL worksheet. To-Do items can also be reviewed and added via the worksheets tab.

You can also review the status of your students from the Language Portfolio tab. The default view displays a list of the students assigned by advisor with key information such as Language, Phase, Mode of learning, goals and status (Needs Approval, Approved and Complete)..

To view progress against a specific deadline, you can switch to the Deadlines view. This will allow you to see where each of your students stand relative to the global deadlines that have been set (e.g. submitting an outline, meeting with advisor, etc.).

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