From the main Dashboard Elentra users can quickly access a main tab menu and personalized options.
The main navigation menu along the top of the webpage remains constant almost everywhere you navigate in the system. The tabs and any drop-down menus associated with them are specific to the group and role you have (e.g.learner, staff, faculty, etc.).
In the top right users have icons to access their personal options, the ability to switch organizations (visible only if relevant), and quick access to Assessment and Evaluation tasks.
Beside the user icon a user will see the group and organization they are currently active in, if they have multiple permissions in multiple organizations.
Clicking on the user icon will open users' personal options, configured to their group and role in Elentra. Access to My Profile, Privacy Preferences, Notification Preferences, and logging out will appear here for all users.
If a user is active in multiple organizations they will see a building icon and can use this to switch between organizations and groups.
The Assessment and Evaluation badge remains a quick link to a user's tasks (as well as access to My Learners for faculty and admins).
The collapsible left-hand side bar of Elentra includes menu cards which change depending on the page you are viewing and your role.
By default, all users will see My Bookmarks, My Communities, Helpful Links, and Give Feedback! from the Dashboard.
The Elentra Message Center displays any Dashboard Notices for which a user is the audience. This might include notices sent to users by an administrator, or notices about an upcoming assignment (specific to learners).
Users can toggle between day, week, and month view.
Users can click the calendar icon to access a date selector and quickly navigate to another date.
Users can download or subscribe to a calendar.
Users can click the 'Today' button to quickly return to today's date.
Users can click the forward and back arrows to switch to the previous or next calendar view.
From the calendar, users can click on an event title to see more event details, download resources for that event or navigate to the event page.
Users will automatically see learning events they are directly associated with (e.g. as a learner or teacher).
Users can optionally add additional calendars to their dashboard in order to display Events created in specific communities they belong to.
A community calendar will only display if that community has an Events page accessible to the individual user.
The number badge on the My Calendars button displays how many calendar feeds are currently selected.
Click the 'My Calendars' button.
Tick off the additional calendars you want to include on your dashboard.
Note: Students and faculty cannot deselect My Learning Events.
Additional events from the selected communities will display on the dashboard calendar.
For staff and faculty users, a second option--My Courses--will display. By clicking this button, users can add all the learning events from a specific course to their dashboard calendar.
User calendar preferences will be remembered and automatically applied the next time a user logs in.
To remove a calendar feed from the dashboard calendar, click My Calendar, deselect a calendar, and click 'Apply'.
Elentra allows you to configure event colors multiple ways. You can define an event type color in System Setting, set a default event color in the database settings table (events_default_color), define event colors per course, and define colors on specific events.
Elentra will use the following order to check for and display an event color:
Individual event color,
Course event color,
Event type color
If an event includes two different event types, the event type that is longer will take precedence as the event color. If the event types are equal in length, the color will be that of the first event type listed.
The My Event Calendar tab shows all course events that include the learner in the event audience.
The My Rotations Schedule tab shows any scheduled rotations, clinical events, and planned absences stored in the Clinical Experience Leave Tracking tool.
Learners can optionally add Community Events calendar feeds to their dashboard calendar (see above).
Learners may see due dates for assignments in their course gradebook.
On the dashboard, faculty have a calendar view of all upcoming course events that include them as either the teacher or as an audience member. Faculty can optionally add additional community event calendars OR course event calendars (see above).
Staff and Medtech users will see a blank dashboard calendar to which they can optionally add Community Events calendars for communities they belong to, or add learning event calendars from courses.