How do I add a Database activity?

You will learn how to add a Database activity to your course in TITANium. The Database activity module allows you to create a database where students can upload a variety of data, like a comma delimited file (CSV), images, web links, etc. That data set can then be exported to be manipulated in Excel or SPSS.

1. Enter your course.

2. Turn editing on.

Click the Turn editing on link within the ADMINISTRATION block or click on the Turn editing on button.

3. View the course with editing turned on.

4. Click on Add resource or activity.

5. Select Database.

Select Database.

6. Click on Add.

Click on Add.

7. Type a Name and a Description.

Type a Name and a Description.

8. Select availability and Read only dates.

If you intend to have students export the data (to CSV) to manipulate it with Excel or SPSS, then marking the Read only from date ensures that all students have the same data set to work with.

Select availability and Read only dates.

9. Select Ratings options.

Select an Aggregate type if you want to assign a point value to the database activity. Sum of ratings is a popular setting. Type a maximum point value. 100 is the default.

Select Ratings options.

10. Click on Save and display.

Click on Save and display.

11. On the database page, click on Choose to add data fields.

On the database page, click on Choose to add data fields.

12. Select the type of field you want to add.

Fields need to be added one at a time. Choose the type of data you want to collect.

Select the type of field you want to add.

13. View the sample completed database from the student's view.

Below is a sample database from the student's view.

View the sample completed database from the student's view.

You have now learned how to create a Database activity in your course in TITANium.

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