ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

H-8, ISLAMABAD

Student Manual PGD(CS) Online

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Website Address

3. Login Page

4. Main Page

5. Accessing Course

6. Course Page

7. News & Discussion Forum

8. Submission of Assignments

9. Participation in Online Sessions

10. Teacher Resources

11. Change password

12. Further Help


1. Introduction

This document has been designed to provide help to you for using Open Learning Institute of Virtual Education (OLIVE), Learning Management System (LMS) website. Various sections of the OLIVE LMS website are explained in detail to attend online classes and perform other online activities.


2. Website

http://dcs.aiou.edu.pk

Type web address:

http://dcs.aiou.edu.pk” to access the website

address bar

3. Login
Click on Login (top right corner):


Login Link
Enter your username (Registration Number) and password (Roll Number) to login to the website.
login text boxes
4. Main Page

Main page appears on successful login. This contains different blocks.  The main menu contains link to important announcements. My courses block contains the courses in which you are registered. Calendar shows the events for this course.


after login courses

5. Course Page:

This page contains different blocks that are explained in the next pages.


course
6. Accessing a Course

Click any course to access course page.


access course (course contents)

7. News & Discussion Forum (Mandatory for all students for course discussions)

This is an important forum and available in each course. Students should visit the page under this link often. The purpose of this forum is to provide a common page of discussion related to course. Students can use “add a new topic” link to add a topic of discussion problem related to course. Latest events are uploaded on this page and students must keep visiting this page often.


forum select
Add New Topic
add forum question

Add Subject and your Question in message box

Attach file (if u want) and Post form


add forums area

8. Submission of Assignments (Compulsory submission in all courses)

The links to assignment No. 1 & assignment No. 2 are given in this screen shot. Similarly links to Assignments in all courses are provided on website. Click on the link to access the assignment.

assignment select
When you click the link of Assignment No. 1 following screen appears. You can use the browse button given at the bottom of the page to browse & select the file and upload this file on the website.
select and upload assignment

9. Participation in Online Sessions (Compulsory activity with 70% attendance in each course)

70% Attendance in Online Sessions is compulsory for all old & new students. To attend online session use Online Session link that is given in each course. You should attend the online sessions according to the schedule of classes given to you


Online session on BBB
Here in online session you can type your question in text form, or ass question in audio using mouse. Middle area presentaion and white board is displayed.
online session on bbb