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Overview

The heirarchy slides below will help you understand the structure and concept of the site. One is a perspective from a user and the other is a perspective from a group.

Your Profile

Once you LogIn to the system your UserPage will show. Click on the edit button to edit your profile. Here you can change almost anything. If you want to change your username please email support at info@memgroups.com stating that you wish to change it and what you are changing it from and to. Once admin have changed it you will get an email with your new login details. Your email must be valid or you wont be able to login again.

Groups

Groups can be seen as classes or a collection of resources and class members or students if you like. You can create multiple groups but each group can be geared towards one specific topic or collection of cardsets. You can access your groups by clicking on the Group header link as shown in fig 1 below. Fig 1 shows a list of all the groups you are in. A green start means you own the group. A user icon indicates that your group had pending requests to join. An orange key indicates that you have a pending request to join that group. You can not access a group unless you have been accepted.

Group Header
fig 1. Click to go to Groups Page

Click through the tabs here to see Cardsets and Members in the group. If you own the group you can add cardsets and members via the serach tabs.

Group Discussions

Group discussions allow group members discuss and comment on the Cardset items, almost like a blog for the group. To access group discussions click on a group in your group list and then click the tab shown in fig 2. To add a new disuccion or comment click the New Comment button. You can delete your comment by clicking the trash can on the comment.

Group Discuss
fig 2. Discussion page.

Cardsets

For example a Group owner who may or may not be a teacher may create cardsets to let students remeber math formulae or a History teacher may create cardsets to remeber the names and dates of monarchs for a particular country. A language teacher may create cardsets to help students remeber a list of verbs or nouns with explanatory notes. Fig 3 shows how to access your cardsets, click on the link in the header to access your cardsets. From there you can add, edit or delete cardsets. Clicking on one of the cardsets in the list will take you to the cardset page. A green start indicates you are the cardset owner.

Cardsets Header
fig 3. Cardsets

Fig 4 shows an actual cardset page, here is where you control cardset items.

Cardset Items
fig 4. Cardset Items

From here you can add, edit or delete items, but only if you own the cardset. The button at the head allow you to go to Falshcards or mini-tests.

Flashcards

Cardset items or Flashcards are a collection of Cardset items that can be used as an aid mmemoire. Flashcards or mini-test can be used for this. Teachers can create Cardsets for their students to use for a particular topic. Fig 5 below shows the flashcard system. here you can practice your cardset items. Clicking on the flag will allow you to mark the card as hard or not. A flagged card will show as a solid filled flag.

Cardset Items
fig 5. Cardset Items

Also a member can use the mini test ratherthan a flashcard, this is just reveal the answer system, as can be seen in fig 6 below

Cardset Items
fig 6. Mini Test

Buddies

Buddies are friends that you requested on the site. You are able to add buddies to your groups, send messages using the in-built messaging system or discuss topics in the group discussion section. If a buddy has a green chain next to it it means they are you buddy. if there is an orange one it means you are waiting for them to accept you as buddy and a blue one means you are waiting for them to accept you. Click on the envelope to send them a message. Fig 7 shows the Buddy list. Click on the header link to go to your buddies page, Here you can manage your buddy list. Clicking on a buddy will take you to your buddies page.

Cardset Items
fig 7. Buddies

Messaging System

The messaging system allows member to message buddies and group members. The users mailbox is accessed via the dropdown box in the main menu. Fig 8 below shows a list of messages for a user (Me!). Clicking on an individual row will allow you to read your message. To create a new messge just click the New Message button. From the message row, when you click the row you can see two icons a red no entry and a reply icon. Click the red icon to delete message and click the reply icon to send the user a repy.

Messages
fig 8. Messages