How do I use the project wizard?

The project wizard allows you to create the robust project activities necessary for effective project-based learning (PBL)

Well-planned project-based learning (PBL) encourages students to:

  • Collaborate
  • Approach a topic using a variety of modes and mediums
  • Tackle real-world issues
  • Reflect on their experience

Create a project

To create a project:

  1. Open the Editor from the Main Menu.
  2. Select the folder you want to add the project to and click + Add to...
  3. Select Project Wizard.
Create a project
  1. Provide:
    • A project Title.
    • Start date and End dates.
    • A Project description.
    • Instructions for submissions.
  2. Under Project Options, you can:
    • Choose to automatically include discussion, blog, wiki, journal, and/or peer assessment activities in the project.
    • Choose to use existing Student grouping from the dropdown, or Add, Clone, and/or Edit groups.
  3. Click Add to save create the project.

Develop and edit a project

To edit the project, open the Editor > Projects screen and select the project to open its activity editor.

Develop and edit a project

Additional articles

Tips

  • To promote a more effective experience, align each of the components of a project with course objectives.
  • Buzz lets you easily create and manage groups to enhance your students’ experiences completing projects.
  • Additional activities can be added to a project folder after creation.
  • Each activity in a project folder can be customized (i.e., different due dates).

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