Knowledge Base

Mentoring & Discussions How To

Mentoring & Discussions is a special learner benefit that allows you to connect with others and discuss courses. This area also has dedicated mentors and experts that are there to answer your questions when you need. You can take full advantage of Mentoring & Discussions by accessing it from your dashboard or course.

Accessing Mentoring & Discussions

  • Login to your dashboard.
  • If you are having issues logging in, or do not know your password, you can request a new password using forgot your password.
  • Navigate to the "Discussions" section. There should be a button on the left side of your dashboard. Some users may also have a "Learn" section and discussions can be found on the "Discussions" tab.

Navigation

  • The top menu items within Discussions contain the following areas: My Topics, Search, Messages, and Mentoring & Discussions.
  • My topics will show you a list of topic "spaces" you are involved in, whether following or a member of. You can search within this menu if you have a long list of subscribed topic spaces, or search for new ones and browse them.
  • Search allows you to search the whole directory of Mentoring & Discussions, from topics to experts, other learners and more.
  • Messages allows you to have private conversations with other learners, experts, and mentors.
  • Search allows you to search the whole directory of Mentoring & Discussions, from topics to experts, other learners and more.
  • Mentoring & Discussions is your "Feed". This place is a birds eye and consolidated area of all new posts, content, and latest activities happening within Mentoring & Discussions. More shows up here as you follow and subscribe to different topic spaces.

Topics

  • Mentoring & Discussions contains topic "spaces", which are all connected to different courses we teach. If you click on a topic, you can go within it to interact with other learners and experts interested in the topic. You can post a question, advice, helpful documents, or even comment and chat with others who are interacting in the space.
  • The topic "Stream" will show you the latest content posted in the space.
  • The CLIPP Knowledge tab will load interesting and relevant external resources specific to the topic that you can learn from and get credit for.
  • You can use the "Become A Member" button within the space to invite other learners, as well as configure notifications and hiding posts. By turning notifications on, we will email you when any activity happens within the topic space.
  • You can use the "follow" button if you want a less invasive approach to following the topic space. By following the space, it will place content within your "Mentoring And Discussions" feed and list it in your "My Topics".

Learners & Experts

  • Mentoring & Discussions has a mixture of learners, consultants, experts, and instructors that participate in conversations.
  • Experts - View experts by using the search tab and clicking on experts, or going into a topic space and and using the "Topic Experts" box on the right. By clicking on an expert, you can see their user profile, send them a message, and follow their activity.
  • Learners - View learners by using the search tab and clicking on learners, or going into a topic space and and using the "Topic Learners" box on the right. Learners in this area are users who have become a member of the space. By clicking on an learner, you can see their user profile, send them a message, and follow their activity.
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