NativeAccent for Teachers: 01 - On-boarding Students in NativeAccent and Carnegie BASICS

On-boarding Students in NativeAccent when the school has purchased student licenses.

  1. The teacher receives their username and password from the local administrator and/or from Carnegie Speech. 
  2. Login to NativeAccent using your assigned login and password.
  3. You will be at the Class Roster page of your class.
  4. Verify or edit as needed your Course Settings (course hours and Intelligent Tutor settings).  Details are in NativeAccent for Teachers: 03 - Manage Course Settings
  5. Temporary student usernames and passwords have been created for each class 
  6. Ensure student has a headset with noise-canceling microphone.
  7. Distribute the temporary usernames and passwords to students
  8. Three essential steps in the onboarding process are:
    1. The hardware sound settings are set up for the headset microphone (<5 minutes)
      1. Microphone Set-up guide for Microsoft Windows
      2. Microphone Set-up guide for Mac OSX
    2. Adobe Flash player plugin settings are set up for your favorite browser (<5 minutes
      1. Adobe Flash Player settings for Google Chrome
      2. Adobe Flash Player settings for Mozilla Firefox
      3. Adobe Flash Player settings for Safari
    3. The System Check ensures that your hardware and software are optimized for NativeAccent. (1 minute)
      1. NativeAccent for Students: 01 - Getting Started
  9. Assign students to log into https://nativeaccent3.carnegiespeech.com and complete the course enrollment process. (<5 minutes)
  10. Students continue and take the initial assessment. 
    1. A NativeAccent assessment should take about 30 minutes
    2. A Carnegie BASICS assessment should take about 10 minutes
  11. If a student leaves the assessment before completion, they should exit by clicking Save and Quit (not just close the browser page). This creates a bookmark and allows the student to continue on next login.
  12. Upon completion of the assessment, the student will receive a skills scorecard and then be taken to their first lesson in their custom NativeAccent learning path.