Organizations Leader Quick Guide
- myMason Login
- Open a browser, type in the web address:http://mymason.gmu.edu.
- Click in the Username field and enter your Mason NetID(the first portion of your e-mail address, before the @).
- Click in the Password field and use your Strong Password(PatriotPass credentials)
- Click on the Login button or press Enter.
- Click on the Organizations Tab
Note: A module labeled My Organizations will appear on this tab
- Click on the name of the Organization in which you want to view or edit.
- Click on the content areas on the left hand side navigation of your organization
To gain access to myMason Portal follow the steps below:
Accessing an Organization
Once you have logged in you can access the organization your are leading or participating in, follow the steps below:
Viewing as a Participant
To view documents from your instructor/leader
Making edits as a Leader
Edit Mode Switch
The Edit mode button is located in the uppper-right corner of every page and must be "On" in order to access the editing tools. The switch image shows you what state the page is in
|Edit = On means that the editing tools are visible for the instructor or the leader.|
|Edit = Off means that the page is displaying what the students will see.|
Control Panel and Organizational Tools
All Organization Management tools are now located withing the Control Panel underneath the left hand side navigation of your Organization. All the tools are located within a sub-menu which can be access by clicking the left expand arrow.
Content Areas - Building Content
Content can be placed into a Content Area by clicking in the left hand side navigation and opening the Content Area. There are 4 categories for content: Build Content, Assessments, Tools, and Partner Content.
Build Content contains all types of content you can create within your course. There are options to create content, create a new page, or create a Mashup. All of this content can be organized in folders to create a structure and flow through the organization.
Create Assessment allow you to add the following: Test, Surveys, Assignments and Self and Peer Assessments. All of these items will automatically generate a column in the Grade Center
Add Interactive Tools can be used to collaborate with the students in your course. The tools available in the menu include: Discussion Boards, Blogs, Journals, Wikis, Groups, Chat and Virtual Classroom.
Partner Content feature allow you to add the textbooks that you use within your course as a content