Open user profile
To access your user profile, proceed as follows:
|Click on your user name in the header area on the right side.|
|The settings window will open showing various tabs. In the tab User profile, you can see all information available about your person. Other tabs contain additional features, which are explained in the section System settings.|
Overview of the user profile
The tab user profile divides into the following sections:
This area contains a list of all information about yourself which are stored in the system.
Via Edit profile picture, you can upload an image. Approved formats are .jpg. .jpeg. .png. .gif. The image will be saved by the learning platform with a width restricted to 160 pixels. It will be displayed together with your forum posts, comments, etc.
Due to data protection regulations, this function is system-dependent and not available to all users.
In this area, you can set a new Password.
|Delete user profile|
To delete your user profile, contact the data centre or the e-learning support of your institution.
Edit my profile
All of your personal information, which are stored in the user profile, are listed in the section My Profile.
The colour marking indicates which information can be adapted by the users themselves.
By activating the checkbox before an input field, you can additionally specify which information will be visible to other users.
After you have made your changes, confirm by clicking on "Save" at the bottom of the page.
|All shared information (checkbox is activated) will become visible to another user when clicking on a link in the learning platform which contains your name. Such a link is for example displayed in forum posts or in the listings of course supervisors, resources, or groups.|
The availability of the functions in the user profile is dependent on your institution and the configuration of the learning platform.
The password serves to authenticate the user. This way, sections which contain sensitive data or which are only allowed to be accessed by authorised persons are supposed to be protected .
To change your password, proceed as follows:
Click on your user name to open your user profile.
In the section Change password, enter your current password in the first field.
Enter your new password in the next field and confirm by repeating this process in the following field.
Confirm your settings with Save.
Use your new password the next time you log in.
If your user data are centrally managed by your institution, the functions for changing/resetting the password will not be available. In this case, contact the responsible support of your institution.