To make the Education Platform easier to use, we have introduced a tutorial view feature for the Education Platform.
This article includes the following information.
A guided tour of the Platform
When you use the Platform for the first time, you will be greeted with some guidance that will show you to important parts of the site such as the Unlocking and Search pages.
Below is what a first time user will see on signing in if there have been books unlocked at their school already. You will see that there is a prompt to search for a book (1) and that if the user already knows how, they can dismiss the message (2).
Example: Search feature
You will see smaller tips by the individual features on the page.
As you advance through the page, you will see further tips to help you use the Platform's features.
You can step through this tour. If you don't want to follow one of the recommended actions, or would prefer to do so later, you can click on the cross to close the box and move along to the next step.
How to opt in or out
If you registered to user the Education Platform prior to the introduction of this feature in June 2020, then this feature won't be switched on by default for you. But you can change this by changing your profile settings on the "My Details" page, we have a guide to this here How to amend your personal details. Just indicate your preference in the checkbox for "View the guided tour of the Education Platform".