Hello again and welcome to the virtual community of practice. In this note, we will be focusing on enlightening you on how to use the virtual Community of Practice boards. We will briefly describe the various boards and how to interact with them.
As you may have noticed, the virtual community of practice contains two (2) boards:
- The Discussion Board and
- The Brainstorming Board.
The discussion board is open for conversations, deliberations, insights etc on innovation, technology and healthcare focused themes. The board will also feature announcements about relevant events, CoP meetings and more.
The brainstorming board allows you to work through any areas you need clarity, guidance, inputs from other members of the community or you just want to bounce off some ideas, get feedback on something you are working on etc.
Contributing To a Board Topic
To contribute to a topic, find and click on the specific topic item from the board. Each board by default displays a maximum of eight(8) notes, To view more notes, click on the pager at the bottom of the board
Clicking on a board note brings you to the “details page” of that note where you can read the full information, comments submitted by other users as well as post your own comments on the platform.
* Please note that you have to be a registered user in other to post a comment on the boards. If you are registered but not already logged in, click on the Login button at the bottom of the page. This will redirect you to the login screen where you be required to enter your login details, after which you will be automatically redirected back to this page.
If you are already logged in, proceed to entering your comment on the comments form provided at the bottom of the page and then click on the Save button.
Initiating a note on the brainstorming board
To initiate a post/note, all you are required to do is click the “Add Note” tab, fill out the pop up form with the details of your note, click the upload/save button and vuala, your note will be posted on the board.
*Remember, you need to be signed in to be able to initiate a post/note.