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The look and feel for the system has been changed, the blue-yellow scheme has been replaced by a more discrete colour scheme. Icons have replaced some of the links to different functionality of the system.
The naming convention has been changed to match that of LAOS better.
The click distance has been attempted to be reduced by placing more of the necessary links in a menu on the left. There have been added confirmation popups for the deleting of concepts, attributes, etc.
Uploading of different types of files on the server has been added.
 Creating/editing Concept maps or Lessons
 Creating a Concept Map
Select [View Domain Maps]. Then, select the [+ Create Domain Map] link (see also next slide) at the top of the list in the left menu; here you can name the new concept map; this name can be changed later you can also select the default (standard) attributes for the concepts in the newly created concept map; this selection can also be changed later after pressing enter, you return to the home page, where your newly created (empty) concept map will be at the bottom of your own (yellow) list of concept maps;
conclusion: you can remove the created domain map now, by pressing [x] on the right side, next to the domain map, or at a later time; there will be a confirmation popup.

Creating/editing Concept maps or Lessons
 Creating a Concept Map
Select [View Domain Maps]. Then, select the [+ Create Domain Map] link at the top of the list in the left menu; here you can name the new concept map; this name can be changed later you can also select the default (standard) attributes for the concepts in the newly created concept map; this selection can also be changed later after pressing enter, you return to the home page, where your newly created (empty) concept map will be at the bottom of your own (yellow) list of concept maps;
conclusion: you can remove the created domain map now, by pressing [x] on the right side, next to the domain map, or at a later time; there will be a confirmation popup.

Editing a Domain Concept Map
In the ‘Domain maps list’ or ‘Home’, by pressing on the name of a Domain map, you can see its contents. The contents is displayed in two panels.
- on the left hand side, you have the hierarchy of domain concepts (this will only contain the 'root' domain concept, if it is a newly created domain concept map). - on the right hand side you can view the contents of a domain concept, if you select it first.

Selecting a concept for editing/ viewing By pressing on the name of the domain concept in the hierarchy in the left panel (such as by pressing on 'root' the first time you enter the newly created domain concept map) you can view in the left hand panel the domain attributes of that respective domain concept.

Selecting a domain attribute for editing/viewing
by pressing on the name of the attribute in the right hand panel (such as by pressing on 'title') you can view the contents of that domain attribute. If you are the owner of that domain map, you can edit its content, otherwise you will only be able to view it.

Uploading other files
The new MOT allows you to upload other files as well into the current domain concept. The new file will be a domain attribute to that domain concept.
Editing an attribute
in the text input window in the left hand panel you can write directly or cut& paste any type of text you wish, including (X)HTML/ XML, if you are the author of this domain map. Press 'enter' when you are finished, and you will return to the attribute list view of that respective concept. You will also see that the domain concept you have altered is not displayed as being empty anymore.
Adding more attributes
text: you can add more attributes to a concept by pressing the [add attribute] button in the upper part of the right hand panel. You will enter than the 'Add attribute' menu that allows you to give the attribute a name, and already decide upon a contents. You don't need to fill the contents right now. After you are finished, press 'enter'. The attribute you added will appear at the end of the attribute list of the current concept. A [remove] button will also appear next to it: because it is an attribute added by you, it can be removed by you as well.

Adding child concepts
text: to add more concepts in the concept hierarchy, you should first select the concept under which you want these sub-concepts to appear, from the left hand panel (for instance, do nothing and you will add sub-concepts to the current concept). 6.2.1.3.2. after you selected the appropriate concept, press [add concept]. You will enter a menu where you can edit the new concept's name (title). After giving it a title, press 'enter'.
conclusion: You will see your newly created sub-concept in the hierarchy on the left hand side panel, under the current concept. Javascript allows you to collapse the hierarchy or expand it.

Creating Relatedness links between concepts
You have to view the concept by having selected it, before you start.
text: In the right hand side panel, you press the [calculate relations with other concepts] button. Depending on the size and the number of concept maps, you might have to wait some time before you a list of the system suggestions appears. A table will appear in the same panel, with the following table headings: Concept name; Relation Type; Relation weight The 'Concept name' is the name of the concept the system is suggesting is related to your currently selected concept. The 'Relation Type' is the name of the attribute where the similarity was found (e.g., in the 'title', or in the 'text', etc.). The 'Relation weight' expresses the degree of relatedness computed for that specific link. For more information, check the ITCC paper .
explanation: The relatedness relations show how the contents of the different concepts are related to eachother. Please note that the current implementation only allows for relatedness relations if the 'keywords' attribute of the concept is non-empty.
Creating a Lesson
Lessons are created based on one or more concept maps.

Creating a lesson by automatic population with contents from a concept map You can create a lesson directly from the current concept map.
text: You can create a lesson directly from the current concept map, by pressing [convert to lesson]. The system will then show you a menu where you can specify what you want to keep in the lesson from the current concept map, as well as what the name of the new lesson will be. By default, the lesson has the same name as the concept map it is based on. You can now rename the lesson, and select only a few types of attributes to filter out of the lesson (such as an introductory lesson with only title, introduction, figure) or select the whole contents of the lesson. When you are finished, press 'enter'.
conclusion: You will be able to see the newly created lesson if you return to the Home directory of MOT, by pressing [home] in the left hand panel. Your newly created lesson will be at the end of the list of your own (yellow) lessons. To view the lesson, check Viewing a Lesson.

Creating a lesson manually To start creating a new lesson manually, you have to return to the Home of MOT, by pressing [home].
text: From the Home, you can start creating a lesson manually by pressing the [create a new lesson] button at the end of the list of 'Lessons'. You then enter a menu asking for the name of the new lesson. Name the lesson and press [enter].
conclusion: You will see your newly created lesson at the end of the list of your own (yellow) lessons. To view the lesson, check Viewing a Lesson.
Viewing a Lesson
text: you can view a lesson by clicking on its name in the Home directory of MOT. The lesson is displayed in two panels: the left hand panel with the lesson hierarchy and the right hand panel with the contents. You cannot change the contents of the lesson, as this is done at the Conceptmap level, but you can change its ordering, the weight and labels of the different lessons. You can also edit a lesson by deleting parts of it, ot inserting new ones. Check Editing a Lesson for this.

Editing a Lesson
To edit a Lesson, view it first - check Viewing a Lesson.
explanation: A manually created lesson containts no hierarchy of sublessons in the left hand panel, but only an initial [Group] lesson tree root. You can edit it by pressing on it.

insert sublessons from Conceptmaps
text: You can insert sublessons from Conceptmaps, by pressing in the right hand panel [insert sub-lesson from concept attribute]. This brings you back to the Conceptmaps to select contents for the lesson, as follows. The right hand panel is divided now into two. You can select a Conceptmap from the upper panel of the right hand panel, from the list of Conceptmaps. By doing this, the Conceptmap hierarchy is displayed in the same panel. By clicking a concept in the Concepthierarchy, you will be able to see its attributes in the lower panel. You can select an attribute (such as 'Title') from that panel. The panel will than show the attribute's name and contents. If that is what you were looking for, press [add to lesson]. The attribute will appear in the left hand panel hierarchy. In this way you can insert by hand as many attributes as you wish.

insert Sublessons from other sublessons
text: You can insert Sublessons from other sublessons, by selecting a group in the left hand panel, and then pressing [insert other lesson as sub-lesson]. The right hand panel will then show the list of lessons available. By clicking on a lesson this will automatically be completely added to your current one, from the position that you've previously selected in the lesson hierarchy. The result can be seen in the left hand panel.
explanation: please note that if that group has one title attribute in it, it will be renamed with the title
Changing grouping alternatives
text: The [AND] next to the group name can be changed into an alternative display, by pressing on this [AND]. It will then change into [OR]. This is a switch and can be pressed as many times as you want.
explanation: by default, everything in a lesson MUST be seen by the user. This means that the sub-lessons of every group are grouped in an 'AND' relation. You can see this as an [AND] next to the group name.
conclusion: Please also note that the 'OR' display changes the hierarchy display of sub-lessons, by showing also the weights and labels of these sublessons in front of each lesson name. You can change these - see Editing lesson weights and labels.
Changing the lesson order
text: you can change the lesson, sub-lesson order by selecting a group on the left hand side panel, and then pressing [change sub-lesson order] on the right hand side panel. You will then see a menu in the right hand side panel with the current order of the sub-lessons and sub-groups of the currently selected group. You can directly edit these numbers, therefore changing the order. After you are finished, press 'enter'.
conclusion: You will see the result of the reordering in the left hand side panel. You can repeat this operation as many times as you like.
Editing lesson weights and labels
text: You can edit the weights and labels of the current lesson (sub-lesson) by selecting a group on the left hand side panel, and then pressing [change sub-lesson weights and labels] in the right hand side panel. You will then enter a menu that shows the current weights (default: 0) and labels (default: none). You can change these weights by entering numbers between 0..100 and the labels by entering short descriptive texts of usually one word or shortcut (such as 'beg' for beginners). When you are finished, press 'enter'.
conclusion: You will only be able to see the changes if the group sub-lessons are grouped as alternatives, in an 'OR' grouping. See changing grouping alternatives.