How to run NextLab sessions from Computer Lab in schools with access to NextLearningPlatform

Overview:

If you have taken NextLab for your school, you can run NextLab sessions from your computer lab. You can plan a lab session for a particular class section on a particular date-time. You can assign the specific chapters to be used by students during the lab session. During the session, you can assign students to each computer, and they can attempt the exercises and watch the resources in that given chapter. As students do their attempts, you can monitor the student’s progress and view the reports from your console. 

With this, You can effectively make use of your computer lab to run a lab session. At the end of the session, all students would have gotten first-hand learning experience and as a teacher, you can get the complete picture of the understanding levels of all the students

This feature will work for you independent of whether you are accessing NextLab via  NextLearningPlatform or  NextGurukul 

Prerequisites:

Internet connectivity to all the lab computers

Latest browser (preferably Chrome) installed in all lab computers 

You can access all the features with this option. This option will give you complete access to the next lab sessions and all our AI-enabled learning tools. It provides you the ability to auto-evaluate all student attempts and provides you instant feedback. 

Detailed Steps

a. How to plan a lab session
  1. Open the NLP web URL of your branch. Eg: abc.nexterp.in/nlp/login
  2. Login as Teacher & open Academics → TeacherWorkspace → My Workspace
  3. Open the course for the required class section and open LabCorner 
  4. Page displays the list of all lab sessions within the course
  5. Schedule the required lab session for a particular date/time. Specific session will become active as per the scheduled date-time

 

b. How to run the lab session

Setting up system for students

  1. In all the Lab systems, open the lab Login URL,  Lab Login link is added in the nlp branch login page(ex: abc.nexterp.in/nlp/nlp/lab-login). 
  2. If prompted for login, log in using your account. Unless logged out, the system will remember for the entire year – this is a one time setup for a lab system – You need not login every session or day. 
  3. Once logged in, it will show the Student Lab Corner interface. 
  4. Call the students to sit in their allotted systems. 

You can reserve one system for yourself to monitor the progress of the students

Monitoring the lab session
  1. Go to the system reserved for yourself to monitor the session
  2. Open the NLP URL of your branch. Eg: abc.nexterp.in/nlp/nlp/login
  3. Open Academics →Teacher Workspace → My Courses
  4. Choose the course for the section that’s using the lab currently and open LabCorner.
  5. Open the active session from the list of sessions displayed
  6. The Labcorner dashboard page will open – You can see the overall progress and student/resource-specific progress 

 

 

Steps to be followed by the student 
  1. In the lab system, the Student Labcorner interface will be opened by your lab admin/teacher.
  2. Choose your class, section and choose your name from the student list shown. 
  3. If you belong to Grade 6 or higher, you will be prompted to enter your student account password.
  4. Choose from the list of active sessions and access the resources 
  5. Attempt the exercises or View the video resources present in the session
  6. At the end of the lab session, Click on the Exit button to end your session

 

 

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