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PebblePad Decommission

 

On Thursday 31 December 2015, the RMIT PebblePad Classic environment will no longer be offered by the vendor and will be decommissioned.


As an alternative, you are advised to export your PebblePad content and store your data in your Google Apps account. Google Apps provides a suite of communication and collaboration tools that can be used in your studies. You may store content in your Google Drive, or create a Google ePortfolio site or personal PebblePad account. For support user guides, see instructions below:

 

1. PebblePad Export Content User Guide

2. Create an ePortfolio Google Site User Guide

3. Create a Personal PebblePad Account User Guide.

 

Part 1. PebblePad Export Content User Guide

 

  1. Login to PebblePad (https://www.pebblepad.com.au/rmit/)
  2. Click Launch PebblePad in a new window

    PebblePad Export Content User Guide 1.jpg
  3. Click Radio button: I am an RMIT student or staff member
  4. Click Select button to open the CAS login window

    PebblePad Login Page.jpg
  5. Type your RMIT ID, staff or student number
  6. Type your password
  7. Click LOGIN to launch PebblePad

       PebblePad Export Content User Guide 3.jpg

  8. Click View your activity report

       PebblePad Export Content User Guide 4.jpg

  9. Click Manage Assets  PebblePad Export Content User Guide 5.jpg

  10. Click Export Assets to open the Export window

    PebblePad Export Content User Guide 6.jpg
  11. Expand Options
  12. Tick All box
  13. Click Export
    Note:
    Click the Export As drop-down arrow to select export file type, default LEAP2A Zip       PebblePad Export Content User Guide 7.jpg
  14. The following message appears
    PebblePad Export Content User Guide 8.jpg

  15. Click OK
  16. Save file to local computer
  17. Upload to your personal Google Drive

 
Additional Support
 
For more information on Google Apps, see: Google Apps for students

For more information on PebblePad, see: PebblePad Help 

 

 

Part 2. Create an ePortfolio Google Site User Guide

 

  1. Login to Google
  2. Click on the Google Apps icon Create an ePortfolio Google Site User Guide.1.jpg
  3. Click Sites

    Create an ePortfolio Google Site User Guide.2.jpg
  4. Click Create

    Create an ePortfolio Google Site User Guide.3.jpg
  5. Click Browse the gallery for more

    Create an ePortfolio Google Site User Guide.4.jpg
  6. Scroll down and select ePortfolio template

    Create an ePortfolio Google Site User Guide.5.jpg
  7. Click Select

    Create an ePortfolio Google Site User Guide.6.jpg
  8. Name your site (eg. LTR ePortfolio Test Site)
  9. Click Create

    Create an ePortfolio Google Site User Guide.7.jpg
  10. ePortfolio Test Site is created
  11. Bookmark URL

    Create an ePortfolio Google Site User Guide.8.jpg
  12. Click Modify the template to customise the ePortfolio site

    Create an ePortfolio Google Site User Guide.9.jpg
    For more information on Google Apps, see: Google Apps for students

 

 

 

Part 3. Create a Personal PebblePad Account User Guide

 

RMIT PebblePad account holders can create a personal PebblePad account. This account is free for the first year.

 

 

  1. Login to your RMIT PebblePad account
  2. Click Tools
  3. Click personal account

    Create a Personal PebblePad Account User guide 1.jpg
  4. Click continue

    Create a Personal PebblePad Account User guide 2.jpg
  5. Click continue

    Create a Personal PebblePad Account User guide 3.jpg
  6. Complete the following information

    Create a Personal PebblePad Account User guide 4.jpg
  7. Choose your subject expertise
  8. Click Continue

    Create a Personal PebblePad Account User guide 5.jpg



  9. Click Confirm to complete

    Create a Personal PebblePad Account User guide 6.jpg
  10. An email will be sent to you with confirming your information and a PebblePad Login URL

Further help is available from the PebblePad web site, see: www.pebblepad.co.uk/help.asp