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9d: Instructions for students to create their WBLPs online

Students/Participants can create their own Work-Based Learning Plans in the database.  

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An Internship Teacher or Program Coordinator can provide students/participants with the following instructions: 

(1.) Go to https://masswbl.org 

(2.) Click the button to "Create Account" 

(3.) Choose "Intern Account" and click to continue...

(4.) Fill in the first screen, entering your name, email address and the name of your city or zip code (_______)  and then click to continue.    On the next screen you will be prompted to choose a region/affiliation.  Select _______.  Click to continue.  On the next screen, choose the name of your school and click to continue.  

(5.) Once you have filled in all the information, the database will email you  a username and password.  You can use your username (which is your email address) and your password to sign back in at anytime. 

(6.) Meanwhile, once you have finished these account screens, you are automatically signed in.  You will see a button to go to the Database Main Menu.  Click this button to go to the Database Main Menu.  

(7.) Click to create a "NEW WBL PLAN"

(8.) Fill in the screens and SAVE each screen before continuing to the next.   

STEP 1: basic information about your job/internship

* Your name and email (participant name and email); 

* The name and email of your supervisor, if known; 

* The name and email of the staffperson coordinating the program (CHOOSE _______ from the dropdown list)

* The name and email of your internship teacher (CHOOSE ____ from the dropdown list)  (OR SKIP THIS OPTIONAL STEP)

* Fill in the remaining details if known, including the name of the EMPLOYER (the business or organization where you are working). 

* CLICK to SAVE.

STEP 2: A job description (type or copy-and-paste a job description and click to SAVE)

STEP 3: A list of skills that you will develop through this job/internship (choose skills from the list, or type in any other skills and click to SAVE.

1 - INTRODUCTION TO THE DATABASE - VIDEO
1a - Key Points About the Database
1b - REGISTERING AND SIGNING IN - VIDEO
1c - Navigating the Database Screens
2 - USING THE PLACEMENT SCREEN - VIDEO
2a -Classifying Placements - Activity Name, Program Checkboxes, Job Title, etc.
2b. Classifying and Defining STEM Placements
2c - Placement and WBLP Screen - Sharing via Email/Username
2d - Participants with more than one work experience
2d - Worksites with multiple participants - Using the COPY WBLP button
2e - Placement Screen - Required and Optional Fields
2g - Work and Learning Program Elements (Preview of FY19 elements)
2h - Career Areas
2z - Deleting Placement Screen Records
3 - USING THE JOB DESCRIPTION AND SKILLS/TASKS SCREENS - VIDEO
4 - USING THE PERFORMANCE REVIEW SCREEN - VIDEO
5 - ACTIVITY SCREEN - VIDEO
6 - Reflection Screen
7 - Importing
8 - REPORTS MENU AND EMPLOYER SCREENS - POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
8a - About the Reports/Admin Menu
8b - Connecting Activities Quarterly Report
8c - Connecting Activities Qualifying Wages Report
8d - Custom Reports
8e - Employer Screens
9 - Sharing, Collaboration and Privacy
9a - UPDATING MY ACCOUNT SETTINGS - VIDEO
9b - Add | Invite New Usernames
9c - Using the "One-Step WBLP Review Screen" for Supervisors
9d: Instructions for students to create their WBLPs online
DATABASE FIELD LIST
What's New in the Database
Winter/Spring 2019 Webinar Series