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Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of frequent questions asked by students. Click on the question and you will be directed to the answer.

 

How do I upload a file to my account?
  • Click on the Artifacts tab.
  • Click on the Files artifact button (either blue button at the left or the word Files at the top.)
  • Click Upload Files Here located at the top right corner.
  • Click the Browse button to locate the document to be added to your account.
  • Type a specific name in File Nickname. (Ex. SPED 5830 paper)
  • Click Submit.

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How do I add a file to a portfolio?
  • Click on the Folios tab to get back to the Portfolio.
  • Click on the name of the portfolio that you need to add artifacts to.
  • Click on the tab to add a file artifact(s).
  • Click on the Add Artifact From Bin button.
  • Click on the Files button to locate the files artifact to add to the tab.
  • Click on check box located on the right side of the file(s) you want to add to the tab.
  • Click Add to Tab once you have selected the items to be added.

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How do I start a portfolio?
  • Click on the Folios tab.
  • Click on Create Folio for Working Portfolios.
  • Click on Create From Template.
  • Click on the drop down menu and choose the faculty member who has your template.
  • Click on the drop down menu to choose the template required.
  • Click on Create and Edit (Template opens).

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How do I start a field experience?
  • Click on the Artifacts tab.
  • Click on the word Field Experiences or the pink button.
  • Next to the words Open Field Experiences, click on Initiate New Field Experience.
  • Click the Select button next to the field experience that your instructor required you to use.
  • Complete the information required for the template.

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How do I purchase a subscripton?
  • Go to the Log-In page of the website.
  • Type in your Moodle username and "pass-port".
  • An email will be sent to your NSU email account with a new password.
  • Use that password with your Moodle username to log into the system.
  • You will be immediately taken to the subscription system to purchase your subscription.

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How do I submit a document for review?
  • Under the document needed to be submitted, click Submit for Review.
  • Click on the drop down menu and choose the faculty member who must review the document.
  • Click Next.
  • It is not necessary to write a note with the document so click Next.
  • Click Finish.

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I am trying to log into PASS-Port and it says "That username and password combination is invalid." What should I do?
  • If this is your very first semester overall, there is a grace period of two weeks before you can log into the system.  Your account must created before you can gain access to it.  Please be patient while this is happening.
  • If this is not, please contact the PASS-Port Coordinator (sansonj@nsula.edu), and request a password reset.

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I would like to add a teacher/site to PASS-Port.  What should I do?
  • Have your instructor contact the Office of Field Experiences to request a Field Based Clinican Questionnaire for a teacher or other forms to add the school.
  • Once recieved, have the school/teachers complete the forms.
  • Submit those forms to the Office of Field Experiences for approval.
  • Process can take at least one week for approval.
  • All forms must be completed before a school/teacher can be observed.

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