ASK THE EXPERT (ATE)

Ask The Expert (ATE)

Ask The Expert (ATE)

SECURITY

  • The Ask the Expert module forms an integral part of a complete blended learning approach. It facilitates knowledge sharing in the form of a discussion forum.
  • Users are able to ask questions pertaining to specific pre-configured categories as defined by the module administrator.
  • Each category is linked to one or more subject matter experts.
  • When a question is asked, the question is listed as "un-moderated".
  • The linked experts will see the new questions and have the option to moderate the questions and publish it.
  • Other users may comment on a question and provide an answer to the question. The expert can moderate any answer and mark the answer as the "Preferred Answer". Users may continue to take part in discussions regarding posted questions.
  • When asking questions or answering them, users may upload images to support the discussion.
  • When a user feels that a question or comment is not appropriate, the user may "Report" the question or comment to bring it to the attention of the moderator (Expert).
  • By clicking on a user picture, more questions posted by the user can be viewed.
  • When accessing the "Ask the Expert" portal, questions are filtered by
    • Current Discussions
    • Most Read
    • Most Commented
  • A search option allow users to search for specific key-words in all accessible questions and answers.