This article will give you an introduction to the Blueprint module


Role: Faculty


TABLE OF CONTENTS


General information


The Ortrac Blueprint module can be used as a stand-alone product but can also co-exist with other modules from the Ortrac software family. The stand-alone product is used to structure advanced educations with programs and courses.

 

Dictionary

  • Blueprint: The name of the module, also refer to the construction term, blueprint meaning, creating a structured education with documented outcomes, mapped from program to course.
  • Tagging: marking components in the system, used as a tool for filtering data
  • Outcomes: wanted results from a program or from a course
  • Map outcomes: connect program outcomes to a specific course outcome
  • Program overview: a list with all the courses connected to a program, with course code, name, and credits.
  • Program outcomes: a matrix with courses in a program
  • Course outcomes: course outcomes structured in relevant groups
  • Dashboard: an overview with different graphs representing the ongoing blueprint work
  • Reports: a service for producing Excel reports of the Blueprint results, different reports can be created depending on the stakeholder
  • Role – Program Admin: people with the rights to  create Stages, Semesters, Courses, Program Outcomes, and some Course outcomes
  • Role – Course Admin: people with the rights to  Course Outcomes and some Tagg categories like  (read: CanMED, SOLO…)
  • Stages: Groups do define different stages of the education (basic, advanced..), made for grouping of semesters

Roles


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The module has 2 roles; 

  • Program Admin:
  • Course Admin

Program Admin properties

  • Setup program outcomes
  • Setup Tag groups
  • View dashboard
  • Export reports

Course Admin properties

  • Setup course outcomes
  • View Dashboards
  • Map course/program outcomes

Login

  1. Open a browser
  2. Go to www.ortrac.com
  3. Login with userid/password

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The module has been divided into the following menus:

  • Dashboard
  • Map outcomes
  • Program layout
  • Reports

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