The Astria LMS is a cloud based learning management system, that will help manage all learning activities and the learning / development of your students and faculty.
With the Astria LMS, you can automate the administrative tasks of tracking courses in a catalog, recording & tracking student’s data, charting a student’s progress, and delivering eLearning for students.
In this article, you will learn how to navigate through the Astria Learning Management System and manage your dashboard and sidebar.
The Dashboard is the first thing you see when you log into Astria LMS. It provides a high-level overview of your courses.
The Dashboard has two different viewing options - Course Card, List View and Recent Activity.
Course Card view displays a course card for each of your favorite courses.
Each card can include up to four icons for Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, and Files. These icons mimic visibility and order in Course Navigation.
Any new or unread activities are indicated on the appropriate icon with a number badge, and you can directly access these activities by clicking the icon.
The sidebar includes a Coming Up feed , Recent feedback  and Start a New Course and View Grades buttons .
The Coming Up feed lists upcoming assignments and events within your courses.
Any feedback you have received on your assignment will be displayed in the Recent Feedback.
Note that when viewing the Astria LMS with a small screen resolution, any sidebar content aligns with the bottom of the page.
To modify your user settings specify your notification preferences, upload personal files, manage ePortfolios and Log out, click the Account link.
Click the Dashboard link to return to the Dashboard at any time.
To access your favorite courses or view a list of all your courses, click the Courses link.
Click the Calendar link to view the global calendar, which shows assignments and events from each of your courses.
Now let’s take a look at the Course interface. To view the Course Interface, click the Courses link in Global Navigation and click the name of a course you’d like to view.
The course interface consists of 4 main components: the Course Navigation , the Content Area , the Breadcrumb Navigation , and the Sidebar .
The course navigation menu provides links to the different areas of your course. This menu may be customized, so it may vary slightly from course to course. You can collapse this menu by clicking the menu icon
When you click a link in Course Navigation, content from the corresponding area in the LMS will be displayed in the Content Area. The Breadcrumb Navigation shows your current location within a course and allows you to easily return to a previous screen. The Course Sidebar is dynamic and will change depending on where you are within the course. It provides tools and resources to help you build and manage your course.