The Lab Tool
The Lab Tool is the central place for
user administration, managing access rights and storing user-specific
data. It also provides the user interface for navigating through the
lab stations and tasks.
The user interface is divided into four
- The main navigation can
be found in the top area. The use of buttons "LS1" through "LS8" takes
the learner to the module of his choice. In each of theses modules he
can read the related background literature or work on the tasks. The
screenshot on the right shows the initial view of LS4. Users also have
direct access to each task via a pull-down menu on the top of the
- The area below shows the
title of the module.
- The tasks are presented
in the next area below, together with a more expressive title and a
button to open the window for the corresponding task.
- At the bottom of the
user interface, background literature and task-specific tools, if any,
- The very last component
of the window is an exit button to leave the task or the lab.