Creating a task in Wihi
You can make the different phases of your thesis easier by breaking down the phase you were working on into different tasks. In these instructions, you will learn what tasks are involved in each phase of the thesis. Go to the ‘Tasks’ function and click the Create task button to create a task (Figure 1).
Figure 1. ‘Create task’ button in Wihi
Clicking the button opens up the Create task form. Enter a name and description for the task and its start and end dates (Figure 2). Finally, click the ‘Send’ button to send the task. Your tutor can see the tasks you have created and comment on them using the ‘Comments’ function.
You can create several tasks for the same thesis phase. If a task is actually part of the next phase, Wihi will be able to move it there after the principal thesis tutor has approved the current phase.
Figure 2. Creating a task in Wihi
You can mark the progress status of a task (Figure 3). When you start a task, set the status to ‘task in progress’. When the task is complete, change the status to ‘task completed’.
Figure 3. Task progress and status selection in Wihi
Sending a message in Wihi
You can communicate with your tutor at any phase in the thesis process. This is done using the Send comment button in Comments field. The message appears on the tutor’s Wihi desktop. In Comments field, you can also see messages sent to you by your tutor (Figure 4).
Figure 4. Comments field in Wihi
Uploading a file in Wihi
You can send your work to the tutor for review and comments at the different phases of the thesis project. You can upload your work to Wihi using the Upload file button in Files (Figure 1).
Figure 1. Uploading work to Wihi
After the work is uploaded, it will be viewable in Files to both you and your tutor. Your tutor can also upload files to Wihi. You can view and open them in Files field.
NB: When you submit your work for comment using the “Send for external comments” feature, the messages and uploaded files will be displayed under “Statements by interest groups” after submission.
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