The Glow Launch Pad, provided via RM Unify, is made up of a series of web pages that provide:
When you log in to Glow, you will see a Launch Pad like this:
Launch Pad Levels #
Launch Pads provide links to all Glow services, resources and other externally hosted content. There are four levels of Launch Pad:
The benefits of using the Glow Launch Pad include:
App Library #
One of the features of Glow is an extensive and growing library of applications which support learning and teaching across the curriculum. Many of the apps are available free of charge and some are paid for.
Administrative users of Glow can choose the apps which their users see. Access to the apps is made via Link Tiles.
Managing Launch Pads #
Adding tiles to your Launch Pad #
The following video explains how to add tiles to your Launch Pad:
Editing your Launch Pad #
Help on editing your Personal Launch Pad and removing tiles can be found here.
Further advice on editing your Launch Pad is available for administrators.
The Glow Launch Pad Yammer group provides further support and help. You can also access help for Glow administrators and help with accounts and passwords below.
RM Unify Launch Pad Notifications #
Notifications are displayed to users on the RM Unify Launch Pad and this is a way to share information. It’s in the form of a bell icon on the RM Unify Launch Pad header. If there are notifications to read, the bell is coloured yellow, and clicking on it will display the notifications.
Further help and support #
Help for Glow Administrators #
If you are an RM Unify Glow administrator you will be responsible for the management of the accounts and Launch Pad within your establishment. This user guide covers the tasks required to support the management of users, apps and explains the provisioning process within RM Unify.
App approval process #
Prior to any new apps being added to the Glow Launch Pad, they have to be meet the criteria set out in our App Approval Process.