Creating Announcements

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From the Communication menu, select Announcements. Select New Announcement. Enter the Headline. Enter the Content. Using the calendar and time menus, select a Start Date and Time and/or End Date and Time. NOTE: Announcements can be scheduled to post at a future date/time. Select Publish.

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Deleting Items

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From the Manage Course menu, select Manage Files. Navigate to the file or folder to be deleted. Select the Checkbox next to the file or folder to be deleted. From the File Action toolbar, select the Delete Icon (trash can). Select Yes from the confirmation window.

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Renaming Items

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From the Manage Course menu, select Manage Files. Navigate to the file or folder to be renamed. Select the drop-down menu for the file or folder, then select Rename. Enter a New Name. Select Save.

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Downloading Items

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From the Manage Course menu, select Manage Files. Navigate to the file or folder to be downloaded. Select the Checkbox next to the file or folder to be downloaded. Select the Download icon. Select the Link in the pop up window to download the file.

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Weighted Grade Items

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The weight of all items within a category must total 100%. From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Select Manage Grades. Select New, then select Item. Select the Grade Item Type you wish to use.NOTE: The most commonly used grade item type is Numeric. Enter a Name for the grade item. BEST PRACTICE: Grade […]

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Linking to Grade Items

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Navigate to the Assignment Folder, Discussion, or Quiz you wish to link to the gradebook. From the drop-down menu next to the item title, select Edit. For Quizzes and Discussions: From the Assessments Tab, scroll down to the Grade Item section. For Assignment Folders: From the Properties Tab, scroll down to the Grade Item section. […]

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Bonus Grade Items

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NOTE: To place a bonus item within a gradebook category, the category settings must be changed to allow the total category points to exceed the total required points. See instructions below for Changing Category Settings to Accept Bonus Items. Making a Grade Item a Bonus Item From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Select Manage Grades. […]

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Bulk Editing Checklist Items

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From the Course Progress menu, select Checklist. Select the Name of the checklist. Select the Checkboxes next to the items you wish to edit. Select Edit. Edit the items. Select Save.

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Creating Checklist Items

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Checklist items must be placed within a Category. From the Course Progress menu, select Checklist. Select the Name of the checklist. Select New Item. Select the Category to add the item to from the drop-down menu. Enter the Name of the item. NOTE: This is typically “Homework 1” or “Objective 1” as the […]

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