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How do I edit syllabus items?


Once syllabus items have been added,  item titles, dates, and in-line text can be edited through the Bulk Edit area of the syllabus tool.

Select Syllabus.

Select the Syllabus tool from the Tool Menu.

Select Edit.

Edit all item details for a single item.

Select the Edit Details link for the syllabus item to be modified.

Update item details and publish or save.

Edit all details for a single syllabus item from this screen.

  1. Title: This changes the heading as it appears in the list of syllabus items.
  2. Content: The content area has the rich text editor available. Enter or modify the in-line text displayed for this item.
  3. Access: Select the radio button for the desired access level. Syllabus items are only visible to site members by default. However, they can be publicly viewable.
  4. Attachments: Add new attachments or remove existing attachments for this item.
  5. Start Date: This date is for informational purposes, and for posting items on the calendar on a specific date. It does not restrict viewing access to the item.
  6. End Date: This date is for informational purposes, and for posting items on the calendar on a specific date. It does not restrict viewing access to the item.
  7. Email Notifications: Select whether or not to send notifications to site participants. Select None - no notification, High - all participants, or Low - Not received by those who have opted out.
  8. Select Add and Publish to publish the updated item to site participants. Select Save Draft to save changes and leave the item unpublished.

Edit item headings.

To modify a syllabus item heading, select the text box for that item to edit the heading text from the item list.

Rearrange Syllabus items.

Select the up or down arrows to move the items into the desired order.

Select start and/or end dates.

Use start and/or end dates to determine the dates items will be posted to the site calendar (if the calendar option is enabled) as well as for informational purposes. It does not restrict students from viewing the syllabus item.

Select the calendar icon in the start time or end time column to access the date picker. Select a date from the calendar and use the hour and minute sliders to select the time.

Add items to the Calendar.

Select the box in the Calendar column to add that item to the course Calendar. Remove the check mark to remove the item from the Calendar.

Note: You must first specify start or end dates before adding the item to the Calendar.

Publish/unpublish items.

Check the box in the Publish column to publish an item. Remove the check mark to unpublish the item.

Delete items.

To delete a syllabus item, select the box in the Remove column.

Select Update.

Select the Update button to save all changes.

Confirm changes.

All changes will be summarized on the confirmation screen. Select Update again to confirm the changes.

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