Course Editing: In-depth

Overview of the Pages Toolbar

Below is an overview of each command.

Publish

Saves any changes you’ve made on a page. Edits are not saved until this button is clicked, so use it frequently!

  

Page Builder

Allows you to use the page building tool. (More information on the page builder is found in Using the Page Builder.)

 

View Page

Allows you to see the page you are editing as a student would see it.

  

Page Break

If there is a disproportionately large amount of text on one page or you want to move some content to a new page, click this button. You can then split up large amounts of content with just a few clicks of the mouse. See Breaking Pages for more information.

 

Clone Page

Creates a duplicate of the page you are currently editing, and inserts it directly after the current page.

 

Add

This command expands into a menu with several options.

 

        Add a question

        This selection allows you to add a question to your course. There are several types of questions you can add, including:

  • Multiple Choice
  • Fill-in-the-Blank
  • Numeric Response
  • Text Response
  • True or False             

        See Adding Questions for more information. 

 

        Add a dropdown

        Adding a dropdown will allow you to provide information in your page that the user will have to click to see. There are three types of dropdowns:

  • Hint: Displays the word “Hint” with a question mark
  • Fact: Displays the words “Click for fact”
  • Show: Allows you to choose the words that the user clicks to reveal additional information

        See Adding Dropdowns for more information. 

 

        Add a page

        Add a new page to this course. See Adding New Pages for more information. 

 

        Add a Folder

        Organize pages into folders. See Adding Folders for more information.

 

Manage

This command expands into a menu with several options.            

        Manage assets

        Assets is a term used to describe files that are associated with the course. Assets could refer to image files (such as .jpeg, .jpg, or .png) or documents (such as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .ppt, or .pptx). This command will allow you to manage the assets in your course. See Managing Assets for more information.

 

        Manage audio 

        Audio can be added by uploading a file, recording audio in your browser, or generating text-to-speech audio. See Managing Audio Files for more information. 

 
 

Options

This command expands into a menu with several options.            

        Developer Tools

        These tools allow users familiar with Java, CSS, or HTML to build features using those languages and integrate them into the course. 

        

Page Options

        These options will allow you to change the title of a page, toggle auto-numbering, or delete the page. 

        

Copy

        Copy this page to another course. 

        

Assets

        This opens the assets menu, where you can view, download, and upload content to be used in your course. 

        

Branding

        This allows you to access the course's branding options. 

        

Options

        This allows you to access the course settings page. 

        

Export

        This will bring you to a page with different exporting options for your course.