Creating/adding, editing, or deleting a Syllabus item

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Note: To complete the procedures in this document, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles: Overview.

Note: The Syllabus tool is available from the menubar in your course or project site. If you do not see the Syllabus tool, the site owner may have chosen not to use it. Site owners can add the Syllabus tool using Site Info. For instructions on adding a tool to your site, see Adding, editing, or removing tools.

Creating/adding a syllabus item

To add a syllabus item:

  1. Click Syllabus in the menubar.

  2. Click Create/Edit, and then click Add.

  3. Enter a title for your syllabus item, and then enter your content. You can copy and paste text from another file (e.g., an HTML file or a Word document).

    Note: To avoid formatting errors when copying from a Word document, save the document in Rich Text Format (RTF) before copying and pasting.

  4. Choose whether to have the item viewable only by members of the site or by anyone (Public View).

  5. Under "Attachments", you can attach a file from your local computer or from Resources, or specify the URL for a file on the web. For instructions, see Options for adding attachments.

  6. Choose whether you would like to have members of the site notified automatically via email when the item is posted.

  7. When you have finished adding your syllabus item, click Post to post it to your site, Preview to view it, Save Draft to save it as a draft, or Cancel to cancel.

  8. Click Update.

Editing a syllabus item

To edit a syllabus item:

  1. Click Syllabus in the menubar.

  2. Click Create/Edit, and then click the name of the item you wish to edit.

  3. Make your changes, and then click Post to post the item to your site, Preview to view it, Save Draft to save it as a draft, or Cancel to cancel.

Deleting a syllabus item

To delete a syllabus item:

  1. Click Syllabus in the menubar.

  2. Click Create/Edit.

  3. To the right of the item you wish to remove, check the box under Remove.

  4. Click Update.