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Article Last Updated June 2021 This article describes the various icons that an INSTRUCTOR in eClass might be expected to use. GENERAL ICONS HELP - Displays help information if you click on it.   DASHBOARD ICONS CUSTOMISE THIS PAGE BUTTON - All...
Article Last Updated June 2021 If you are an instructor using eClass for the first time, or are interested in re-designing or improving upon your course content, the U of A has a number of different groups and resources that are available to assist you....
Article Last Updated June 2021 Your eClass course has a number of basic settings that you can modify. To reach these settings, once inside your course, click the Actions (Gear) icon on the far right of your course title, and click on _Edit Settings. _...
Article Last Updated June 2021 This article describes how to use the new version of the Activity Chooser enabled in June 2021. This update contains an improved look and provides instructors the ability to customize their own view. By default, when fir...
Article Last Updated July 2021 An eClass sandbox course is useful for any instructor or staff member who wants to explore the system, try out various activities, or do some practice course construction. NOTE: You can only have one sandbox per account. ...
Article Last Updated June 2021 In some cases, you may wish to set conditions which limit whether a student can access a resource, activity or entire topic based on a number of different criteria, including time range, grade range achieved on previous ac...
Article Last Updated June 2021 Students have a different view of courses than instructors do. To view or preview your course content as students will see it, select 'Student' from the SWITCH ROLE TO ... page that can be reached by clicking on your name ...
Article Last Updated June 2021 Calendars can be very useful in your course for displaying assignment due dates, online quiz availability, synchronous meeting session times, or any other event you would like to draw student's attention to. HOW TO ADD A...
Article Last Updated June 2021 To create additional topic areas in your eClass course: * Turn editing on in your course. * Scroll to the bottom of your topic list and click +ADD TOPICS. * Enter the number of new sections desired and click the gr...
Article Last Updated July 2021 Course formats in eClass are options that organize and structure your course content differently, _WITHOUT AFFECTING THE CONTENT ITSELF._ There are 6 Formats that can be used in your course: * Weekly format * Topics fo...
Article Last Updated June 2021 This article describes best practices for ensuring eClass course content meets accessibility standards and has been provided by Accessibility Resources [https://www.ualberta.ca/current-students/accessibility-resources]. ...
Article Last Updated June 2021 Each eClass course is organized into a series of content sections on the main course page. The heading area of each content section can be edited with titles that help organize the distinct sections of your course. Content...
Article Last Updated June 2021 Non-credit courses are courses that are not tied to a credit section on Bear Tracks. These can include research/collaboration courses, content development templates, or resource courses that supplement a regular credit cou...
Article Last Updated June 2021 Instructors who inadvertently delete resources or activities from their eClass course page can now restore them using the new recycle bin IF THEY REALIZE THE CONTENT DELETION WITHIN 7 DAYS. TO RESTORE CONTENT TO YOUR COURS...
Article Last Updated June 2021 This article will explain how to to move course items without dragging and dropping. * Go to the main page of your course. * Click on TURN EDITING ON on the top right of the page. * A move icon (multi-directional a...
Article Last Updated June 2021 This article goes over the Onetopic course format in greater detail, as there have been a number of features added in the June 2018 upgrade. The Onetopic format now allows instructors to change the font and tab colours, as...