How to request a course

How to request a course copy

 

  1. Click on the  Course Requests tab
  2. Locate the course in question and click on the green “Copy” button
  3. On the next page fill in:
    • Course Code – This should be the same as the course you are copying, you will only need to change this if the code has changed
    • Year – Set the year for which this course will be run in
    • Semester – Select which semester this course will be run in.
    • Suffix – Suffix is optional. You are only required to input a value if this course requires a special identification.
    • Course Name – Course Name is the descriptive name for this course. This may include the semester and the year and for the course. Note: This field can be changed after the course has been requested.
    • Copy discussion forums & threads – Enable Copy discussion forums & threads if you want to copy to this course, all discussion forums and the threads within them
    • Copy announcements – Enable Copy Announcements if you want to copy to this course all the announcement
    • Mahara – Mahara is an ePortfolio system used to showcase student’s work electronically. Mahara features electronic portfolio, weblog, resume builder and a social networking system. Mahara provides students with the tools to set up a personal learning and development environment. For more information please Contact Us
  4. Click “Next”
  5. On the next page select the occurrences that will be associated to this course. If the occurrence is not listed automatically you can do a search by clicking on the ADD button. Select your occurrences by clicking in the box next to the occurrence. Click “Add”.
  6. This will take you make to the main screen. Scroll to the bottom and make sure the instructors in the course are correct. Click “Add” if you want to add another staff member and click the x if you want to remove an existing staff member.  Click on OK once finished.
  7. The course will need to be approved by the Learning Technologies team before it can be used

How to request a blank course

 

  1. Click on the  Course Requests tab
  2. Locate and click on “New Blank Course”
  3. On the next page fill in
    • This is a – Select if this request is going to be a course or an organisation
      • A Course usually represents an Arion paper
      • An Organisation can be set up for a particular faculty, school, programme or group
    • Course Code – This should be something like HEAL507 or BBUS501. For organisations we prefer to use the naming standard of [department code]_ORG_[name of organisation] e.g. DCT_ORG_ARTDES. Note: that you do no need to enter the year nor the semester for an organisation.
    • Year – Set the year for which this course will be run in
    • Semester – Select which semester this course will be run in.
    • Suffix – Suffix is optional. You are only required to input a value if this course requires a special identification.
    • Course Name – Course Name is the descriptive name for this course. This may include the semester and the year and for the course. Note: This field can be changed after the course has been requested.
    • Template (optional) – Templates are courses which already have a navigation menu & content. These are often used by faculties to pre-populate their courses in Blackboard
    • Mahara – Mahara is an ePortfolio system used to showcase student’s work electronically. Mahara features electronic portfolio, weblog, resume builder and a social networking system. Mahara provides students with the tools to set up a personal learning and development environment. For more information please Contact Us
  4. Click “Next”
  5. On the next page select the occurrences that will be associated to this course. If the occurrence is not listed automatically you can do a search by clicking on the ADD button. Select your occurrences by clicking in the box next to the occurrence. Click “Add”.
  6. On the next page, scroll to the bottom and make sure the instructors in the course are correct. Click “Add” if you want to add another staff member and click the x if you want to remove an existing staff member. Click on OK once finished.
  7. The course will need to be approved by the Learning Technologies team before it can be used.

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