Course Home Page

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Course Home Page: Module Information & Appearance


The Home Page displays modules that include course related data and/or links to content; similar to the Notifications Dashboard. Instructors decide which modules are available on the course Home Page.  Modules can be opened in a new window by clicking the Open In New Window button in the top right-hand-corner of each module.

N.B. Notifications for modules on the course Home Page will only display information related to that specific course. For assessments or assignments that have Multiple Attempts enabled by the instructor, the most recent attempt information and link will display.
 

  1. To Do

    a. The What's Past Due area displays any Assessment, Assignment, or Survey that has past its Due Date and has not been submitted by the student. Click All Items to display the date that is past due.
    b. The What's Due displays information about any Assessment, Assignment, or Survey that contains a Due Date.
     
  2. What’s New

    The Communication area displays the number of unread posts or entries.

    Clicking on the number will navigate the user to the related area.
    • Blog entries
    • Journal entries
    • Discussion Board posts for each forum


    Also, any updated, submitted, or created items will display, including:

    • Tests
    • Assignments
    • Announcements
    • Surveys
    • Marks displayed in My Grades
  3. Alerts

    a. The Past Due area displays any Assessment, Assignment, or Survey that has past its Due Date that has not been submitted by the student.
    b. The Early Warning System area displays any rule that the student has violated. Early Warning System rules can be created by the Instructor.
     
  4. My Announcements

    Announcements display timely information critical to Course success. Instructors or TAs can also send an Announcement as an email to students. This ensures that students receive the announcement even if they do not login to the Course.