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Desire2Learn 9.0

Customizing the Course Offering Information

Editing the Course Offering Information allows you to change some of the most basic information about your course, such as the course name, the start date, and the color scheme.

Please review the following to gain an understanding of the implications of changing Course Offering Information items.

Course Offering Name
Changes the name of the course in the list of courses at My Home.

Start Date
Establishes the date when the course will be visible to students. The course will become available beginning at 12 am (midnight) that day.

End Date
Establishes the date when the course will no longer be visible to students. The course ends at 12 am (midnight) that day.
EXAMPLE: For a course ending on Friday, December 10, set the end date at Saturday, December 11.

Course Colors: Dark
Changes the dark colors of the course display. White text will be set against this color.
EXAMPLE: The top band of widgets and dialog boxes.

Course Colors: Light
Changes the light colors of the course display. White text will be set against this color.

Course Colors: Soft
Changes the soft colors of the display. Black text will be set against this color.

To customize Course Offering Information:

  1. From the My Home page, select the desired course
    The Course Home page appears.

  2. On the Navigation bar, click EDIT COURSE
    The Course Administration pane appears.

    Course Administration pane

  3. To change the course name, click COURSE OFFERING INFORMATION
    The Course Offering Information pane appears.

  4. In the Course Offering Name text box, type the desired course name

  5. To change the start date for the course,
    1. Select Start Date
    2. From the Start Date pull-down menus, select the desired date
      OR
      To select a date from the calendar, click SELECT DATESelect Date button
  6. To change the end date of the course,
    1. Select End Date
    2. From the End Date pull-down menus, select the desired date
      OR
      To select a date from the calendar, click SELECT DATESelect Date button
  7. To change the display colors for the course,
    1. From the Course Colors section, click the DARK, LIGHT, or SOFT color swatch
      The Color Palette appears.
    2. Select a color
  8. To save your edits to Course Offering Information, click SAVE
    Your Course Info is updated.

To restore Course Default Colors:

  1. From the My Home page, select the desired course
    The Course Home page appears.

  2. On the Navigation bar, click EDIT COURSE
    The Course Administration pane appears.

  3. Click COURSE OFFERING INFORMATION
    The Course Offering Information pane appears.

  4. To reset a course color to the default color, click RESTORE DEFAULT COLORRestore Default Color button
    The default color appears in the color swatch.

  5. Click SAVE
    Your changes are saved.

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