Pre Semester Checklist

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Activate your Western Online Course(s)

  • Find the course in your My Courses widget on the system home page.
  • Click the Pencil icon to the right of the course title. This will take into the course and to the Course Offering Information page.
  • About half way down the page under Active put a check next to Course is Active.
  • Click Save.

Note: If your course is active and the Course has start date and Course has end date are note checked, students will automatically have access to the course. To set your start and end dates see How do I set the start and end dates for my course(s)

Set Start and End Dates for your Western Online Course(s)

  • Find the course in your My Courses widget on the system home page.
  • Click the Pencil icon to the right of the course title. This will take into the course and to the Course Offering Information page.
  • Start Date: Place a check next to Course has start date. Click the Select Date calendar icon and choose a new date. Use the drop down menus to change the time.
  • End Date: Place a check next to Course has end date. Click the Select Date calendar icon and choose a new date. Use the drop down menus to change the time.
  • Click Save.

Copy content from a previous course section to your new course(s)

  • From within your blank course (the course you want to copy the content into) click Edit Course in the nav bar.
  • Click Import / Export / Copy Components under the Site Resources section.
  • Under the What would you like to do? section the Copy Components from Another Org Unit and Include protected resources options will be selected by default. Leave these options selected.
  • Under Course to Copy click the Search for offering button.
  • In the window that pops up select the course you want to copy the content from and click Add Selected.
  • To copy everything in the course click Copy All Components at the bottom.
  • Now all your content has been copied over

To copy only certain items

  • To only copy certain items click Select Components.
  • Select the components you want to copy and click Continue.
  • Click Finish.

Crosslist multiple sections of a course

  • To have multiple sections of a course cross-listed into one course please contact the uTech help desk at 298.2704.

Post your syllabus to a Learning Module

  • Click the Resources tab in the nav bar and choose Content.
  • Click to place your cursor in the Add a module... text box on the lower left.
  • Type in a name for the module.
  • Click anywhere outside the text box or hit Enter (Return on a mac) on your keyboard. The module will appear under the Table of Contents on the left side of the page.
  • Click the module to select it.
  • Click and drag your syllabus (pdf, word doc) into the designated box with the dashed border.