- Am I allowed to make a new level-4 object?
Who can do this? Editors and managers with rights to the level-3 folder and admins
There are a few ways that you can do this:
- Create a course (level-4 object) manually
- Import a course
- Refer to this article: How do I import a course (level-4 object)?
- Build and import a course from a text file
- Refer to this article: How do I build a text file for importing a course (level-4 object)?
- Build and import a course by Excel file
- Refer to this article: How do I build an Excel file for importing a course (level-4 object)?
- Share, copy or move a course
This article will cover how to create a course (level-4 object) manually.
Before you can add a course, there must be a program (level-3 folder) to place the course into. If you have not created a program yet, see the article: How do I add a program (level-3 folder)?
Step 1: First, you need to make sure you are in the destination program (level-3 folder), and then turn on Edit mode. Click on the plus sign+
Step 2: In Add course (level-4 object) panel, you can:
- Add the name (required)
- Add description
- Add ID
- Add credits
- Alphabetize the LOs on the c-layer
- Show repeated LOs
- Show bundle labels on the graph
- Add LO scale(s)
- Change bundle type
- Import, share, move or copy a course
Click the Add button when you're finished.
It is customary to use the ID field for the institution's letter/number combination for the course, e.g. Math 141 or ENG 2100. If there are multiple department listings of the course, you might want to list them all (e.g. "Math 141; BUS 210; ENG 122").
Note: If there are multiple IDs for a course, you might want to check out the feature "Shared Courses (Level-4 Objects)" as a way to efficiently include the same course in multiple programs.
The process of adding a course is the same whether there are existing courses or no existing courses.
A program with existing courses:
A program containing only one course:
A program containing no courses:
You may need to come back later and edit your new course information. For help, check out this article: How do I edit the course (level-4 object) information?