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- Can I add discussions to my course?
- Can I add assignments to my learning objectives?
A common question is why are there activity types in Coursetune? The answer is for reporting. Categorizing your lessons and assessments into activity types yields valuable insights about these groupings across a course (level-4 object), program (level-3 folder), and even across the Institution level (Level 1). You can name the activity whatever you want, but it needs to align to a specific category.
Assessment Activity vs. Learning Activity (non-assessment)
Every institution, department, and course instructor is going to make different choices about whether a particular category is an assessment activity or a learning activity. For example, “Discussion” - is it learning or assessment?
Here is the list of the default activity types in Coursetune (Legacy) and for AP Partners:
|Coursetune Settings||AP Partner Settings|
|Activity Types||Strictly Assessment||Strictly Learning||Strictly Assessment||Strictly Learning|
|Data Set Analysis||✓||✓|
|Study / Prep||✓||✓|
While this is the default, you can go in to the Activity Settings Panel to change this assignment for the course, or make the choice on an activity-by-activity basis.
Read this article for more information: How do I change the default settings for Assessments and Learning Activities?
On the circle graph, learning activities will still visualize in the green rings, while assessments will now visualize in the gold rings.
You can choose to visualize all assessments at once, all learning activities at once, or both categories all at once.
When a single activity or assessment is selected within the course, the details of it appear in the Descriptions panel.