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Course Outlines
The course outlines feature allows Content Creators to create and edit course outlines. Anonymous users can browse through these outlines in a listing page view and find more details about a specific course.

Creating Terms for Vocabularies

Before creating course outlines, add terms to the following vocabularies:
  • Course outline category: Create terms in this vocabulary to filter course outlines by area of study (e.g. Philosophy or History).
  • Course outline term: Use terms in this vocabulary to filter and group course outlines by academic term. The default values are Fall, Winter, and Spring.
  • Course outline subject: A list of course subjects (e.g. HIST, PSYC).
  • Course outline academic department: A list of academic departments.

To Add Course Outlines

  1. 1.
    On the Administration bar, select Add Content.
  2. 2.
    Select Course Outline.
  3. 3.
    Enter a Course name and Course code.
  4. 4.
    Fill in any optional fields. If you decide to add a course instructor URL (can be used to link an instructor's profile or personal website), then entering a name in the "Course instructor" field is required.
  5. 5.
    Attach the course outline document.
  6. 6.
    Click Save when you are done.

Add a menu link

  1. 1.
    On the Administration bar, select Structure > Menus.
  2. 2.
    Select Main menu: add link.
  3. 3.
    Enter a menu link title (e.g. Course outlines).
  4. 4.
    Enter the link path course-outlines.
To create a menu link that lists course outlines for a single term, enter the path course-outlines/[term-id], where [term-id] is the term ID of a term in the Course outline term vocabulary.

Filtering by category

  1. 1.
    On a course outline listing page, click Customize this page.
  2. 2.
    Select the cog icon (settings) for "View: C01 - Listing page for Mulitple Course Outlines."
  3. 3.
    In the "Category" field, enter the term ID of a term in the Course outline category vocabulary.
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