Naming and Describing Your Activity

Document created by Vishal Sharma on Jan 12, 2017Last modified by Vishal Sharma on Jan 12, 2017
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Name

The name of the activity appears on the main course page for both you and your students. Here are three different ways to edit the name of any activity.

  • From the activity editor, you can edit the name by clicking the Edit Settings button  in the Settings panel. Type the desired name in the field at the top, then click the Save button . If you don't see the Settings panel, you may need to first close the library by clicking the book icon .
  • From the Activities and Due Dates page, click the pencil icon next to the activity The pencil icon has a tool tip on mouseover of "Edit the name of activity".. Type the desired name, then click the Save Changes button to save your changes.
  • From the main course page, you can edit the name by clicking Turn editing on, then clicking the pencil icon next to the activity The pencil icon has a tool tip on mouseover of "Update".. Type the desired name, then scroll to the bottom and click Save and return to course.

Description

The optional description can be used to convey additional information to your students. Descriptions appear to the student in panel to the right of their question pane. Here are two different ways to edit the description of an activity.

  • From the activity editor, you can edit the name by clicking the Edit Settings button  in the Settings panel. Type the desired description, then click the Save button . If you don't see the Settings panel, you may need to first close the library by clicking the book icon.
  • From the main course page, you can edit the name by clicking Turn editing on, then clicking the pencil icon next to the activity The pencil icon has a tool tip on mouseover of "Update".. Type the desired description, then scroll to the bottom and click Save and return to course. Warning: please avoid adding images, emoticons (smileys), active links, or other special characters via this interface. They will not render properly in other views, and may cause other unintended consequences.
 

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