Set Default Course Design

 

Overview

The options chosen on the Set Default Course Design page control the initial appearance of the Course Menu in new courses. The Course Menu appears on the left side of all courses. It provides links to course content, tools, and links.

 

While courses are created with these options defined according to the defaults the Instructor or the Administrator can change these options at any time.

 

Set Default Course Design

 

Find this page

Follow these steps to open the Set Default Course Design page.

 

Step 1                 Click Settings from the Courses section of the System Control Panel.

Step 2                 Click Set Default Course Design from the Settings page.

 

Fields

The table below details the entry fields on the Set Default Course Design page.

 

 

Field

Description

Select Navigation Style

 

Select how to display the items in the Course Menu by clicking the Buttons option or the Text option. The Style Properties options will differ depending on the option selected in this field.

Select Style Properties—Buttons

Button Type:

Select a button type by clicking on the drop-down arrow and highlighting a button type. The button type is simply the pattern that will appear in the button background.

Button Shape:

Click a button shape option.

Button Style:

Select a button style by clicking on the drop-down arrow and highlighting a button style. The button style is made up of colors and shapes. Click Gallery of Buttons to preview button styles.

Select Style Properties—Text

Select background color for navigation

Click Pick and select a color from the palette. The color chosen will appear as the background color for all items in the Course Menu except for the active item.

Select highlight color for navigation

Click Pick and select a color from the palette. The color chosen will appear as the background color for an active item in the Course Menu.

 

 

 

 


 



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