Course Tools


Course Tools are communication and collaboration tools that enhance interaction between users.

In this chapter

This chapter includes information on the following sections:





Provides details for posting important information about the course, such as assignment due dates, content changes or guest speakers.

Course Calendar

Provides all the details for posting course-related events on a Calendar.

Staff Information

Describes how to post information about Instructors, Teaching Assistants, and guest speakers for the course.


Explains how to organize course projects, priorities, and details.

Send Email

Provides information on how to send email to other participants or groups of participants within a course.

Digital Drop Box

Provides information for exchanging files between the Instructor and course participants.


Explains how messages are sent to users within a course.


Explains how to create and modify the course Glossary. The Glossary may also be uploaded and downloaded.