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Add to Course Menu

Use the PLUS symbol at the top of the course menu to add new Content Areas, or link to Tools, Web sites, and other areas of your course. Content Areas allow you to build and import your course materials. Below are two examples of the most commonly added menu items:

CAUTION when DELETING

When you delete a course menu item, you may also be deleting the content within it.

Add a "Content Area"

Content Areas (left side menu item) are the primary area used to build your course. You can add files, create folders within content areas to organize your class material, or even add links to student activities such as blogs.

  • Click on the PLUS symbol above the left menu.

    Can't find the plus sign?
    • Make sure edit mode is "ON" in the upper right corner of BbLearn.
    • If the arrow to the left of the course title is pointing right, click it to expand the menu hidden underneath. (This arrow should always be pointed down.)
  • Select Content Area.
    • Give the new Content Area a name (note that some types of menu items don't require this step).
    • Check the Available to Users option to allow students to see the menu item.
    • Press Submit.
    • Use the arrows to the left of the menu item to reorder the left menu navigation.
    • If you added a Content Area, you may now use the menu at the top of the page to add content to it.

    Add Tool Link

    BbLearn tools offer a variety of features useful in delivering your course. Tools include Announcements, Blogs, Discussion Board, Journals, and My Grades.

    Add Tool

    • Click on the PLUS symbol above the left menu.

      Can't find the plus sign?
      • Make sure edit mode is "ON" in the upper right corner of BbLearn.
      • If the arrow to the left of the course title is pointing right, click it to expand the menu hidden underneath. (This arrow should always be pointed down.)
    • Select Tool Link.
    • Enter a name for the tool, for example "My Grades".
    • Select a tool Type of tool, for example of My Grades, Blogs, Discussions, etc.
    • Check the Available to Users option to allow students to see the menu item.
    • Press Submit.
    • Use the Student Preview mode to see what the tool looks like to your students.
    • Use the arrows to the left of the menu item to reorder the left menu navigation.

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