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Course Connect--For Faculty & Staff: Adding Files

Drag and Drop

You can simply drag and drop a file to upload it to your Course Connect home page. To do so:

  1. Turn editing on
  2. Open your computer's file viewer
  3. Click and hold the file you want to add
  4. Drag the file to the topic or module where you want it to live
  5. A box will appear that says Add file(s) here
  6. Drop the file into place

 

Files

You can add files under the Resources heading

  1. Turn editing on
  2. Under your selected topic/module, click add an activity or resource
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the pop-up page
  4. Select File, under the heading Resources
  5. Click Add

This will take you to the following screen:

 

  1. Add a title for your file
  2. Add a description of your file (optional)
  3. Decide if you want your description displayed on your Course Connect home page; if you do, select the box that says display description on course page
  4. Either drag your files into the file upload box, or select the paper icon and proceed through the file selector. 
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click save and display

Folders

The folder module enables a teacher to display a number of related files inside a single folder, reducing scrolling on the course page.

  1. Turn editing on
  2. Under your selected topic/module, click add an activity or resource
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the pop-up page
  4. Select Folder, under the heading Resources
  5. Click Add
  6. Add a title and description for your folder
  7. In the file box, click on the folder icon
  8. Give your new folder a name
  9. Click on your folder
  10. Add files as normal
  11. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select save and display

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