Setting the Properties for a Page allows you to set various scheduling options, such as locations and dates. To view the Properties for a Page, complete the following steps:
Click the Course Content button on the toolbar.
In the My Course window, click the option menu next to the appropriate page and then click Properties.
The Properties window displays, providing scheduling options.
The Properties window for a Page includes four tabs in the left navigation bar:
The General tab displays by default. On the General tab, you can set the general properties for the Page
Name: The File name displays in the Name text box. You can edit the name here, if desired.
Description: The File description displays in the Description text box. You can edit the name here, if desired. [Note: this description appears to students on the Course Content page.]
Open in pop-up window: If this checkbox is selected, the file will open in a pop-up window for students, rather than under the student navigation toolbar.
Click the Availability link to display the Availability tab. On this tab, you can make the Page available or hidden in the Course Content, or make it available only on particular dates. To set the availability properties, you can select an option from the following;
Show in Course Content (Available): Click this option to make the Page always available for the students in the course content. By default this is selected.
Hide in Course Content (Hidden): Click this option to hide the Page so that it does not display in the student Course Content page.
Make available in Course Content only on these dates: Click this option to make the Page available only on the particular dates specified. If you select this option, set the start date/times and end date/times as follows:
Click the calendar icon corresponding to Start date, and then choose a date.
Type the time for Start date in the Time boxes.
Click the calendar icon corresponding to End date, and then choose a date.
Type the time for End date in the Time boxes.
Select theAlways show item in Course Content but prevent students from opening it before or after these dates check box to always show the Page in student Course Content, but to limit students from attempting it before or after the specified dates. If you do not select this check box, the Page will be shown only on the specified dates.
Specify Due Date: In addition to a start and end date, you also can specify a due date for submission of the activities. You can either set the end date as the due date for submission or set a due date.
Assign: To specify a due date, you first must click the Assign check box to assign the activity.
Set End date as Due date: Select this checkbox to set the end date specified as the due date for submission of the activity.
Note: Set End date as Due date is active only when "Assign" and "Make available in Course Content only on these dates" option is selected with the start date and end date specified for the activity.
Due Date: Select this checkbox to set the due date other than the end date. Choose a due date for the submission of the activity by clicking the calendar icon. Type the time for due date in the Time boxes. The due date checkbox is enabled only if the "Assign" and "Show in Course Content (Available)" or "Make available in Course Content only on these dates" are selected.
Click the Select Students link to display the Select Students tab. On this tab, you can assign the Page to all students or selected students. You can choose an option from the following.
Assign this item to all students: Click this option to assign the Page to all students. By default this option is selected
Select specific students who should be assigned this item: Click this option to assign the Page to only selected students (for example, a student or students who missed an exam). To select the students to whom this activity should be assigned:
In the All Students window on the left, select the check box(es) next to the corresponding student name(s).
Click the button to move the student name(s) to the Selected Students window on the right.
To remove any students from the Selected Students window, select the check box(es) next to the corresponding student name(s) and then click the Remove link.
Click to save the Properties settings and return to the My Course window.