E-Learning Operations

Setting up your calendar display

Once you are enrolled in a course as a student or instructor, its events are automatically added to your Calendar tool. To see course events when you use the Calendar tool for the first time, select the course from the calendar menu. This will "activate" the course calendar and show its availability events.

  1. Setting your active course calendar
  2. Remove a calendar from your display
  3. Change calendar colors

Setting your active course calendar

You can switch your current org unit by changing your active course calendar. Select a course from the calendar menu to activate it.

The active calendar is the course named in the mini calendar menu. You can set your active calendar by clicking on one or more courses in the mini calendar menu.

Active calendars in the calendar menu

Note  Even when you set your current calendar, the calendar content area will, by default, show events from all the courses listed in the calendar menu. To filter the view, click the Remove Calendar icon by the course's name you wish to remove from view in the calendar menu.

Set your active course calendar

Click on a course name from the calendar menu. This switches your mode in the organization to the course you selected.

Remove a calendar from your display

  1. Click on the calendar menu in the calendar content area.
  2. Click the Remove Calendar icon beside the course you want to remove.

Change calendar colors

  1. Click on the calendar menu in the calendar content area.
  2. Click the Change Calendar Colors icon.
  3. Select the course you want to change the color for from the drop-down list in Calendar Colors. Click the desired calendar color. Lighten or darken the color by moving the arrow on the side of the color bar up and down.

Note  To help you meet visual accessibility standards, there is a built-in WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guideline) checker on the color selection page. Be aware that if you choose a shade that does not meet these guidelines (for example, the contrast between the text color and the background color is too low), the check mark by WCAG AA will be replaced by a warning or error icon to alert you to possible accessibility issues. See Customizing colors for more information.

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