The start of the semester can be a busy time. Here are two ways to get started preparing your semester courses in TCU Online:

  1. Participate in TCU Online training opportunities.
  2. Begin working using the resources below.

Organize Your Courses

These links will help make the process of preparing your course more efficient and streamlined.

 


Update/Build Your Course

These links will guide you through the basic procedures necessary to prepare and update course materials. The process differs slightly depending on whether you are working from a Master course, a previous Semester course, or starting from scratch.

If you are updating a Master course

  1. Review Recommended Grades Settings and Update Your Grades
  2. Update Your Activities and Content
  3. Ensure that Your Course Content is Accessible
  4. Copy Course Components
  5. Manage Dates
  6. Update your Syllabus

If you are updating from a previous Semester course

  1. Copy Course Components
  2. Review Recommended Grades Settings and Update Your Grades
  3. Update Your Activities and Content
  4. Ensure that Your Course Content is Accessible
  5. Manage Dates
  6. Update your Syllabus

If you are building a Semester course from scratch

  1. Update your Syllabus
  2. Review Recommended Grades Settings and Update Your Grades
  3. Add Activities (Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes, for example)
  4. Ensure that Your Course Content is Accessible
  5. Manage Dates

Other things to consider

 


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