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Instructor Information

Instructor Information is a place where students can easily locate contact information for the instructor(s) of a course. There are fields for Office Location, Office Hours, and Notes. Some instructors use this area as a place to include a short introduction. Add information to this area by creating a Contact.

For more information select from the following:


Create an Instructor Information button on the left course menu

  1. Confirm Edit Mode is set to ON in the upper right.
  2. Click the plus + symbol at the top of the left menu.
  3. Select Tool Link.
  4. Type the name. For Type select Contacts from the pulldown menu.
  5. Click the checkbox Available to Users.
  6. Click Submit.

Create a Contact

  1. Change edit mode to ON and access the Instructor Information link.
  2. Select the Create Contact button.
  3. On the Create Contact page, provide the necessary Profile Information. The Office Location, Office Hours, and Notes fields have a 255-character limit.
  4. Select Yes to Make the Contact Available to students. If you select No, none of the information provided on the page appears to students.
  5. Optionally, for Attach Image, click Browse to search for a image of your contact. This image will be included next to the profile on the Contacts page. The image size must be 150 x 150 pixels.
  6. Optionally, for the Personal Link, type the URL for the person’s webpage. When adding a URL, include the full address and protocol. For example, http://www.blackboard.com. This link appears with the profile on the Contacts page.
  7. Click Submit. The contact's profile appears on the page.

Edit a Contact

  1. Change edit mode to ON and access the Instructor Information link.
  2. Click Edit from the contextual menu of the contact you want to edit.
  3. Make your changes.
  4. Click Submit.

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