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Course Menu - Add a Tool Link, Web Link or Course Link

Add a Tool Link

To work with the Course Menu, make sure you have Edit Mode ON which is located in the upper right-hand corner of your course.

  edit mode on

A Tool link is a link to any type of course tools within your course, such as Announcements, Blogs, Calendar, Collaboration, Discussion Board, Groups, or Wikis.

To add a Tool Link to the course menu, point to the plus sign course menu toolbar plus sign on the Course Menu Toolbar to display the pop-out menu. Scroll to and click Tool Link.

tool link 

The Add Tool Link window will appear. Enter a name in the Name text box. Select the Type: and click on the check box to the left of Available to users. Click Submit.

add tool link

 

Add Web Link

A Web Link is a link to an external website.

To add a Web Link to the course menu, point to the plus sign course menu toolbar plus sign on the Course Menu Toolbar to display the pop-out menu. Scroll to and click Web Link.

 web link

The Add Web Link window will appear. Enter a name for the Web Link in the Name text box. Enter the web address in the URL field and click on the check box to the left of Available to users. Click Submit.

add web link 

 

Add a Course Link

A Course Link is a link to existing course content.

To add a Course Link to the course menu, point to the plus sign course menu toolbar plus sign on the Course Menu Toolbar to display the pop-out menu. Scroll to and click Course Link.

 course link

The Course Link window will appear. Click Browse to locate the existing content you want to link to.

 add course link browse

The Select Course Link: window will appear. Navigate to and click on the Course Link you want to add to the Course Menu.

browse add course link

Once you select the content link, the Name will Auto-fill. You can change the name of the link that will display on the Course Menu. Click on the check box to the left of Available to users. Click Submit.

add course link