Course tools allow an instructor to create or duplicate an existing course, edit the course description, and manage a test student account for personal use.

If you do not yet have an existing course, you can create one by using the Faculty Course Request Form found in the instructor section of the UR Courses dashboard.

Enrolment selection

To create a new course from within an existing course, follow the steps outlined below.

  • Ensure that editing has been turned on within the course.

    Turn Editing On

  • Select Create blank course from within the Course tools menu.

    Create a new course

  • Use the defult template or select the most appropriate from those available.

    Create a new course

  • Once the details have been confirmed, select Create new course.

    Create a new course

  • You will now be redirected to the newly created course once it has been successfully created.

To duplicate an existing course, follow the steps outlined below.

  • Ensure that editing has been turned on within the course.

    Turn Editing On

  • Select Duplicate this course from within the Course tools menu.

    Duplicate this course

  • Adjust the course name and other details as required.

    Duplicate this course details

  • Once the details have been confirmed, select Duplicate course.

    Duplicate this course

  • You will be redirected to the newly created course once it has been successfully duplicated.

To edit the course description, follow the steps outlined below.

  • Ensure that editing has been turned on within the course.

    Turn Editing On

  • Select Edit course description from within the Course tools menu.

    Edit course description

  • Enter the course description as appropriate. The course description is always available to student, even when the course itself is not.

    Edit course description details

  • Once the details have been confirmed, select Save changes.

To create a test student for checking and testing within your course, follow the steps outlined below.

  • Ensure that editing has been turned on within the course.

    Turn Editing On

  • Select Create test student from within the Course tools menu.

    Create test student

  • Make note of the new username and email address associated with the test student account. Email notifications sent to the email address listed will appear in your @uregina.ca mailbox.

    Edit course description details

  • Once you have reviewed the information and decided whether or not to enrol the test student in the current course, select Create. Details of the account username and password will then be delivered to your @uregina.ca email address.