Manage Dates

The Manage Dates tool enables you to view, edit and offset the date availability, and set the Calendar status of all Content topics and modules, Discussion topics and forums, Dropbox folders, Grades categories and items, News items, and quizzes in your course from one central location.

These course objects display in a grid that you can sort by any of the column headings. You can also filter the grid by specific tool and use advanced filter options to work with smaller sets of objects. If you filter your course objects, any bulk changes you make apply only to the filtered results. This enables you to update multiple availability dates based on specific criteria.

In addition to managing dates, you can open each course object in a new window by clicking on its name. This launches the object’s edit page where you can edit additional properties for that object without leaving the Manage Dates tool.

The Manage Dates screen can be accessed by opening your Pilot course, clicking on Course Admin (on the upper, right navigation bar), and select Manage Dates under Site Resources.

Click on Edit Dates to change start and end dates for course items. Changes made will be reflected in the course calendar.

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To offset dates to adjust to a new schedule, click on Offset Dates. You will be asked to choose how many days to offset the start, end, or both dates.

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Another option will calculate the number of days to offset dates based on two dates that you enter (such as the start dates of different semesters).

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What are the basics of Manage Dates?

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