Course Creation

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A Course Creator can create courses on Sunbird by compiling content to it. They can create each unit of course content and then compile a course using the newly created content and the already existing content as well.


Step Screen
1. You are logged in
2. You are currently on My Workspace
3. You have selected Create
4. You have clicked the Courses tile

Creating Course

Step Screen
1. Enter Name of the course
2. Enter Description of the course
3. Click Start Creating
Note: These details can be entered later when filling the metadata of the course

Editing Course Details

Step Screen
1. Click Edit Details to enter the course details
2. Click the camera icon to add an image
Note: For details, refer Adding Images to Metadata
3. Enter Title of the course
4. Enter Description
5. Enter Keywords
6. Select the following from their respective drop-down lists:
 a) Curriculum
 b) Class
 c) Subject
 d) Medium
7. Select Topic
8. Select Attributions
9. Select Audience
10. Select Owner
11. Click Save to save the details
12. Click Cancel to exit the page

Adding Content to Course

Step Screen
1. To add headings to course, click New Child node on the left navigation pane
2. On clicking child node, a heading is added to the Table of Contents pane
3. Click Add Resource to add content. For details on adding resources, refer Adding Resources

Viewing Contributor Details

Step Screen
1. Click Add Resource to add resource to the Course, refer Adding Resources
2. The resource is added to the Course
3. The names of the resource owners appears under Created with Contributions From button

Heading Details

Step Screen
Enter details for the heading:
1. Enter Name. This is the topic/chapter/unit name as in the course
2. Enter Description
3. Select the Concepts associated with the heading. Refer Concept Selector
4. Enter Keywords

Working with Table of Contents

The Table of Contents tree seen in the left pane is used to navigate content compiled for a collection, textbook, course or lesson plan. You can manipulate the tree using either:
 a) The burger menu associated with a tree node
 b) Right-click options associated with a tree node, OR
 c) Keyboard shortcuts
For details on manipulating the tree and adding content, refer to the Exploring ToC Structure page

Deleting Content

Step Screen
1. Click Delete icon beside the burger menu
2. Click Yes to delete the added content
Note: You can alternatively delete content by clicking Delete in the burger menu drop-down

Reordering Content

Step Screen
1. Drag and drop the content to the desired position to rearrange the order of the content added to the course
2. Click the upward arrow to collapse the table of contents. Click the same arrow to expand or collapse the table of contents.
Note: You can edit or update the title of units in the course from the navigation hierarchy

Sending Course for Review

Before the Course is published, it must be reviewed. You can send it for reviewing and publishing.

Step Screen
1. Click Save on the header to save the course
2. Click Limited sharing to publish the lesson to the limited audiences
Note: Refer Limited Publishing and Sharing to view and share all the contents created and ready for sharing.
3. Click Send for review to send the created course for review

Note:Enter all course details before sending the it for review

Exploring What’s New

Step Screen
The What’s New feature informs you of the product features added or enhanced since the last product release
1. Click on the What's New icon to view concise information about new product functionality
Note: The What's New icon is red before you view it for the first time. The icon turns grey after you view the information, until the next product version

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