Your Section Home will open any time you click on a section from the courses page. This is where you create, assign, edit and manage assignments; and determine where grading is needed.
All assignments are housed in the assignment list (A). Assignments that have not yet been assigned to students appear highlighted in yellow (B).
Click +Add Assignment (C) to create new assignments.
When you receive messages and/or have assignments that are ready to be graded, you'll receive notifications at the top of the Section Home (D). Click either bar to expand the list.
Your section info contains instructor information. Click the cog wheel (E) to edit instructor name, office hours and email address.
You can see instructors with whom you've shared or copied assignments and sections by clicking View my course colleagues (F).
In order for students to register for your course, you must provide them with the Section web address (G). You can also Upload syllabus (H) from your Section Home.
My course resources (I) will take you to your course component (adaptive learning program).
Remember, all assignment management occurs in the Section Home page.
Select the checkbox next to the assignments you need to manage (A), click the options menu (B) and choose an action. You can Share or Copy assignments with colleagues, Group assignments in the assignment list and Manage (start and due) dates.
You can also choose to Show (or) Hide assignments from students. Although hidden from students, the assignments will still appear in your assignment list.
Additionally, you can Move assignments into groups, Delete them and create Prerequisite sets — assignments that students must take in a specific order.
Click the filter icon (C) to sort the assignment list by Prerequisites or Manual graded assignments.
On the bottom half of your Section Home you'll find the Section performance chart (A), which shows the average score of all students on all graded assignments.
Click go to my Connect gradebook (B) to go directly to the gradebook.
You also have the option to record your lectures for students so they can view it outside of class. This is helpful for students who may have to miss class or prefer a studying tool for exams. Click go to lectures (C) to manage all of your recorded lectures.
Bookmarks (D) allow you to add links to relevant websites that may be useful for your students.
You can also add up to-the-minute news feeds (E) for your students to review to help make your course more current and relevant.