Creating & Customizing a Course

If you want to assign activities to students and monitor their performance, you will have to create a course, and share the Course ID with students so that they can join your course.

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Note: If you are planning on assigning content to students or monitoring their performance, you will have to create a course and share the Course ID with students to join.

Part 1: Creating a Course

To create a course:

  1. Go to
    Note: We recommend you bookmark this website.
  2. Enter your Username and Password.
  3. Click on the Settings tab.
  4. Under Course Management, click on Create a new course.
  5. Click on New Course and then click on Next.
    Note: This is the default option for Teachers or Program Administrators creating a new course.
    For more information about choosing course types, click here.
  6. Enter the Course name and Course end date, and then select the product and level from the Product drop-down list. 
  7. Click on Submit
  8. The course summary page shows the Course name, Course ID, Product, and Course end date. Share the Course ID with students wishing to join your course. Click on Print (A) to generate a PDF of the course information. This document also provides instructions for students wanting to join your course.

Part 2:  Customizing a Course (optional)

You can change gradebook settings, the default settings published with your course or add resources to your course (PDF, Word documents, etc).


To customize your course:

  1. Click on the Settings tab.
  2. Under Course Management, click on Manage for the course you would like to customize.

Available Options:

  1. Manage Students: Use this tab to view the enrolled students roster, Remove student(s) from course, Move student(s) to another course, and Register new student(s).
  2. Manage Resources: Use this tab to upload material and make it available to students. You can upload documents, images, audio files, and video files.
    The individual file size is not restricted but the total for your resources area is limited to 100 MB.
  3. Course Settings: Use this tab to update course information (change name, end date, delete course), Turn on/off messenger or specify your own course behavior.
  4. Grade Settings: (Recommended) Use this tab to change your grade thresholds.

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