How do I add a new schedule for a module?

This article will walk you through how to add a new schedule for a module.

  1. Under the Content heading in the left hand side menu, click Schedules.
    Schedules Menu
  2. There are four different ways to create a new schedule for a module. See the sections below for details on how to launch the Add Schedule dialog.
    1. From the toolbar
      Toolbar add
    2. Double-clicking a day on the calendar
      Calendar day
    3. Dragging a module from the list onto the calendar
      Dragging module
    4. Right-clicking a module from the list and using the context menu
      Context Menu
  3. You will then see the Add Schedule dialog.
    Add Schedule dialog
  4. Select the module you would like to schedule using the Module text box (you only need to do this if you used the toolbar or double-clicked a day on the calendar). You can either select a module directly from the dropdown list or search for the module by title using the search option.
    Select module
  5. Select the dates for the schedule using the Available From and Available Until text boxes. You can set the schedule so it is currently available or set it to be available in the future.
    Select dates
  6. If the module you are scheduling has child components, you can set how the child components are scheduled using the If the module has components, how would you like them scheduled? dropdown. There are several default options available. You can also create templates for each module that will show up in the list as well.
    Select schedule components
    Schedule Components Options
    Option Description
    Always available All child components will have their available from dates set to the same available from date as the main schedule.
    Daily The first child component will start on the same date as the schedule's start date. Each child component that comes next will start one day after the previous component.
    Weekly The first child component will start on the same date as the schedule's start date. Each child component that comes next will start one week after the previous component.
    Every other week The first child component will start on the same date as the schedule's start date. Each child component that comes next will start every other week after the previous component.
    Monthly The first child component will start on the same date as the schedule's start date. Each child component that comes next will start one month after the previous component.
    Custom The child components will follow the description of the schedule template created for the module.
  7. Select the participants for the schedule (who can see the module that is being scheduled) using the Participants text boxes. You can assign the schedule to zero or more groups and/or individual users. You can select the participants directly from the dropdown list or search for them using the search box.
    Select Participants
  8. Click Add to create the schedule. Upon success, you will be redirected to the edit schedule page.
    Add ready