Create resource folder
To create a resource folder, proceed as follows:
To create new learning content, proceed as follows:
Open the tab Teach & Learn. Click on Create learning content on the home page of the Teach & Learn section.
Alternatively, you can also use the following options:
Select the content type you wish to create, e.g. a wiki.
The availability of different content types depends on the configuration of the learning platform.
In the dialogue, you can now enter a title and description for your learning content and optionally add an image.
Click on Done to save your entries and close the dialogue.
The created learning content opens. Depending on the content type, various functions and information may be available. The resource can now be edited or embedded in a course.
Use resource folder within courses
You can embed a resource folder in one or more course folders (storage folders) in order to use the contained files in multiple courses. This link can be changed or removed at any time.
Assign a resource folder to your course as follows:
Open theMore settings menu in the top right corner of the course.
Select the first entry Settings .
The Course settings dialogue opens. Click theAssign resource folder button in the Course tools section under Resource folder .
It opens an overview of all resource folders for which you are responsible as an owner. Select the desired folder by clicking on the correspondingplus icon in the Actions column.
The selected resource will be displayed in the course settings dialogue under Currently assigned together with its title, ID and creation date.
You can edit the assignment at any time:
Files from the resource folder that have already been used in the course can no longer be accessed when the resource folder has been exchanged or removed.
You can only embed one resource folder per course.
With the release of OPAL 11.4, the function for embedding a resource folder has become available in the new user interface. How to embed a resource folder in the old user interface through the detailed view is explained in this section:
To use a resource folder in a course, proceed as follows:
- Open the course and select the entry Details and settings from the menu.
- In the Learning resource area on the right, click on Change properties and switch to the tab Resource folder .
- Click on Select and use the Select link to add a resource folder to your course.
- In the storage folder of the course, you will now find the subfolder _sharedfolder .