Skip to Content

Syllabus

Syllabus

The Syllabus tool provides a place in the course site for the instructor to post a syllabus and for students to access the syllabus.

The Syllabus tool allows instructors to upload an existing syllabus document as a downloadable file, display syllabi as text in the Syllabus tool for quick reference, or both. Instructors also have the option to link to a syllabus posted to an off site internet location.

Add Syllabus Item

  1. In the Syllabus tool, select Add Item to create a syllabus.
  2. Enter a title for your syllabus in the Title field.
  3. In the Content, field begin typing your syllabus. You may also copy and paste an existing syllabus into the content field.
  4. Select Add and Publish to save and make your syllabus item available to students, select the Add to save your syllabus item as a draft, or select Cancel to exit without saving.
The syllabus will automatically open in expanded view to allow students to read the content and will open in collapsed view when multiple syllabus items are added. To view all items in the syllabus select  Expand All.

Add Attachment to Syllabus

You may add links and files as attachments to a syllabus item you have created.

  1. In the syllabus item you created select Add Attachments.
  2. You will have three options for sharing your Syllabus:
  • If your syllabus is a file on your computer, select Choose File to locate and select the file from your computer. 
  • If your sylllabus exists outside of TRACS, you may enter a URL and select Add.
  • If your syllabus file has been uploaded to your sites Resources, you may find it under the Resources section and select Select.
  1. Select Continue to upload the file or Cancel to exit
  2. The attached file will be located below the syllabus item.
    • To delete the attachment, select the red X  to the right of the attachment.

The syllabus will automatically open in expanded view to allow students to read the content and will open in collapsed view when multiple syllabus items are added. To view all items in the syllabus select  Expand All.