Pam Edmonston

Understanding Courses and Sections

Discussion created by Pam Edmonston on Jan 27, 2016
Latest reply on Jan 29, 2016 by Stefanie Sanders

Hello,

I am brand new to Canvas, and am responsible for exporting our data to it. I do not understand how courses and sections should be set up. For example, we have courses where there can be multiple instructors, and I don't understand why or how we need to create a new course for each section that is taught by a different instructor. Any help would be much appreciated!

 

Two bits of info about this I found:

 

If a course is taught by one instructor, sections can remain under one course. However, if each section is taught by a different instructor, those sections will need to be housed under separate courses.

 

A course can only exist in one term and one account only.

 

Thank you,

Pam

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