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CougarVIEW Instructor Guides: Add Categories

Need help with something in CougarVIEW? Good news! We have a number of guides to show you how to use the many tools and resources in CougarVIEW. These guides cover topics like using the grade book, setting up quizzes, creating groups, and many more.

Add and edit categories

Overview: - Group your assignment into categories to help learners find them more easily. you could create categories for different course units, projects, or assignment types. New categories will only appear on the assignment page if they assignments assigned to them.

  1. From the navigation bar, choose the "Assignments" dropdown, and then select the "Edit Categories" item.

Edit categories

  1. Do any of the following :

  • Select Add Category to create a new category.
  • Select the name of an existing category to modify it. Hit Enter, or select outside of the current cell to save your changes.
  • Adjust the Sort Order of existing categories.
  • To delete a category, select the check box next to its name, and select the delete icon.

Add Edit Categories


  • Here is the BrightSpace link for adding and editing categories to manage assignments.