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CougarVIEW Instructor Guides: Create new material

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.

Create new material

  1. On the navbar, select Content.

  1. Drag and drop locally saved files to the unit, lesson, or folder you want to add the material to directly in the navigation area.
    From the table of contents, select the unit, lesson, or folder you are adding material to.
  2. Select Upload / Create.
  3. Choose one of the available options:
    • Upload Files > Add file from My Computer or Course Offering Files, and then select Add.
    • Video or Audio> Enter URL or embed code otherwise upload audio or video file, and then select ave.
    • Create a File > Enter a title and use the HTML editor to create your new content item > use the visibility toggle to make the HTML document visible or hidden from learners on creation > select Save.
    • Create a Link > Enter the link title and URL > choose Embed on the page, or Open as external resource > select Create.
    • Add from Manage Files > Select file from Course offering Files > select Add.
    • New Assignment > Enter details for the Assignment, and then select Save and Close.
    • New Checklist > Enter a Name and Description, and then select Save.
    • New Discussion > Choose a Forum and Enter a Name and Description, and then select Save.
    • New Quiz > Enter a Name and Description, and then select Create and Insert. You will need to access the Quiz in the Quizzes tool to add questions and edit the settings.
    • New Surveys > Enter a Name and Description, and then select Create and Insert.
    • Drag and drop a file onto the dialog box.

Upload Create

Tip: To clearly indicate where you are adding material to, the top of the page displays breadcrumbs. This also allows you to easily navigate up or down the tree to add material at different levels.

Add New Materials