Sakai Community DocumentationSakai 10 - EnglishSakai 10 Instructor Guide SyllabusHow do I create a multi-part syllabus based on number of items needed?

How do I create a multi-part syllabus based on number of items needed?

You can create a multi-part syllabus based on the number of items needed, outlined here, or using a date and calendar format in the "How do I create a multi-part syllabus by dates?" tutorial.

Go to Syllabus.

Select the Syllabus tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

Click Bulk Add.

Type in title for the syllabus.

Select "Create syllabus items by number of items needed" and enter the number of items.

Click Post.

You will be taken to a screen where you see the number of items requested and may edit them there.

Click the arrowhead icon to the left of an item to expand the item.

This allows you to add a file as an attachment to this syllabus item, or to open the Rich Text Editor to create content directly in the Syllabus item.

Add an attachment to this Syllabus item. (Optional)

Browse for the file on your computer, or attach a copy from the Resources in your course.

AND/OR add content using the Rich Text Editor.

Clicking this link opens the Rich Text Editor which allows you to enter the content, or copy and paste from Word into the Rich Text Editor to create the content.

Edit the heading of a syllabus item.

By default, the headings are the title of the syllabus appended with a number. Hover your mouse over the heading to make the pencil icon appear. Click the pencil icon to enable the editing of the heading.


Add start and/or end dates for each syllabus item. (Optional)

Adding start and/or end dates allows you to determine a time range for when students may view this syllabus item. Click Click to add start date or Click to add end date and use the drop down menus to select the date and time. Click the checkmark to save your work.

OR manually hide/release the Syllabus item. (Optional)

Click the lightbulb icon to hide a Syllabus item. If the icon is yellow, the item is available to students. If gray, hidden from students. In the above example, Module 1 is available to students on January 1, 2014 at 8am. Module 2 is hidden from students until the instructor clicks the lightbulb icon again to change it from gray to yellow.

Rearranging syllabus items.

Click any syllabus item and drag it to the location where you want it.

Delete syllabus item.

Click the red X icon beside any syllabus item to delete it. Confirm that you want to delete the item by clicking Delete.