Creating Checklists

Checklists can be used in eLC to help students stay on track with readings, assignments, and other tasks in your course. Each checklist must include at least one category and may include many items.

First, create a checklist

  1. Go to Course Admin and choose Checklists.
  2. On the Checklists page, click New Checklist.
  3. On the New Checklist page, enter the name of the new checklist in the Name field.
  4. You can enter an optional Description to identify what the checklist contains.
  5. Select Open this checklist in a new window when viewed if you want the checklist to open in a new window when users access it. By default, checklists open in the current window.
  6. Click Save to save the new checklist. This brings you to the Edit Checklist page.

Next, create a category

  1. On the Checklists page, click on the checklist where want to add a category.
  2. On the Edit Checklist page, click New Category.
  3. On the New Category page, enter a Name.
  4. You can enter an optional Description for the new category.
  5. Click Save to save the new category or Save and New to save it and create another one.

Then, create checklist items

  1. On the Checklists page, click on the checklist where you want to add an item.
  2. On the Edit Checklist page, click New Item.
  3. On the New Item page, do one of the following:
  1. Enter a Name and a Description for the new item.
  2. Set a due date by selecting the Due Date check box and selecting the appropriate date and time from the drop-down lists.
  3. Select Display in Calendar to make the item visible in the calendar for students.
  4. Click Save to save the new item or Save and New to save it and create another one.