How do I use the Global Navigation Menu?

The Global Navigation is found in the upper portion of the web page. It helps you switch between your Courses, Groups, Grades, and Calendar.

View Global Navigation Menu

Items in the Global Navigation show you what's going on across ALL of your courses, not just in one course. For example, when you click Grades you will see grading feedback from all of your courses. Likewise, when you click Calendar, you will see events and deadlines from all of your courses.

Open Course Menu

Open Course Menu

Before you can navigate to courses or groups, you must be assigned to one or more. If after logging in you do not see the Courses Menu item in the Global Navigation, you are not part of any courses or groups. Mouse over the Courses menu. A drop-down menu will appear with a section for courses you are a part of called My Courses.

Note: The Student View is slightly different. If there are Groups, then the menu will be Courses & Groups. However, if you, as an instructor are enrolled in any groups, your menu will also be Courses & Groups.

Open Courses Menu - Student View

Open Courses Menu - Student View

Mouse over the Courses & Groups menu. A menu will appear with a section for courses you are a part of called My Courses [1] and a section for groups you are in called Current Groups [2].

Note: You have to be invited or enrolled in a course or group before they will appear in the drop-down menu.

View Assignments

View Assignments

The Assignments drop-down menu allows you to see the assignments that need grading or what assignments need to be done for all your courses.

View Grades

View Grades

The Grades link allows you to see the grades for all the course you are enrolled in or teaching.

View Calendar

View Calendar

The Calendar link allows you to see the calendar events for all the course you are enrolled in or teaching.

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