How do I use Course Pacing?
If enabled by your institution, you can use Course Pacing to define a pace in which students must complete course tasks. This allows students with different start dates to have the same time frame in which they must complete course tasks..
- The Course Pacing feature preview is in active development. To provide direct feedback about this feature, please post in the Course Pacing user group.
- Course Pacing must be enabled in the course settings.
- If the Course Pacing feature preview is not available in your course, the feature has not been enabled by your institution.
- Course Pacing can be managed on a course level or by individual students.
To exclude weekends from course pacing, click the Settings icon . Then click the Skip Weekends link .
To manage blackout dates, click the Manage Blackout Dates link .
Note: The first assignment that is adjusted is based off the course start date. The second assignment that's adjusted is based off the first assignments due date.
To add blackout dates enter a title for the event in the Event Title field . Add a start date  and end date . To add the blackout dates, click the Add button .
To delete blackout dates, click the Delete button .
To save your changes, click the Save button .
Course Pacing start and end dates default to the course start date and end dates noted in Course Settings .
You can create a course pace to determine when course assignments are due using the assignments' Days field. By default, all course pacing assignments display the course start date.
To modify the number of days an assignment is due based on the course start date, use the Days field . Subsequent assignments display the adjusted due date . You can manage a subsequent assignment's due date using the Days field.
When a Course Pace has been created you can manage individual students , the start date displays the student's enrollment date. The student's end date is based on your determined course pace .
The student's assigned due dates display based on their enrollment date and the course pace .