Managing calendar events

Note  If you belong to a group within your course, you can manage Calendar events for your group.

  1. Editing calendar events
  2. Add a location
  3. Set due dates for course content
  4. Manage event recurrence and restrictions
  5. Add an event presenter
  6. Delete an event
  7. Change default event duration

Editing calendar events

There are a variety of details you can add to your event from the Create Event page. You can add these details while creating an event for the first time, or when you edit it.

Access editing options

Do one of the following:

Add a location

To Do this

Add a custom location

In Location, select Custom from the drop-down list. Enter the location in the text box.

Note  If you don't see a drop-down list, or your location isn't available, your location may be set to Inactive. Contact your administrator to set your location to Active.

Set due dates for course content

If an availability event is not showing in the Calendar, this indicates that you must set its due dates:

  1. Click Set Due Dates in the calendar content area.
  2. Browse the modules of your course and select any module or topic. Click Add.
  3. In Set Due Dates, enter a Description of the event. Enter a Start or Due Date, or both.

    Note  You cannot select a module or topic that already has a start date or due date. To edit these events, search for them in the Calendar or in Manage Dates.

Note  The availability event displays on the due date unless the object only has a start date - in that case, the event displays on the start date. The full availability range always displays in the event details.

Manage event recurrence and restrictions

To Do this

Add an event recurrence

  1. Enter the event you wish to add a recurrence to.
  2. Click Add Recurrence in the When section.
  3. Set your recurrence options for the event.

Add an event restriction

  1. Enter the event you wish to add a restriction to.
  2. Click Add Restriction in the When section.
  3. Set your restriction options for the event.

Add an event presenter

  1. In the Presenters section, click Add Presenters. Click Manage Presenter Roles to edit and create roles.
  2. Select the presenter from the list of users.
  3. Specify the options for each presenter.

Note If you don't see the Presenters section, contact your Administrator to configure the DOME variable that controls whether events can add presenters.

Delete an event

Do one of the following:

Change default event duration

To change the default event duration of one half-hour, do the following:

  1. Click Settings in the calendar views area.
  2. Under Default Event Duration, use the drop-down list to make your time selection. Click Save.

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