Control panel

The Control Panel

Most tools can be created using one of two approaches:

  1. Create a content area and build the tool using the Add Interactive Tool menu
  2. Build the tool using the Tools link in the control panel, then link to it in a content area or on the course menu
The control panel is the blue menu structure immediately below the course menu on the left side of your screen. While you can always see this panel, even while viewing with edit mode off, the student never sees the control panel.

You have access to the following through the control panel:

control panel

Each of these links will be explained in more detail in later portions of this help guide. Here, we're primarily concerned with content collection.

The content collection area