This documentation is intended for those who manage ATutor systems. Also see the Instructor Documentation for more about creating and managing courses. Introduction. Welcome to the ATutor Instructor Documentation! Most of the course management tools are found in the Manage section and are available to. Welcome to the ATutor General User documentation. The information found here is applicable to both instructors and students. Also see the the Instructor.

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When you are finished, use Close to close the content editor.

Once this is done, the terms and their definitions will appear in the glossary and in the content. Download the latest version of ATutor and extract the new version into arutor same directory that the old one was in.

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The File Manager is a tool that allows you to upload files from your local system to be used in your course. If using plain text mode, just type the content in the Body window. For example, create a forum first, then associate it with your content. If you are unfamiliar with HTML, you can use the visual editor by clicking the Switch to handbool editor button.

Plain text mode is useful for quickly writing up text content. Open a web browser and enter the address to your new installation, http: For example previous Next.

Alternatively, you can manually type [? Valid colour options are blue, red, green, orange, purple, and gray. Links can be generated by inserting the [pid] and the [nid] codes in your ATutor content. The following eight steps describe the upgrade process as they are presented by the ATutor installer:. Once you have specified the terms you would like to define, you can go to the Glossary Terms tab to hadnbook the definitions.


HTML mode allows for extra features like text formatting and layout, but is a little more complex to use.

Rather than typing out content, it can be uploaded from a text or HTML file on your local file system. Keep in mind that uploading in this manner atutod replace any existing content in the Body window.

This can include things like links to stylesheets, or the actual stylesheet markup, or you may insert links to scripts, or the scripts themselves. Note that when importing eXe content, the stylesheet supplied with hwndbook content is replaced to avoid conflicts between eXe styles and ATutor styles.

It is highly recommended that you backup your old ATutor database before attempting an upgrade. If the parameters are not defined, the player size will default to x Selecting Web Link replaces the content editor atutlr with a text field into which a URL to an external Web site can be entered.

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The media tag can take two parameters to define the width and height of the play when it displays [media ]http: Be sure that Language Packs you have installed on your old version of ATutor are available for the new version, or be prepared to translate the atufor language.


HTML that normally appears in the head area of a Web page can be entered here. Using the Add Term link will add [? Arrange Content Next Chapter: The activity being added must first exist, having been created using the tool’s manager screen.

Supported formats currently include: If you have Custom Themes created, export those before upgrading, then import them back into the new version of ATutor after the upgrade is complete you may need to make a few adjustment after reimporting the custom themes if there have been changes in the ATutor.

In either plain text hanebook HTML formatting mode, you can insert terms to attutor the ATutor system which words you wish to mark as glossary terms. Once extracted, an ATutor directory will be created alongside your old ATutor directory.

Content can be created in either ‘plain text’ or ‘HTML’ hanbdook. See the Translator Documentation for more details. HTML content created in an external editor will have its head information displayed here when Pasting from a file see below after which you can upload the additional files like stylesheets or scripts, and adjust the links to point to the files in the course File Manager.