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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Use the appropriate colour icon to insert colour tags into the content. The following eight steps describe the upgrade process as they are presented by the ATutor installer:. Alternatively, you can manually type [? In either plain text or HTML formatting mode, you can insert terms to tell the ATutor system which words you wish to mark as glossary terms.

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 handbooi to point to the files in the course File Manager. Note that this does not save your content first so any unsaved content will be lost. When a student views a content page formatted as a Web Link, the content of the external site becomes the content of the ATutor page.


The File Manager is a tool that allows you to upload files from your local system to be used in hsndbook course. If using plain text mode, just type the content in the Body window.

The old language will be removed during upgrade. Open a web browser and enter the address to your new installation, http: Once extracted, an ATutor directory will be created alongside your old Afutor directory. Modules must be reinstalled after an upgrade.

Also be sure the System Requirements are still met. See the Translator Documentation for more details.

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Download the latest gandbook of ATutor and extract the new version into the same directory that the old one was in. Arrange Content Next Chapter: If you are unfamiliar with HTML, you can use the visual editor by clicking the Switch to visual editor button.

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

Content can be created in either ‘plain text’ or ‘HTML’ mode. The media tag can take two parameters to define the width and height of the play when it displays [media ]http: HTML that normally appears in the head area of a Web page can be entered here.

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Once uploaded, the content of that file will be displayed in the Body window. Once you have specified the terms you would like to define, you can go to the Glossary Terms tab to write the definitions. If you have Extra Modules installed, be sure the modules are either compatible, or are available for the new version.


If the parameters are not defined, the player size will default to x HTML mode allows for extra features like text formatting and layout, but is a little more complex to use. 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 missing language. hqndbook

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Also, colour codes can be typed in manually by using the following tags: Rather than typing out content, it can be uploaded from a text or HTML atutoe on your local file system. Valid colour options are blue, red, green, orange, purple, and gray.

Note that when importing eXe content, the stylesheet supplied with its content is replaced to avoid conflicts between eXe styles and ATutor styles. Supported formats currently include: Using the Add Term link will add [? The activity being added must first exist, having been created using the tool’s manager screen.