Content Areas - Building Content
Content can be placed into a Content Area by clicking in the left hand side navigation and opening the Content Area. There are 4 categories for content: Build Content, Assessments, Tools, and Partner Content.
Build Content contains all types of content you can create within your course. There are options to create content, create a new page, or create a Mashup. All of this content can be organized in folders to create a structure and flow through the organization.
Create Assessment allow you to add the following: Test, Surveys, Assignments and Self and Peer Assessments. All of these items will automatically generate a column in the Grade Center
Add Interactive Tools can be used to collaborate with the students in your course. The tools available in the menu include: Discussion Boards, Blogs, Journals, Wikis, Groups, Chat and Virtual Classroom.
Partner Content feature allow you to add the textbooks that you use within your course as a content