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Course Content Areas

Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> Content Areas <end definition>. are top-level containers that organize and store course content, such as lecture notes, assignments, and tests. Content Areas that are available to users make up the Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> Course Menu <end definition>. that appears as links in the frame on the left side of the course. To access a Content Area, click its name on the Course Menu. The content appears in the Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> content frame <end definition>.. Typical Content Areas that you might see are Instructor Info, Assignments, Tests, My Grades, and the names of units that correspond to the work you will complete throughout your course.

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Your instructor or administrator creates the names of the areas in a course, which may differ from the names shown in this section. The Content Area names can also change course by course within your institution.

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To learn more about content items, see About the Course Content.