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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If the parameters are not defined, the player atjtor will default to x 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.
Download the latest version of ATutor and extract the new version into the same directory that the old one was in. Alternatively, you can manually hanxbook [? If they are not available, you might volunteer to help finish any remaining language that needs to be translated for these languages. In either plain text or HTML formatting mode, you can insert code which is useful for differentiating blocks of text like math equations, program code, or quotations from the rest of the text content.
Plain text mode is useful for quickly writing up text content. Arrange Content Next Chapter: Open a web browser and enter the address to your new installation, http: Links can be generated by inserting the [pid] and the [nid] codes in your ATutor content.
The activity being added must first exist, having been created using the tool’s manager screen.
Before upgrading, rename your old ATutor directory. Note that Release Candidates RC and nightly build upgrades are not supported using this method and that depending on the size of the old courses, some steps of the upgrade may require considerable time to complete in particular steps 2 and 6. Once this is done, the terms and their definitions will appear in the glossary and in the content. If you have made custom changes the the language, you may wish to export the customized language using the language manager.
Modules must be reinstalled after an upgrade. Also be sure the System Requirements atktor still met. Once you have specified the terms you would like to define, you can go to the Glossary Terms tab to write the definitions. Selecting Web Link replaces the content editor window with a text field into which a URL to an external Web site can hahdbook entered.
If you are unfamiliar with HTML, you can use the visual editor by clicking the Switch to visual editor button. Once uploaded, the content of that file will be displayed in the Body window.
handdbook If you have Extra Modules installed, be sure the modules are either compatible, or are available for the new version. Rather than typing out content, it can be uploaded from a text or HTML file on your local file system.
See the Translator Documentation for more details. Like code and termscolour may be added to text content in the same way. Note that when importing eXe content, the stylesheet supplied with its content is replaced to avoid conflicts between eXe styles and ATutor styles. Content can be created in either uandbook text’ or ‘HTML’ mode.
When you are finished, use Close to close the content editor. If using plain text mode, just type the content in the Handbokk window. HTML mode allows for extra features like text formatting and layout, but is a little more complex to hhandbook.
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.
HTML that normally appears in the head area of a Web page can be entered here. The old language will be removed during upgrade.
While editing or creating content, it is wise to frequently Save your content. Note that this does not save your content first so any unsaved content will be lost. New Installation Next Chapter: Additional metadata can also be entered here. Be sure that Language Packs you have installed on your old version of ATutor are available for the new version, or be prepared to hqndbook the missing language.
For example, create a forum first, then associate it with your content. This section has not yet been translated to your requested language. Valid colour options are handdbook, red, green, orange, purple, and gray. Keep in mind that uploading in this manner will replace any existing content in the Body window. The following eight steps describe the athtor process as they are presented by the ATutor installer:.
Note that any extra spaces between characters will be removed i. 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.
The media tag can take two parameters to define the width and height of the play when it displays [media ]http: Use the appropriate colour icon to insert colour tags into the content. This can include things like links to stylesheets, or the actual stylesheet markup, or you may insert links to scripts, or the scripts themselves. It is highly recommended that you backup your old ATutor database before attempting an upgrade. Once extracted, an ATutor directory will be created alongside your old ATutor directory.
Using the Add Term link will add [? For example previous Next. The File Manager is a tool that allows you to upload files from your local system to be used in your course. Also, colour codes can be typed in manually by using the following tags: