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Upload Readings and Documents
Instructors can add readings, instruction documents, and other files to their LATTE courses by "Adding a Resource."
Add a Resource (Readings & Documents)
Step 1: Click the "Turn Editing On" button on the upper right side of your course homepage.
Step 2: Click the Add an Activity or Resource link within the topic section you would like to create a resource.Step 3: Select File from the Resources menu.
Step 4: Enter a name and description for the selected resource. On the Edit page, drag the files from your computer's file menu into the box with the arrow. (Skip steps 5 and 6)
Or you may click the Add... button to find them manually. (Proceed to steps 5 and 6)
Step 5: Select the Add... button.
Step 6: You will see an Upload a file link on the left side of the box that just popped up. Click the link and then click on Choose File in the new menu that appears.
Step 7: Select Save and return to course.
Note: There is no longer a central File Directory like there was in the previous version of LATTE. Now files are stored directly in the topic section that you save them.
You can choose to open a new window to display any resource you have uploaded.
To Display a Resource in a New Window:
Step 1: While adding your resource, click the Appearance Tab to see the above options.
Step 2: Select the drop down menu next to Display and choose the way you would like the resource to open for people who click on it.
Step 3: Select the options for the window:
This setting, together with the file type and whether the browser allows embedding, determines how the file is displayed. Options may include:
- Automatic - The best display option for the file type is selected automatically
- Embed - The file is displayed within the page below the navigation bar together with the file description and any blocks.
- Note - This may not work with every file type.
- Force Download - The user is prompted to download the file
- Open - Only the file is displayed in the browser window
- In pop-up - The file is displayed in a new browser window without menus or an address bar
- In frame - The file is displayed within a frame below the navigation bar and file description
- New window - The file is displayed in a new browser window with menus and an address bar