External Links (area)
|Resources Tool – All folders files and links are stored in the Trunk Resources Tool
Lessons Tool – Content (files and links) can be created, stored and sequentially displayed as modules in the Lessons Tool
Syllabus Tool – Instructors can create, link and display their course syllabus in the Syllabus Tool. The course syllabus can be published on the site and/or to the public
Web Content Tool – Instructors can create Content Menu links to other web sites.
|Announcements||Announcements Tool – Similar to an online bulletin board, the Announcements Tool allows instructors to keep participants apprised of upcoming activities and events.|
|Calendar||Calendar Tool – This tool allows instructors to schedule and keep track of upcoming activities and deadlines and display that information to students in an electronic calendar.|
|Chat||Chat Tool – The Chat tool allows instructors and students to hold unstructured online conversations by exchanging text messages in
|Discussion Board||Forums Tool – The Forums tool allows students to hold structured conversations that are organized into categories and topics.|
|Messages Tool – Instructors and students use the Messages tool to send private messages to each other and to groups in a site through internal course mail or external e-mail.
Mailtool – The Mailtool allows instructors and students to send email from a site to anyone, whether or not the recipients are course site members.
E-Mail Archive – The Email Archive tool enables site participants to send e-mails to all participants on a site using a listserv-type address generated automatically by Trunk. These e-mails are stored on the site.
|Assignments (tool, not area)
Digital Drop Box
|Assignments Tool – The Assignments tool enables instructors to create, post, collect, grade, and return online assignments.|
|Grade Center||Gradebook2 – The Gradebook2 tool allows instructors to calculate, store, and distribute
grade information to students online.
|Tests & Quizes Tool – Instructors use the Tests & Quizzes tool to create online
assessments, such as tests and quizzes, for delivery to students through a
List Modify User
|Site Editor / Add Participants – Instructors can manually add participants to their site and assign them a particular role using the Add Participants Tool.
Site Editor / Edit Class
Rosters – Here instructors can see the names and roles for each official
Site Editor – Instructors can see
|Manage Groups||Site Editor / Manage Groups – Instructors can use the Manage Groups to create site groups and populate those groups with user accounts. The output of various Trunk tools may then be assigned to a particular group.
Sections Tool – Instructors can create discussion, lab or recitation sections and populate those sections with user accounts. The output of various Trunk tools may then be assigned to a particular section.
|Manage Course Menu||Site Editor / Edit Tools – Instructors can add or remove tools to and from the left Tool Menu using this tool.|
|Course Copy||Site Editor / Import From Site – Instructors can merge or replace all the content from one site to another site.
Resources Tool – Instructors can copy or move content from one site to another site.
|Course Statistics||Site Statistics – The Site Statistics tool allows instructors to display user statistics organized in both tables and graphs|
|Profile2 Tool – The Profile2 tool provides basic contact and academic information, image upload and a Facebook-style social networking functionality.|