How to Create a Subcourse Activity

How to Create a Subcourse Activity

You need Trainer or Admin access to be able to perform this action.


Subcourse is an activity module that represents the final grade obtained in another course. This allows to create "meta-gradebook" in one course, where all final grades from other courses are aggregated.


Note: You need to enroll all the students located from the other courses into the newly created course for Subcourse activity, see this guide to learn more on How to Enrol/Unenrol Users in a Course.

To setup Subcourse activity follow the steps below:

Step 1: Log-in your account

 


Step 2: After log-in click Site Administration -> Courses -> Manage Courses



 


Step 3: Go to the unit/course where you will create the subcourse activity. Click create new course on the selected unit/course

 

Step 4: Input the correct details of the course. After doing that click on Turn Editing On

 

Step 5: Input the correct course on Topic 1 and click on Add an activity or resource


Step 6: Choose Subcourse

 

 

 

Step 7: Input the correct Subcourse name which should be the same as the course title

 


Step 8: In the referenced course section choose the correct unit/course

Step 9: In the Subcourse activity link section, tick open in a new window

Step 10: In the Activity Completion section, choose show activity as complete when conditions are met

 

 


Step 11: Make sure to edit the Gradebeook Setup of the course according to which subcourses activity would like to be included to the final grade. (From the Course page, click the gear icon and choose 'Gradebook setup' from the drop down menu) 





Repeat this process depending on how many units there are in the course. Take note that the referenced course should always match the unit/course.
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