# [LON-CAPA-cvs] cvs: loncom /html/adm/help/tex Sequence_Top-Level.tex

raeburn raeburn at source.lon-capa.org
Mon Sep 9 16:56:14 EDT 2013

raeburn		Mon Sep  9 20:56:14 2013 EDT

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Log:
- Clarification of top level map, and about procedure for requesting a course.

--- loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Sequence_Top-Level.tex:1.3	Tue Feb 15 14:43:00 2005
+++ loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Sequence_Top-Level.tex	Mon Sep  9 20:56:14 2013
@@ -9,9 +9,29 @@

\caption{Creating a New Course\label{Creating a New Course Figure}}
\end{figure}
+
Courses have a Top-level map which defines the whole course. This Top-Level
map will often contain maps corresponding to homework assignments,
chapters, or units. To view your maps, you will need to make them part of
-a course. Only Domain Coordinators can make courses and set their Top-level
-maps, so work with your Domain Coordinator if you need to view your maps.
+a course.
+
+When a course is first created a top-level map will be generated. This top-level
+map will be an internal'' sequence file which is managed using the
+\textbf{Course Editor}.  It is also possible to set a course's Top-Level map to
+be a published sequence, but that is very rarely done.  In that case the Course Editor
+would no longer be used to manage course content.
+
+In the typical case a course's Main Content'' arae corresponds to the top-level map,
+an the Course Editor is used to add, remove or re-order content within it. Users
+assigned the role of Course Coordinator in a course will upload content
+or import published content into the course. Folders and sub-folders
+can be created using the Course Editor, and content uploaded/imported into them.
+
+The content can include published maps (both sequences and pages). Sequences will
+appear as folders in the Course Contents listing.  See the Course Coordination manual
+your roles screen, and select the Request course'' item in the Functions menu. If not,