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Using the Course Preview

Overview

The course Preview allows you to publish a preview version of the course in order to verify and experience the course from the perspectives of faculty members and students.

Preview a Course as Faculty

To Preview a course as faculty:

  1. Navigate to the course that you want to preview.
  2. Click the Preview button on the far right of your screen.
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  3. If the course has not had a Preview section deployed before, you will see this message at the bottom of your screen. Click Deploy Preview Section to deploy an initial Preview section.
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If the course has had a Preview section deployed in the past, click Re-deploy Preview Section. This will ensure that any modifications to the course since the last deployment are included in a new section.
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  1. Click the Preview as Instructor button.

The preview will open in a new tab and the name of the course on both the browser tab and in the course itself will show PRVW denoting that you are viewing a Preview section of the course.

You can now interact with the course as if you were faculty/instructor.

Preview a Course as a Student

To Preview a course as a student:

  1. Navigate to the course that you want to preview.
  2. Click the Preview button on the far right of your screen.
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  3. If the course has not had a Preview section deployed before, you will see the message below. Click Deploy Preview Section to create an initial Preview section.

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If the course has had a Preview section deployed in the past, click Re-deploy Preview Section. This will ensure that any modifications to the course since the last deployment are included in a new section.

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  1. Click the Preview as Student button and the preview will open in a new tab.

You can now interact with the course as if you were a student.

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