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Indiana Wesleyan University Support Knowledge Base

Topic Page

Goal

After reviewing this guide you will have the knowledge needed to efficiently navigate the topic pages within your Brightspace course.

Descriptions

Header of a Topic Page

  • After selecting a topic from within a specific module/workshop, the material for that topic will be displayed. 

 

  • The title of the topic will appear above the material for that topic.

Course Menu, Topic Page title - Students.png

 

  • Above a topic's title, there is a breadcrumb trail that links back to the respective module/workshop listed.

Course Menu, Topic Page history trail - Students.png

 

  • After the topic's title, there is a grouping of four buttons.

Course Menu, Topic Page side menus - Students.png

 

  • Select the bookmark button to toggle between bookmarking and unbookmarking the topic page (review the Bookmarking guide for an understanding of how this function works within Brightspace).

Course Menu, Topic Page bookmark button - Students.png

 

  • Select the expand button to open the topic page in full screen view within a new window.

Course Menu, Topic Page full screen button - Students.png

 

  • The forward and backward arrows will assist you in navigating to the next or previous topic page.

Course Menu, Topic Page navigation buttons top - Students.png

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Side Panel Menu

  • Select the expand button to display the flyout side panel menu.

Course Menu, Side Panel flyout button expand - Students.png

 

  • To return to the Course Menu page, follow the "Table of Contents" link.

Course Menu, Side Panel table of contents link.png

 

  • The forward and backward arrows allow you to navigate to either the next or previous module/workshop's list of topic pages.

Course Menu, Side Panel module arrows - Students.png

 

  • The topic page you are currently accessing will have a gray background behind the topic name. 

 

  • Next to a topic page's title is the completion checkbox (review the Completing Topics guide for an understanding of how this function works within Brightspace).

Course Menu, Side Panel topic completion box - Students.png

 

  • Select a topic title to navigate to the page.

Course Menu, Side Panel topic name link - Students.png

 

  • To close the flyout menu, utilize the collapse arrow or select an area anywhere on the page.

Course Menu, Side Panel flyout button collapse - Students.png

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Footer of a Topic Page

  • Selecting the "Reflect in ePortfolio" button will allow you to create a reflection item in your ePortfolio.

Course Menu, Topic Page ePortfolio button - Students.png

 

  • Using the "Download" button will download a HTML file version of the topic page onto your device.

Course Menu, Topic Page download button - Students.png

 

  • Choosing the "Print" button provides the capability to print the topic page or save it is as PDF onto your device.

Course Menu, Topic Page print button - Students.png

 

  • The forward and backward arrows will move you between the next or previous topic pages.

Course Menu, Topic Page navigation buttons bottom - Students.png

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