Instructor Dashboard: Add New Topic

In the LMS Topics tab, you will be able to view all of the topics you have created. To create a new topic, simply click on the “add new” button located on the top-left portion of the page. Clicking on this button will lead you to the Topic Page.

The course page is divided into four parts.

The first part is the body, where you will be adding the topic title and the topic content.

The second part is the editing panel where you can add templates on your topic content. Clicking on the “addition/plus” icon, you will be able to make a variety of editing options and some additions to enhance your topic. Aside from editing your text, you can add various media like photos, audio, links or URLs, or even embed YouTube videos or twitter codes.

To preview your work, click on the “preview” button found on the top-right portion of the page. This will allow you to see what your topic would look like after doing all of your editing before you update or publish your topic.

Clicking the “three dots in column” icon will show you to options menu pertaining to the topic page itself. It will allow you to see what is visible in your topic page. You have the option to pin the top toolbars at the editing panel to be able to easily access all the block and document tools in a single place. There is also the Spotlight mode where you can focus on one block at a time. And there is the full screen mode to allow you to work without distraction.

The third part of the topic page is the side panel. You can gain access to this part by clicking the “gear” icon. The side panel has two tabs, document and Block. The first to be discussed will be the document tab.

The document tab will allow you to see the status and visibility of your topic and check the number of post views and even move it to trash. Below this, you can find the permalink where, under the URL Slug bar, you can change the URL of your topic.

Further down, you can find the topic Categories section where you can add categories on your selected topic. Below that is the topic tag section where you can add tags associated with your topic. The next option is where you can add feature image for your topic. As you go down, you can view the associated contents and content type and add whatever icon you want. Also, you can view from here the associated contents of your topics.

The next will be the Block tab.

Under the block tab, you can resize every block texts and even change the font and background color.

The fourth and last part of the Lesson page is the bottom of the page holding the Note Options

The Note options will allow you to either enable or disable the ability of your students to take notes during the duration of the topic. You can also make a default note title and make your own note to put reminders or whatever comments you wish to make for your students on their own notes.