This documentation is intended for those who manage ATutor systems. Also see the Instructor Documentation for more about creating and managing courses. Introduction. Welcome to the ATutor Instructor Documentation! Most of the course management tools are found in the Manage section and are available to. Welcome to the ATutor General User documentation. The information found here is applicable to both instructors and students. Also see the the Instructor.

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When a student views a content page formatted as a Web Link, the content of the external site becomes the content of the ATutor page. When you are finished, use Close to close the content editor.

ATutor Handbook

While editing or creating content, it is wise to frequently Save your content. Once uploaded, the content of that file will be displayed in the Body window. Open a web browser and enter the address to your new installation, http: This section has not yet been translated to your requested language. If using plain text mode, just type the content in the Body window. Hanbook that this does not save your content first so any unsaved content will be lost. HTML content created in an external editor will have its head information displayed here when Pasting from a file see below after which you can handbbook the yandbook files like stylesheets or scripts, and adjust the links to point to the files in the course File Manager.


Use the appropriate colour icon to insert colour tags into the content. See the Translator Documentation for more details. The File Manager is a tool that allows you to upload files from your local system to be used in your course. The following eight steps describe the upgrade process as they are presented by handbkok ATutor installer:.

Once extracted, an ATutor directory will be created alongside your old ATutor directory. This can include things like links to stylesheets, or the actual stylesheet handvook, or you may insert links to scripts, or the scripts themselves. Supported formats currently include: Once you have specified the terms you would like to define, you can go to the Glossary Terms tab to write the definitions. Before upgrading, rename your old ATutor directory. If the parameters are not defined, the player size will default to x In either plain text handdbook HTML formatting mode, you can insert terms to tell the ATutor system which words you wish to mark as glossary terms.

ATutor Handbook

Modules must be reinstalled after an upgrade. Also be sure the System Requirements are still met. Alternatively, you can manually type [? If you have made custom changes the the language, you may wish to export the customized language using the language manager.


Additional metadata can also be entered here. Rather than typing out content, it can be uploaded from a text or HTML file on your local file system. If you are unfamiliar with HTML, you can use the visual editor by clicking the Switch to visual editor button.

Like code and termscolour may be added to text content in the same way. Note that when importing eXe content, the stylesheet supplied with its content is replaced to avoid conflicts between eXe styles and ATutor styles.

Using the Add Term link will add [? The old language will be removed during upgrade.

In either plain handobok or HTML formatting mode, you can insert code which is useful for differentiating blocks of text like math equations, program code, or quotations from the rest of the text content. Valid colour options are blue, red, green, orange, purple, and gray. Plain text mode is useful for quickly writing up text content. Note that any extra spaces between characters will be removed i. Once this is done, the terms and their definitions handnook appear in the glossary and in the content.