VoiceThread is missing from my OAKS homepage

Issue:

The VoiceThread access link has disappeared from my OAKS class homepage.
Can't access VoiceThread from my OAKS Course Homepage.

Environment:

OAKS

Cause:

This is normally caused by the professor using a Custom OAKS Homepage. 

Resolution:

You can resolve the issue in two ways:

Put back the ORIGINAL OAKS Course Home

  1. From in your OAKS class go to Management > Edit Course in the upper navigation.
  2. Choose Homepages
  3. Under Active Homepage select CofC Default Cousre Homepage
  4. Click Apply

Remake your CUSTOM OAKS Course Home

  1. From in your OAKS class go to Management > Edit Course in the upper navigation.
  2. Choose Homepages
  3. Next to the CofC Default Course Homepage choose Copy from the dropdown menu next to the link.  A new copy should appear.
  4. Click on the new homepage’s name to enter edit mode.
  5. Enter a Name and Description for your homepage. NOTE:  if this homepage will be something you want to use over and over again then make the name more generic such as “Mendi’s Homepage.”
  6. Add widgets by clicking the appropriate Add Widgets button to add widgets to your homepage in that area of the page. The table under Widgets should relate to the layout you chose in above.  NOTE:  You will need to create any custom widgets BEFORE you can add them to your homepage.
  7. You can move widgets from one area of the page to another or changing the order by clicking and dragging on the widget header.
  8. You can delete a widget by mousing-over a widget and clicking on the X from the upper right corner of the widget.
  9. Click Save and Close.
  10. Activate your course homepage
    1. Your new course homepage is not available until you set it as the active homepage for your course.
    2. Select the homepage you want for your course from the Active Homepage drop-down list.
    3. Click Apply.
    4. Click Course Home to see the new homepage.

 

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Details

Article ID: 43149
Created
Mon 11/27/17 3:51 PM
Modified
Thu 2/27/20 3:58 PM