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Chalk - Use Course Tasks (Instructors)

This article explains how instructors create and view tasks in Chalk.

Why create a Task?

The Task tool helps students or groups to organize and manage course projects. Tasks allow you to create activities or "to-do lists" and assign priorities (high, normal, low) for each task. Instructors may view and track the status of a student's progress on any given task. Tasks may be created for all students or for specific groups of students within a Chalk course site.

Create a Task

  1. In Edit mode edit mode under Control Panel, click Course Tools.

  2. Select Tasks from the expanded menu.

  3. Select Create Course Task. create course task

  4. Enter a Name and Description for the task.

  5. Click the Date button to select a due date for the task.

  6. Optional Step: Click the Arrow to indicate a Priority for the Task. The default Priority is Normal.


  7. Click the Submit button to save the Task.

View Task Progress

  1. Under Control Panel, select Course Tools.
  2. Select Tasks from the expanded menu. Task Progress appears on the Tasks page.

Drill Down on Task Progress

  1. Click the Task Name to view additional information for a task.

  2. Additional details about the selected task appear.

Edit a Task

  1. Under Control Panel, select Course Tools.
  2. Select Tasks from the expanded menu.
  3. Select the arrow next to the task name.

  4. Select Edit, then enter any desired changes to the task.

Delete a Task

  1. Under Control Panel, select Course Tools.
  2. Select Tasks from the expanded menu.
  3. Click the checkbox next to the task name.

  4. Click the Delete button.



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Owner:LaQuanda J.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2011-09-19 09:38 CSTUpdated:2015-09-15 10:53 CST
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