ARCHIVED: Oncourse Glossary tool: Overview

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What it does

In the Oncourse portfolio environment, the Glossary tool provides definitions for row and column names in matrices. When participants mouse over a row or column name that matches a term in the Glossary, a short description or definition is displayed. When participants click the name, a separate window opens containing a long description and/or other related information. Site coordinators often use the long description to provide detailed information on objectives, outcomes, or standards represented by each row in the matrix.

Key concepts

Term: The word or phrase to be described. The term must be identical to the corresponding row or column name in order for the Glossary entry to work.

Short description: The description that appears when a user mouses over a column or row name with a matching Glossary entry.

Long description: The description that appears when a user clicks a column or row name with a matching Glossary entry.

Things to consider

The Glossary entry and associated descriptions for a row or column should be general enough to apply and be equally correct for all cells in that row or column.

Help documentation

For help documentation about the Glossary tool, see ARCHIVED: Glossary.

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Last modified on 2018-01-18 16:13:37.

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