This article is for use by EdgeEX Beta users.
These options will be available in Fall 2023.
Frequently asked questions
Although both heritage and EdgeEX courses allow start and target dates to be set for a course or enrollment, EdgeEX offers a significant amount of new functionality related to these dates. This functionality is controlled from the Course Options section of each hub.
Setting the Start and Target Dates is done when creating a Section. Courses do not have associated dates, because students are enrolled in Sections and not directly in Courses.
While the Term Type options of Fixed Term and Rolling Enrollment are visible in the Start and Target Dates section, they are not editable from here.
EdgeEX courses have 2 new options to control student access to a course outside of the Start/Target window:
When turned on, the student course tile provides a message showing why a course is locked and displays a lock icon.
Start and target date options
The start and target date options are as follows:
|Lock Course Before Start Date||When this option is on, students can see the course on their homepage, but they will not be able to launch it until midnight (local district time) on the Start Date.||Defaults to Off.||EdgeEX courses only|
|Lock Course After Target Date||When this option is on, students can see the course on their homepage, but they will not be able to launch it after the Target Date (or after a specified number of days after the Target Date has passed). Students get a 7-day countdown on the homepage when the lock date is approaching.||
||EdgeEX courses only|
Customizing start and target date options
For procedures to customize the options described above, refer to Updating course options.
For procedures to add or update the actual start and target dates, reference the following: