Creating a course without a template

FELIX 10-020

What you need to know

To create courses in FELIX you need authoring rights. First, log in to FELIX with your HFU account. Then request authoring rights from FELIX Support by sending a ticket (see also "Write ticket" below).

What you have to do

  1. Click on "Authoring" (above).

  2. Click on "Create" and select "Course".

    • The "Create course" window opens. By default, you create a "Conventional course".

  3. Enter a title for your event and click "Create".

    • Do not use umlauts and avoid all other special characters except (), /\, -, _. Use the following routine for clarity:
      Title_ if applicable, degree program _ (your last name), example: Marketing_WNB_(Huebner).

    • The Administration area of the course opens.

    • Here you can design the information page for your course and administer important course settings.

  4. In the "Execution" tab, select the desired semester to show how up-to-date the course in the catalog is, then press "Save".

  5. Click on "Administration" (above) and select "Course editor".

    • The course opens in the editor view.

  6. Select the desired course elements under "Insert course elements" (above) (see Helpcards starting from Internal link opens in the same window:30-010).

  7. Click the red cross (top right) to close the Course editor. Select the "Publish automatically" option to publish the change. 

  8. To make your course accessible for your students, under "Administration" open "Settings" and there the tab "Share".
    Add a booking method of your choice under "Access for participants" (see recommendation below). You can learn more about the different access methods in Helpcard Internal link opens in the same window:10-030.
    Also enter your course in the catalog (see Helpcards Internal link opens in the same window:10-030 and Internal link opens in the same window:10-040).

  9. Lastly, you need to change your course status from "Preparation" to "Published".

Problems or questions?