The Course Feature provides a way for academic departments to showcase the courses and automatically link the Faculty member bios to the page. In addition to Graduate and Undergraduate course listing pages, a dynamic block is available to display related courses on the Faculty member’s bio page.
Add courses to your site
- Click on Content -> Add content -> Course in the toolbar.
- Complete the following ﬁelds where applicable following the help text to format correctly:
- Add the course name, day-time, term and year.
- Select Undergraduate or Graduate to indicate which type of course it is.
- Choose the Faculty member from the auto-complete field (the faculty member must be added first in order for them to be available in this list).
- Enter the link to the official Yale University online course information (http://students.yale.edu/oci). Locate the course, right-click on the link and open the course in a new window to get the URL for the class.
- Enter the course description in the Course Description field.
- Click on the Save button to save the page and publish it live.
- The course automatically display on the Course listing based on the type of course entered.
Displaying Courses on Faculty Profiles
You can display a list of courses linked to the Faculty Profile by:
- assigning the View: Courses: Dynamic Faculty Block to the Content Region.
Fields may be added and Views adjusted as desired.
The Course Content Type has the following ﬁelds:
- Course name – name of the course
- Day/Time – Day and time the course takes place.
- Course Status – Graduate or Undergraduate course.
- Course Term– Spring, Summer or Fall .
- Professor/Faculty Member – link to Faculty Member who teaches the course.
- Link to OCI - Link to the official Yale University Online Course listing.
- Course Description – Description of the course.
- Undergraduate Course Page – listing of Undergraduate courses in a Views accordion display. Page url is set to yoursite.yale.edu/courses
- Graduate Course Page – listing of Graduate courses in a Views accordion display. Page URL is set to yoursite.yale.edu/graduate-courses
- Dynamic Faculty Block – displays courses for the Faculty Member directly on their profile page.