What are Basic site templates?

There are two Basic site templates - one for collaboration sites and one for course sites. Both Basic collaboration and course site template are designed to provide basic features for communicating, sharing, organizing, and archiving documents, and conducting online discussions. The Basic course site template also includes features for conducting learning activities and grading.

What tools are included the Basic collaboration site template?

What tools are included the Basic collaboration site template?

Sites created from the Basic collaboration site template give all site participants access to:

Site creators and any site participants in the Owner and Administrator roles also have access to the Template Help at the top of the left tools menu for information on setting up and using features in their site. Note: Template Help is is not visible to Members and Observers in the site.

Other tools can be added or removed in the new site by following the steps in How do I add a tool to my site? or How do I remove a tool from my site?

What tools are included in the Basic course site template?

What tools are included in the Basic course site template?

The Basic course template incorporates basic features for courses, including...

  •    Overview
  •    Syllabus
  •    Announcements
  •    Anonymous Feedback
  •    Assignments
  •    Forums
  •    Gradebook Classic
  •    Resources
  •    Roster - This tool is only available to those in the Instructor, Secondary Instructor or Teaching Assistant role.  It is not available to those in the Student role.
  •    Site Email
  •    Site Info

Other tools can be added or removed in the new site by following the steps in How do I add a tool to my site? or How do I remove a tool from my site?