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Name: How to Use the Collection Composer
ID: m10288
Language: English (en)
Summary: Instructions on how to use the Connexions Collection Composer (formerly known as the Course Composer).
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: collection, collection composer, course, course composer, group, module, tutorial
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Connexions (cnx@cnx.org), Sarah Coppin (coppin@alumni.rice.edu), Mark Husband (mshusband@comcast.net), Max Starkenburg (maxwell@cnx.org)
Copyright Holders: Connexions (cnx@cnx.org), Sarah Coppin (coppin@alumni.rice.edu), Mark Husband (mshusband@comcast.net)
Maintainers: Connexions (cnx@cnx.org), Sarah Coppin (coppin@alumni.rice.edu), Mark Husband (mshusband@comcast.net), Max Starkenburg (maxwell@cnx.org), Christine Donica (mizar@alumni.rice.edu), Jenn Drummond (jenn@rice.edu), Brent Hendricks (brentmh@rice.edu), Adan Galvan (agalvan@gmail.com), Kyle Barnhart (barnhart@rice.edu)

Latest version: 2.26 (history)
First publication date: Aug 9, 2001 12:00 am -0500
Last revision to module: Jul 26, 2011 12:24 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 2.26 Jul 26, 2011 12:24 pm -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
Spun off any information that didn't have to do with the collection composer (i.e. previewing and publishing collections, or updating collection metadata) into separate modules.

Version: 2.25 Nov 4, 2010 2:44 pm -0500 by Max Starkenburg
Changes:
Revamped module to include narrative using screenshots of the new collection composer. Updated a lot of out-of-date instructions/info, and reformatted the valid ones that I left in.

Version: 2.24 Aug 12, 2009 12:06 pm -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Changes:
Updated links to images from absolute to relative URLs

Version: 2.23 Jun 30, 2009 1:11 pm -0500 by Kyle Barnhart
Changes:
Updated screenshots and text to reflect the latest changes to the authoring interface.

Version: 2.22 Jun 7, 2006 2:23 pm -0500 by Mark Husband
Changes:
removed references to roadmap

Version: 2.21 Jun 6, 2006 11:31 am -0500 by Mark Husband
Changes:
spelling errors

Version: 2.20 Apr 28, 2006 2:15 pm -0500 by Mark Husband
Changes:
update roles description

Version: 2.19 Feb 22, 2006 5:49 pm -0600 by Mark Husband
Changes:
Updated with new logo images.

Version: 2.18 Apr 18, 2005 4:29 pm -0500 by Mark Husband
Changes:
Explained that a module must be published before it can be added to a course. 

Version: 2.17 Aug 13, 2004 5:04 pm -0500 by Mark Husband
Changes:
resize image files

Version: 2.16 Jun 25, 2004 3:28 pm -0500 by Mark Husband
Changes:
Term consistency updates.

Version: 2.15 Mar 16, 2004 10:27 am -0600 by Mark Husband
Changes:
added internal link

Version: 2.14 Mar 15, 2004 10:45 pm -0600 by Jenn Drummond
Changes:
Some factual fixes for an upcoming course printing.

Version: 2.13 Mar 15, 2004 6:21 pm -0600 by Adan Galvan
Changes:
 made small changes to the text

Version: 2.12 Mar 12, 2004 9:05 am -0600 by Mark Husband
Changes:
Updated image files for PDF printing.

Version: 2.11 Feb 4, 2004 9:14 am -0600 by Mark Husband
Changes:
replaced .eps image files for print version. small edits on headings.

Version: 2.10 Jan 28, 2004 1:17 pm -0600 by Mark Husband
Changes:
Updated document for new course composer interface.

Version: 2.9 Nov 3, 2003 9:40 am -0600 by Adan Galvan
Changes:
changed one word.

Version: 2.8 Sep 19, 2003 3:54 pm -0500 by Adan Galvan
Changes:
added not on orange line

Version: 2.7 Sep 19, 2003 2:32 pm -0500 by Adan Galvan
Changes:
updated to include information about submitting the course

Version: 2.6 Oct 22, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
fixed broken image

Version: 2.5 Oct 22, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
updated image

Version: 2.4 Oct 21, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
updated to reflect latest version of course composer

Version: 2.3 Aug 2, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
auditing this module.
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Version: 2.2 Aug 10, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Added link to the Course Composer.

Version: 2.1 Aug 10, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
A tutorial on how to use the course composer.

Version: 2.0 Aug 9, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Added initial template for new module m10288

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