D2L Course File Management Standards

The guidlelines within this document should be used when creating course files within D2L at UW-Platteville. Examples are provided for ease of interpretation.

Course File Management Standards

File Management Structure

Folder.pngCourse Notes (This module is always set Draft)
Folder.pngInstructor Information (Folder)
File.png Instructor Guide
File.png Outcomes-Assessment Mapping Document
File.png Complete Course Map
File.png Instructor Files for Maintenance (SU and SP/FA Calendars)
Folder.pngRevision and Development Notes (Folder)
File.png ID-Author Notes
File.png Content Submission Checklist
File.png Course Checks
File.png ID-Editor Notes
File.png Editor-Author Notes
File.png Course Template Change Requests and Notes
File.png Archive

Folder.pngGlobal Media (original Raw files to be stored in S:/ Drive Dev Folder)
File.png Images, audio, video, other media (Non-HTML)

Folder.pngSyllabus (original Raw files in Word format to be stored in S:/ Drive Dev Folder)
File.png Course Calendar HTML Files; 10 week-Summer Term and 16week-Fall/Spring Term
File.png Rubrics HTML Files (original Raw files in Word Format tobe stored in Dev Folder)
File.png Any supplemental files (extra assignment instructions, reading lists, etc.)

Folder.pngUnit 1
Folder.pngMedia (original Raw files to be stored in S:/Drive Dev Folder)
File.png Images, audio, video, other media (Non-HTML)
File.png Unit Commentary HTML Files
File.png Lesson Commentary HTML Files
File.png Lesson Activity Information HTML Files (if not activity feature)
File.png Other Unit or Lesson HTML files

Folder.pngUnit# … (Additional unit folders added as needed)
Folder.pngMedia (original Raw files to be stored in S:/Drive Dev Folder)
File.png Images, audio, video, other media (Non-HTML)
File.png Unit Commentary HTML Files
File.png Lesson Commentary HTML Files
File.png Lesson Activity Information HTML Files (if not activity feature)
File.png Other Unit or Lesson HTML files

File Naming Conventions

Use PascalCase! Capitalize the first letter of all words. Do not use spaces, dashes, or other characters.

HTML File Standards/Examples

HTML File Naming Conventions

HTML File Examples

SyllabusDescriptor
RubricDescriptor
Unit#Descriptor
Lesson###Descriptor

 

Unit1Commentary.html
Lesson101Commentary.html
Lesson101CommentaryAudioTranscript.html
Lesson102Commentary.html
Lesson201Commentary.html
Lesson412Commentary.html
SyllabusReadingList.html
SyllabusAPAGuidelines.html
RubricDiscussions.html
RubricWrittenAssignments.html
SyllabusWrittenAssignmentInfo.html


Media File Standards/Examples (Images, Audio, Video)
Global Media Standard

Global Media Examples

Descriptor

ThumbtackIcon.png
PaperGraphicIcon.png
ArrowIcon.png

Unit/Lesson Standard

Unit/Lesson Examples

Unit#Descriptor
Lesson###Descriptor*

*### = Unit with 2-digit lesson number

Unit1USRatesTable.png
Lesson101ErrorMessageFigure.jpg
Lesson101IntroductionAudio.mp3
Lesson201CommentaryAudio.mp3

Other File Related Standards

Meta Data is encouraged on files or content with copyright related information.

Dates need to use the YYYYMMDD format; i.e. 20160115




Keywords:D2L "Course File Standards" "Course File Name"   Doc ID:60059
Owner:Beth A.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2016-01-25 16:51 CDTUpdated:2017-02-05 18:31 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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