The Calendar tool allows you to arrange and visualize your course events in multiple views and enables integration of course content and your Calendar. You can use iCal to synchronize the Calendar tool to your personal calendars (such as Outlook and Google Calendar, as well as iPhone, Android, and Blackberry).


  •  Provide a place in which important dates are easily categorized and displayed for the student as well as identify upcoming events

Application: OAKS (v10.3)


# Name Lesson Description Duration Text-based Tutorial
1 Creating calendar events Overview of the calendar tool. Learn how to access the tool, create and manage events and personal tasks. 12:12 OAKS – Calendar
2 Managing Dates View, edit and offset the date availability and set the Calendar status of all Content topics and modules; Discussion topics and forums; Dropbox folders; Grades categories and items; News items; and quizzes in your course from one central location.  Offsetting the date enables you to move start dates and end dates forward or backward by a specified number of days.  You can use this to move course content forward to a new term. 4:42 OAKS – Calendar
 3 Exporting Events Learn how to view your course events in external calendars such as Microsoft Outlook® and Google Calendar®, and mobile devices such as iPhones, Blackberries, and Android phones and subscribe to iCal feeds.  4:24 OAKS – Calendar

updated 4/4/14

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