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How do I create a custom Student Services block?

You will learn how to create an HTML block on your course main page where you can list Student Services, like the Student IT Help Desk, Student Software, Disability Support Services, college website, and accessibility guidelines and policies.

1. Enter your course.

2. Click on Turn editing on.

Use either the link within the Administration block which by default is the first block in the left-hand column of the course main page or click on the Turn editing on button on the top right-hand corner of the page.

3. Select HTML from the Add a block tool.

Scroll down the page to the Add a block tool. By default, this block will be the last block listed in the left-hand column of the course main page. Select HTML as the block type to create.

Select HTML from the Add a block tool.

4. Click on the cog wheel of the NEW HTML BLOCK.

Click on the cog wheel of the NEW HTML BLOCK.

5. Click on Configure block.

Click on Configure block.

6. Type a title for the new block.

Type a title for the new block.

7. Adding an image.

7.1. Click to expand the tool menu.

Click to expand the tool menu.

7.2. Click on the Image icon.

Click on the Image icon.

7.3. Click on Browse repositories.

Click on Browse repositories.

7.4. Click on Upload a file.

Assuming that the image file is on your local computer, click on Upload a file if it is not already selected. However, you may also upload an image which you have on your Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.

7.5. Click on Choose file.

7.6. Double-click on the image you want to upload.

7.7. Click on Upload this file.

7.8. Click on Save image.

Click on Save image.

7.9. Type a description for the image.

Note: You should resize your image before you upload it.

Type a description for the image.

7.10. Type the text content.

Type the text content.

8. Creating Hyperlinks.

8.1. Select the text for hyperlinking.

Select the text for hyperlinking.

8.2. Click on the Hyperlink icon in the tool menu.

Click on the Hyperlink icon in the tool menu.

8.3. Type or paste the URL of the website you want to link to.

Type or paste the URL of the website you want to link to.

8.4. Tick the Open in new window check box.

Tick the Open in new window check box.

8.5. Click on Create link.

Click on Create link.

9. Click on Save changes.

When you are finished with the remaining content (links, images, etc.), click on Save changes.

Click on Save changes.

10. Grab the crosshair to move the block.

Grab the crosshair to move the block.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to create a Student Services block with images and hyperlinks within your course in TITANium.

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