Why and how do I add a block in my course?

You will learn how to add a block to your course main page in TITANium.

There are about 40 different kinds of blocks available within TITANium which you can add to your course main page, such as Activities, People, ShareStream Pick N Play, Latest News, and Search forums.

Follow these steps to add a block to your course main page. Or, follow these separate guides for adding a specific block:

Note: You can follow a similar procedure to add blocks to your Dashboard as well.

1. Enter your course in TITANium

course main page

2. Click on the Gear icon.

Gear icon is selected.

3. Select Turn editing on.

Turn editing on is selected.

4. Scroll down to the bottom of the Nav drawer.

Nav drawer.
Where is the Nav drawer?

4.1. Click on the Hamburger icon.

Hamburger icon is selected.

4.2. Scroll down to the bottom of the Nav drawer.

Nav drawer.

5. Click on Add a block.

Add a block is selected.

6. The list of available blocks will appear.

Most of the blocks are pre-configured. The HTML block is the one block where you can enter text, images, hyperlinks, etc.

The list of available blocks

7. Click on the block you want to add.

In this example, we'll choose the Activities block which is pre-configured to display a link to each Activity type that is listed on your course main page.

Activities is selected.

8. The desired block will now appear in the right-hand column of your course main page.

Note: The block may appear anywhere along the right-hand column of your course main page. You may need to scroll down the page to see it.

coure main page now has that block.
How do I move the block?

If the block is not in the desired location, use the crosshairs to drag the block to where you want it. Editing must be turned on.

8.1. Use the crosshairs to drag the block to where you want it.

crosshairs is selected.

8.2. The block is now where you want it.

Activities block is now second.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to add a block to your course main page.