This page contains information about content folders within Illinois Compass 2g courses.
Folders are useful for organizing and structuring content in a content area. For example, Instructors may add folders for each week of the course to a content area, or organize the content area by topic, such as separate folder for Assignments, Tests, and Group Projects.
Once a folder is created, content and additional subfolders may be added to it. All of the content types available in content areas may be added to a folder.
If any parent folder is unavailable, the items within it are unavailable. For example, if a folder is set to Unavailable, but items within the folder are set to Available, users would be unable to view the items within the folder.
This is also true for items with Adaptive Release rules: If a folder has a rule that makes it unavailable to a student, all content within that folder is also unavailable to the user.
If you want to copy or move existing content into a newly-created folder, follow these steps: