Linking to Websites

To complement your course material, you might want to direct your students to view related Websites. The site link (URL) can be added to one of the sections on your course main page as a stand-alone resource. 

  1. Click on Turn editing on button in the top right part of the course home page.

  2. Click the Add an activity or resource link in the course section where you want the web page to be listed.

  3. Select URL from the pop-up (also listed under Resources tab), and then click Add.
  4. Enter the Web site title in the Name field. This name will appear as a link to access the web page on the course main page.

  5. Enter the URL you want to add in the External URL field e.g

  6. Select the applicable display option from the Display drop-down list.
    • Automatic: eClass will choose the best display option from those available. Display Type
    • Embed: the website displays in a window embedded in the eClass page.  Scroll bars are included. The menu and location bars are not displayed.
    • New window: the website displays in a new browser window with menus and an address bar.
    • Open: only the website is displayed in the browser window.  No menu or address bar.
  7. Click Save and display

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