6.4.11 Content Editor
The Content Editor is mainly for use in courses where objectives
are not in use.
If an instructor removes a substantial
number of fundamental topics from the course, the Topic Recommendation
Tool will calculate whether any prerequisite topics are missing, and
allow the instructor to add them back for optimal learning
To access the Content Editor from the Course Summary, locate the Course
Content section, and then click on Edit next to
Content Customization. On the page that follows, click
Continue to arrive at the Content Editor.
In the Content Editor:
All topics that are checked are currently included in the course.
Unchecked topics are excluded from the course.
Topics may be checked to include them in the course, or unchecked to
To see a sample problem for any topic, double-click on the
In courses that are configured with objectives, the Content Editor will
only display topics contained and structured according to those objectives.
The course content can be modified through the Objectives Editor
(Sec. 6.4.7) and
Textbook integration tailors the
contents of the ALEKS course to the content of the textbook, so that
some topics normally included in a given ALEKS course product may be
omitted. Even though ALEKS allows relative freedom to determine the
content of your course, caution should be used regarding deep cuts to the
content, as these may cause ALEKS to function incorrectly. Only minor
adjustments should be made to the content once students have begun working,
to avoid disruption of the students' work.