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How to Post a News Article in MyCCRI

Faculty can post news articles of interest to their students in the News area of their course page. These articles can be copied and pasted into this area or typed in. Articles can be used as a reference for a class, for a required reading, or for the subject of a discussion on the Message Board.

Students can also submit news articles within their MyCCRI course homepage. The submitted article will be viewable within the course after being approved and activated by the instructor in Manage News.

How to post a news article in MyCCRI:
Instructions and Screenshots
Step 1

Log in to your MyCCRI account and click on the myCourseTools tab.

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Step 2

Select a term and course from the Course Schedule.

Screen shot image of Course Schedule and Courses page
Step 3

Go to Course Tools at left. Click on News.

Screen shot Image of Course Tools Select News
Step 4

The Course News page will appear (right).

Click on the green Post an Article link.

Screen shot Image of Course News page
Step 5

Choose the status of your article. If you wish it to be available immediately select Active in the Status drop down box.

If Submitted or Inactive is selected, articles will be saved but will not appear on the Course News page until activated by the instructor.

Screen shot Image of Status drop down box
Step 6

Type a Title or Subject for your article, choose whether your article contains HTML coding or is plain text from the drop-down box next to News Article.

Copy/paste or type the text for the article in the appropriate box.

When you have finished typing click on the Post button.

Screen shot Image of Article typing page
Step 7

The Course News page now displays the title and opening lines of your article. Your students can click on the title as a link to the entire article.

graphic of the display of a news article on the homepage
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Last Updated: 8/13/13