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How do I add authors to a course?

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1. Invite or enroll the author

Users must join your site before they can be given different roles:

How do I invite people to join my site?

2. Give users the author role

  1. Sign in and Switch to Administrator View using the user menu or the button on your homepage. If you don't see this option, you don't have administrator permissions.
  1. Open the Authors screen and click the Add author button.
  2. Find the user and click Add author. Now that user can create new course, and be added as an author to existing courses.

3. Add an author to a course

  1. Sign in and Switch to Author View using the user menu or the button on your homepage. If you don't see this option, you don't have author permissions.
  1. Select the course you want to add the author to.
  2. On the Course > General tab, scroll to the Catalog card, open the Author dropdown, and select the desired author(s). If the desired author doesn't appear, they need to be added as an author.
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