Sources and contacts for all CIS changes - CIS Support - Web Team - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Find who updates each part of the CIS

Content on a CIS page comes from a number of different systems in the university. This page breaks down a typical CIS web page and explains who updates it. The colours are a guide when completing all CIS content updates.

Key to right hand column

  Mandatory fields manually updated by CIS maintainers
  Conditonal fields manually updated by CIS maintainers (dependent on availablilty of information)
  Optional information manually updated by CIS maintainers
  Automatically updated from other systems

CIS content Source/contact to update

Course title etc (UCSMS)
Minor Course Change, please refer to the Blue Book (staff only)

description

Official calendar description Displayed in blue box, whether or not web description is entered.
Minor Course Change, please refer to the Blue Book (staff only)

Web description
A longer description with more information about the course. It should include information about about the topics covered in the course.
CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance (appears under official description).

Course Image
Entered by department CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance (Supplementary tab - Course Image). Appears right side beneath official web description. Text wraps around the image.

learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes
A list of learning outcomes or goals of the course.
CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance (under Supplementary tab - Learning Outcomes)

restrictions

Requisites etc (UCSMS)
Minor Course Change, please refer to the Blue Book (staff only)

(Also includes Co-requisites, Restrictions, Equivalent courses and Recommended preparation)


Timetable (Syllabus +)
Contact timetabling@canterbury.ac.nz

 

Lab changes
Contact timetabling@canterbury.ac.nz

 

 

 

 

Timetable and Tutorial notes
If additional information is available or required this must be entered. If there is no additional information, leave blank.

Entered by department CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance, (under Supplementary tab - General Timetable Notes and Supplementary tab - Tutorial Notes).

Course Co-ordinator
Editable by department CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance. (Drop-down menu under 'Contributors' tab lists 13 options E.g. course coordinator, lab technician, lecturer etc)

lecturers

Lecturers
Required if there are additional lecturers. If there is no additional information, leave blank.

Contributor note
Entered by department CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance, (under Supplementary tab - General Contributor Notes).

assessment



examinations and formal tests

Assessment
Editable by departments in UCSMS.
Contact dawn.miller-mctaggart@canterbury.ac.nz (Enrolment Support and Training Coordinator) for assistance.

Exams/tests (Syllabus +)
Contact timetabling@canterbury.ac.nz

Assessment note
If additional information is available or required this must be entered. If there is no additional information, leave blank. Entered by department CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance, (under Supplementary tab - General Assessment Notes).

textbooks

Textbooks - required textbooks
Editable by department CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance.

Textbook - recommended reading
Required if there is recommended reading but only if limited in number. A long list eg course outlines, is more appropriate on LEARN. State this so students know.
Editable by department CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance.
Textbook note
If additional information is available or required this must be entered. If there is no additional information, leave blank.
Entered by department CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance, (under Supplementary tab - General Textbook Notes).
course links

Course Links (Course Outline, LEARN, Library)
Course Outline - either a link to the course outline or course outline document attached. It access is restricted to enrolled students only, then a link to LEARN for course outline should be inserted and a note of explanation added for students yet to enroll.

LEARN - Link to LEARN site for course. If there is no LEARN site, this should be stated.

Library - Link to Library subject guide for the course. If there is no Library subject guide, this should be stated.

Editable by department CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance (under Supplementary tab - Course URL and Library URL).

Additional Outline Information
Note:
required in some colleges/depts.
Editable by department CIS maintainer in Course Maintenance (Outline tab). Displays on the web page between Course links and Fees. No heading, just regular text and an arrow to show or hide information.

fees

Fees (UCSMS)
Self Service Portal (https://assist.canterbury.ac.nz)
- Att: SMS Systems Support Team for corrections

Fees note
If additional fees are charged (eg field trips, material costs, programme costs) these must be entered. If there is no additional information, leave blank.
notes

Department Notes
Any other course requirements or information.
If additional information is available or required this must be entered. If there is no additional information, leave blank. It may be more appropriate to include this information on LEARN or in the Course Outline.
Editable by department CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance (under Supplementary tab - Department Notes)

- appears under 'Notes' heading as text.

(Special) Conditions
If additional information is available or required this must be entered. If there is no additional information, leave blank.
Editable by department CIS Maintainer in Course Maintenance (under Supplementary tab - Department Notes)

- appears under 'Notes' heading as text.

further information

Dept link (UCSMS)
If incorrect
Contact https://assist.canterbury.ac.nz
- Att: SMS Systems Support Team for corrections

 Minimum enrolments
Minor Course Change, please refer to the Blue Book (staff only)

Occurrences (UCSMS)
Minor Course Change, please refer to the Blue Book (staff only)

Can be included in many of the fields above as required.

Other optional information
Other links, including to documents (eg essay guide, extended reading list). Might be more appropriate in LEARN.

Additional email addresses (eg department). Lecturer information should include email addresses and web links if applicable.

(See Add documents, email addresses and links to web pages for instructions).