4.2. How to Create a Custom Course

  1. Log in to the runestone server at https://runestone.academy if you already have an account with Runestone Interactive. If you don’t have an account then you can create one at https://runestone.academy/runestone/default/user/register. When you register, it will ask to enter the name of an ebook. You can enter the name for any of the existing ebooks.

shows the login screen

Figure 1: The login screen for Runestone Academy

  1. Go to the Build a Custom Course Page at https://runestone.academy/runestone/designer/index. Fill in a unique name for your course. You may want to include a semester and year as part of the unique name. Enter a description and the name of your institution. Scroll down and check the other options and then click “Submit”.

Page to create a custom course

Figure 2: The Build a Custom Course Page

  1. At this point, you have to wait a while until it completes.

The screen that shows that the custom course is building

Figure 3: The page that is shown while the custom course is building

  1. Your students can register for your custom course by using the unique name that you used when you created your custom course when they register at https://runestone.academy/runestone/default/user/register.. If they already have a login on Runestone Academy, they can simply add another course using the new course name by going to https://runestone.academy/runestone/default/courses. and then clicking on “Add Another Course”.

The screen that allows a user to add another course or switch courses

Figure 4: The page that allows the user to add another course or switch courses

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