Create a Course

Before you can assign MindTap™ activities to your students, you must create a course.

If you manage your K-12 course through NGLSync, see Create Course (NGLSync).
  1. Sign in to the Instructor Resource Center at login.cengage.com/ssoinstructor/mydashboard.htm.
  2. Select the textbook or product for your course.
  3. Click Create Course.
  4. Select Create a new course and click Continue.
  5. Set the course name and dates.
  6. Optional: Click Add Meeting Time to specify the days and times when your class meets.
  7. Optional: Set the section number.
  8. Select the course time zone.
  9. Set course instructors.

    Initially, you are the only course instructor. To set a different instructor, add the instructor, make them the primary instructor, and remove yourself.

    To add or change instructors:

    To do thisDo this
    Add an instructor
    1. Click Add Additional Instructor or TA.
    2. Type the instructor's email address and click Add.

    The instructor must already have an account with the specified email address.

    Set the primary instructor Click Make Primary.
    Remove an instructor Click delete.

    You can't remove the primary instructor.

  10. Click Create Course.
  11. Optional: Use the Guided Course Setup wizard to configure your new course.