Before faculty can claim courses in Portfolium course assessment, the course templates must be created in the Assessment Library. Only administrators can add course templates to the assessment library.
In the Toolbar, click the Assessment icon.
In the Assessment Sidebar, click the Course Templates link.
Add New Course Template
Click the Add New Course Template button.
Enter Course Name
In the Name field, enter a name for the course.
To help organize your account, you can assign a course to a department. Click the Department drop-down menu . You can search for a department in the search field  or select a department from the list . If you have not yet added departments to your account, click the Create New Department link to add a department .
- Assigning a course to a department is optional.
- Currently, you cannot edit or delete a department or move a course to a different department once the course has been saved.
Enter Course Details
In the Course Code field , enter a code for the course. The Course Code is a short code to help identify the course.
In the Description field , enter a description for the course. To add hyperlinks in the description, use markdown formatting. Type the text you want to link in brackets  and then type the destination URL between parentheses . There should be no space between the closing bracket and the first parenthesis.
Add Learning Outcomes
You can add learning outcomes to your course to use in assignments.
To add a learning outcome, click the Add Outcome button . In the outcome tray, you can select from outcomes added to your account at the institution, program, or course level . Click the corresponding Level tab to view outcomes at that level. Search for an outcome using the Search field  or select the outcome from the list .
Note: Outcomes must be added to the account before they can be added to a course.
To save the course, click the Add Course Template button.
View Course Templates
You can view the added course on the Course Templates page. Each course displays the course code , title , description , department , and number of assignments .
To edit an individual course, click the checkbox next to the course code . The selected course can be deleted, edited, filtered by claimed courses, or claimed by faculty .