How to Add an Instructor to a Course Section

Description: The purpose of this guide is to provide admin with the steps to assign an instructor to a specific Course Section. If an instructor’s information is not already imported through the data feed, admin are able to create an AEFIS account for an instructor before assigning them to desired course sections. 
Applicable to: Institutional Admin and College Admin 

Section 1: If the user you would like to add as an instructor does not have a faculty role in AEFIS, please start here.  If the user you would like to add already has a faculty role, you may start with Section 2.

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Step 1: Log into your AEFIS account
Step 2: Select the three white horizontal lines in the top left hand corner to open the AEFIS Main Menu
Step 3: Navigate to Admin Tools > User Accounts
Step 4: Select the blue +ADD USER button in the top right corner 


Step 5: Select applicable User Type

Step 6: Populate the applicable User Information


Note: The User Name field corresponds with the User Name used for your University’s Single Sign-on (SSO)

Step 7: Select the Course Section Director or Instructor User Role from the drop-down menu

Note: While this user may not specifically be a Course Section Director, adding this role allows any of the four instructor types to be added to this account on the Course Section Instructors page.

Step 8: Select the blue +ADD ROLE button


Step 9: Select the blue SAVE USER button on the bottom right hand side

Note: If you would like to learn more information about user accounts and roles in AEFIS, see the AEFIS Academy guide on How to Add User Accounts and Edit User Roles in AEFIS. 

Section 2: Add Instructors to your Course Section

Step 10: After creating the user account, navigate back to the AEFIS Main Menu
Step 11:
 Select Courses > Course Sections
Step 12: Use either the +Add a Filter or the search bar to locate the desired course section to which you would like to assign the instructor
Step 13: Select the Manage button on the right hand side


Step 14: Select the Course Section Instructors tab in the panel on the left hand side


Step 15: Select the blue +ADD INSTRUCTORS button on the right hand side

Step 16: Search for the applicable instructor and select the Instructor type from the drop-down menu


Step 17: Select the blue SAVE button

Now, from the User Accounts page, you will be able to see the Instructor role and the course section(s) to which the instructor is assigned. 


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