Working with Classes in KSIS that Contain Variable Titles

 About

K-State staff working with courses in KSIS may encounter Topics classes that have the same name but vary in the subject matter taught for specific sections.  These are Variable Title courses. 

Courses can vary in title by Student or Section.  The Class Attributes area indicates which criteria is used.  The screen shots below demonstrate what this looks like in KSIS when viewed in the Maintain Schedule of Classes area.

 Audience

  • Faculty
  • Staff

 Details  

Vary by Student

The screenshot below demonstrates how a course section looks like if if varies by Student.  In the Class attributes area you will see:

  • Course Topic ID = 12 (Top/Vary By Student)
  • Course Attribute = Vary (Vary Title)
  • Course Attribute Value = By Student (Vary Title by Student)

Picture of a Vary By Student Class Topic

 

Vary by Section

The screenshot below demonstrates how a course section looks like if if varies by Section.  In the Class attributes area you will see:

  • Course Topic ID = XX (Top/Name of class section)
  • Course Attribute = Vary (Vary Title)
  • Course Attribute Value = By Section (Vary Title by Section)

Picture of the Class Topic area for a topic that varies by Section

 Notes

Typically the Varies By options are determined as the class is created. If a new varies option is needed, contact your Dean's office or the Registrar.

Details

Article ID: 815
Created
Mon 8/29/22 9:10 AM
Modified
Mon 12/12/22 2:34 PM

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