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Adding Guest Accounts (either scroll down through page or select from one of the following choices)
About Guest Accounts
To Create Guest Accounts
Adding Guest Accounts to Course
Modify Guest Account

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> Adding a Syllabus
> Adding a new course section (organizer page)
> Adding a single page (single page link to .pdf, .html, .doc, etc.)
> Adding a URL (link to an outside resource site)
> Adding the Student Presentation Tool
> Adding the Assignment Tool
> Adding a TA
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> Adding a co-designer
> Adding Guest Accounts
> Adding a PowerPoint presentation (for Windows)
> Adding a PowerPoint presentation (for Macintosh)
> Adding a PowerPoint for Downloading

> Narrating PowerPoint & Processing in Impatica
> Adding a Quiz or Survey

> Importing and Uploading a Quiz via Respondus (for Windows)
> Importing and Uploading Games/Self-Test via StudyMate (for Windows)
> Importing and Uploading a Multiple Choice Quiz via MakeQuiz (for Macintosh)
> Manual Grading of a Quiz
> Assessment Strategies
> Viewing Quiz/Survey Statistics
> Adding a Score (grade) column
> Adding a Final Score (grade) column
> Downloading and Importing e-packs
> Creating and Restoring a Course Backup
> Fast Uploading of multiple Files with WebDAV
> Exporting/Importing the Student Database
> Exporting Final Grades to Banner
> Word 2000 & 2003
> Private (group) Discussions

About Guest Accounts:
Guest Accounts can be created and added to a WebCT course for users who are not associated with the University of Hawaii. Typically Guest Accounts are used when guest lectures outside of the UH system require access to a course.

Creating Guest Accounts :
Log into the WebCT Support area, go to "", enter your UH username and associated password, click "Login" .

Once fully logged in select the link for "Manage accounts on (wct01) production/instructional server".

Note: Manage accounts on the development server only allows you to add a "Dummy" student to your courses on the Development server, there is no option to add guests.

Select the button for "Create Guests".

Use pull down menu to choose number of accounts to create, enter a simple password (at least 4 characters) and click "Create".

WebCT will list all created accounts with username and password. Guest accounts typically has the structure of username-#, with # representing the number of accounts created or existing. At the bottom of the list will be an indicator showing any existing guest accounts.

Note: this area will not remember guest passwords. If you have forgotten a password to a guest account you will need to contact

Adding Guest Account(s) to Course:
Log out from the WebCT Support area and log all the way into your course on the Instructional server ( and select "Control Panel".

Select "Manage Course".

Under the header for Mange Students select "Add or import students".

Enter the Guest Account username in the textblock for "Student's WebCT ID:" and click "Add".

Modify Guest Account :
At this point the first and last name of the Guest Account can be modified to reflect the users first and last name.

Click on the link for the user account (typically this is in the Last Name column) in the Manage Students area.

Type in the users real first and last name in the appropriate column and click "Update".

The Guest Account username and password can now be sent to the user to access the course.

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