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The Tasks feature is an interactive to-do list. Tasks can be marked with different priority and completion levels. Tasks can be used for personal or course/organization use, and can be set to report progress to the professor or leader.

Accessing the Tasks Tool in myWPI

  1. Go to Control Panel > Course Tools > Tasks. Your current list of tasks is displayed on the page. Here you can create new tasks, modify existing tasks, change the priority of existing tasks, or remove tasks.


Adding a New Task

  1. Click the Add Task button. The Add Task page appears in three sections.

Section 1: Task Information

  1. Enter in your Task Name.
  2. Enter in your Task Description.
  3. Specify the task Due Date.

Section 2: Task Options

  1. Specify the Priority of the task.

Section 3: Submit

  1. Click Submit to add the Task and save your changes.

View Existing Tasks

  1. Click the title of the task you want to view.
  2. The task details are displayed, including the task status of participants in your course.

Modify Existing Tasks

  1. Select Modify next to the task you wish to make changes to
  1. Make your changes and click Submit when finished.

Removing Existing Tasks

  1. Click Remove next to the task you want to delete.
  2. When prompted to confirm the delete, click OK to complete the deletion.
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