What is Web DAV?Web DAV is a protocol that allows convenient
connectivity between a remote server and local workstation. Web DAV can now be
used with WebCT 3.8 to provide true "Drag and Drop" file transfer capabilities.
Drag and Drop File TransferThis helpful improvement to WebCT 3.8 allows
course designers to connect directly to the “My Files” folder in their WebCT
course. This feature will provide drag and drop capabilities for designers,
which will speed file transfers and ease course maintenance issues. This can be
accomplished by mapping a network folder (Windows XP, 2000), mapping a Web
Folder (Win 98), or by using a Web DAV application called Goliath (Mac OS
WebCT & Dreamweaver 4File transfers are now possible within
Macromedia Dreamweaver 4. This allows course designers to design pages and
upload them on the fly directly to the “My Files” section.
However, GRAs, SAs or anyone else trying to design a WebCT course
cannot use a UWG lab computer if they wish to use WebDav (labs are not
configured to allow the necessary network privileges.)
How to find your Web DAV URL
For all methods of Web DAV connectivity:
Log into your WebCT account as a designer.
On the “MY WebCT” page click on the Web DAV Info link.
Then copy the Web DAV URL data that is supplied via the “My WebCT” page.
- It might be helpful to paste the URL into a simple text document for later
For the final steps: