Leeds to the index of the course. Initially the chapter structure of the course is displayed. With a mouse click on the entry "Open index / Close index" at the top of the page, you have the option to either view all the sub-chapters of the course, or respectively to close this view. With "Print page" you can print the entire index. If you click on the file symbol of a chapter, the sub-chapters of this chapter are displayed. With a further click on the file symbol the display of the sub-chapters is closed. With a click on a chapter title or sub-chapter title you directly link to the respective course section. Once you completely processed a chapter/sub-chapter, it will be marked accordingly. In this way you can at any time check on your processing headway. The info line at the bottom of the page provides you with information in respect of the page you processed last. You can select this page directly. Note: The course processing headway and the info line only function if you activated JavaScript. The data entered by you are saved in Cookies on your local computer.


Leeds to a search function for all texts of the course pages. Here you can enter your search term(s) in the text field "Search Term" and by pressing the "Return" respectively the "Enter" key, search the full text of all course pages. Or use the search suggestions which already are displayed after entering one letter. By clicking on a listed term you are starting the search process. The search results (max. 40 matches) can be selected directly. Search terms, which you enter yourself, are saved by the search function in the suggestions list. To use the search function, JavaScript must be activated.

Navigation on the course page

With the digits (at the top right hand side of the course page), you can directly select the specified pages of the sub-chapter. The links "back" and "next" (top right hand side and bottom right hand side on the page) call up the proper logical preceding, respectively following page of the course. By clicking on "Print page" you issue the order to print the current course page.

Highlighting on the course page

The tuition text on the course page is depicted by figures and animations. You have the opportunity to call up supplementary information by means of the buttons. The buttons are marked accordingly. Besides that you will find on the course page the following formatting:
  • Boldface for highlighting
  • Italic setting for proper names and questions
  • Project for glossary entries, which call up the glossary of this course
  • Chapter 1.4 and extra page for internal references, which link to the specified branch destination or which call up an extra window with information.
  • for external references, which lead to the specified internet address (online).
Within the right hand margin are pictograms, which indicate special passages of the tuition text.
Piktogramm zu: Case study     Case study
Piktogramm zu: Practice task     Practice task
Piktogramm zu: Interactive chart     Interactive chart
Piktogramm zu: Animation     Animation

Editor on the course page

Whilst processing the learning material you have the opportunity within the framework of the practice tasks to apply or reflect your knowledge. Partially this takes place in the form of text entries into a digital editor.
Abbildung: The digital editor Figure: Description
Fig.: The digital editor
You can save your entry (button with diskette symbol), print it (button with printer symbol) or delete your entire entry (button with red X). Note: So that the data entered by you can be saved and called up again, JavaScript must be activated.


At the end of each chapter there are exercises for testing your knowledge. You can evaluate your entries with buttons, which retrieve the solution or delete your entry. Beneath each exercise you will find links which branch out to content relevant course pages. Note: Depending on the type of exercise, JavaScript must be activated.


Leads to a list of glossary entries. In the glossary important terminology of the course is explained.


Leads to a bibliographic list of recommended literature.


Leads to a bookmark function. By clicking on "set new bookmark" you set a marker on the relevant page. This page will then be entered into the bookmark list and can later be selected directly. By clicking on "delete" you can delete single entries. With "delete all bookmarks" you delete the entire listed bookmarks. Note: The bookmark function only functions if you activated JavaScript. The data entered by you will be saved in cookies on your computer.


Leads to a notepad. Here you can enter your personal notes and comments to the course or to different chapters. With the entries "save note" / "delete note" you either save or delete your notes to the course or to the selected chapter. With "delete all notes" your entire notes with respect to the course and all chapters will be deleted. Saved notes you can print for your records. With "print note" you get a preview of the note to be printed. With a (double) click on "print note entry" you issue an order to print. The function notepad is only intended for short notes. Long texts cannot be saved here. In that case you receive an according response. If you wish to search your notes, you may enter your search term(s) into the text field "search term". By clicking on "start search" or by pressing the return or enter key the search will start. The search result will be displayed in a separate window and the corresponding course pages can be selected directly. Note: The note sheet function only functions if you activated JavaScript. The data entered by you will be saved in cookies on your computer.