• Select Modules from course navigation
  • Click on +Module, name the module. Do not want students to see/access until particular date? Select “lock until”
  • Click Add Module


Continue creating additional modules “placeholders”

Note: after you have created multiple modules, excluding the very first module, you will see the option +Add prerequisites. This options allows you to select previous modules that must be completed before current module accessible

Click the + sign to the right of each module to add content (links, assignments, etc.) under that module. 

Publish Modules

To publish the Module click the grey circle with slash through it; no symbol, it will turn to a green circle with checkmark indicating it is now published and visible to students.

When publishing a Module with content underneath, unpublished, think of the top most layer as the parent and everything underneath as the child. When the parent layered is published everything below will be published as well. Note, if you do not see the underneath content published right away navigate away from the Modules page and then return it will show published then.


Adding to Modules

Items can be added to Modules by clicking on the + sign to the right of the module name

On the “Add Item to ..” screen, click the down arrow to the right of Add

Note: Selecting “Add New” for any of the options still require that you complete options such as points, instructions, etc. from the respective section. Suggest create them in first - than add to Module. 


Select the Assignment name you want to associate with this module


Select the Quiz name you want to associate with this module


Select the Page name


Select the file name you want to add - or - upload a file by selecting New File and browse for local file


Select the Discussion

External URL

Enter the URL and page name to add a link to any website URL 

External Tool

Select a tool from the list to add a link to it to this module. 

Selecting Add Item places the link to the respective item in that Module. Students can then select the assignment, quiz, file, URL directly from Modules and maintaining linear flow through course