How do I add items to a Module?

You can add an item to multiple modules or multiple iterations of an item to one module.

Note: If you add an unpublished quiz to a module, students will be able to view the quiz instructions, but they can't see the quiz questions or the points possible.

Open Modules

Open Modules

Click the Modules link.

Add Content

Click the Add Item button [1].

Add Item to Module

Click the Add drop-down menu to select the item type.

  • Assignment
  • Quiz
  • File (document and media file types)
  • Content Page
  • Discussion
  • Text Header
  • External URL
  • External Tool

Note: Canvas will accept most media files as uploads. However, not all media files can be played within Canvas.

Select Item

Select Item

You can select the item you wish to add to the module by clicking on the title of the item.

Add a New Item

Add a New Item

Click the [New] link [1] and type a name in the name field [2] to create a new item.

Indent Item

Indent Item

Choose the Indentation drop-down menu [1] to indent the item inside of the module.

Add Item

Add Item

Click the Add Item button to add the item to the module.

View New Item in Module

View the selected module item [1]. To publish a new module item [2], click the unpublished icon. The hover text will confirm you want to publish the module item [3].

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