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How do I access the New Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

You can access the New Rich Content Editor from Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Classic Quizzes, and the Syllabus. New Quizzes utilizes a separate Rich Content Editor.

This lesson explains how to access the New Rich Content Editor from each of those areas. While this lesson specifically mentions the New Rich Content Editor, the steps are the same to access the classic Rich Content Editor if it is used by your institution.

Learn more about the New Rich Content Editor.

Announcements

Announcements

In Announcements, you can access the New Rich Content Editor by creating or editing an announcement.

To create an announcement, click the Add Announcement button [1].

To edit an announcement, click the announcement title [2] then click the Edit button [3].

Assignments

In Assignments, you can access the New Rich Content Editor by creating or editing an assignment.

To create an assignment, click the Add Assignment button [1].

To edit an assignment, click the assignment's Options icon [2] and click the Edit option [3].

Discussions

In Discussions, you can access the New Rich Content Editor by creating or editing a discussion.

To create a discussion, click the Add Discussion button [1].

To edit a discussion, click the discussion title [2] then click the Edit button [3].

Pages

In Pages, you can access the New Rich Content Editor by creating or editing a page. To view all pages in a course, click the View All Pages button [1].

To create a new page, click the Add Page button [2]. To edit a page, click the page's Options icon [3] and click the Edit option [4].

Quizzes

Quiz Description

Quiz Description

In Classic Quizzes, you can use the New Rich Content Editor to edit the quiz description or quiz questions.

You can access the New Rich Content Editor to edit a quiz description when adding a new quiz or editing a quiz.

To add a new quiz, click the Add Quiz button [1]. To edit a quiz, click the quiz's Options icon [2] and select the Edit option [3].

Note: The New Rich Content Editor is not available in New Quizzes.

Quiz Questions

Quiz Questions

To use the New Rich Content Editor to edit a question, click the Questions tab [1]. Then click the Edit icon for the question you want to edit [2].

Syllabus

In the Syllabus, you can use the New Rich Content Editor to edit your course syllabus. To edit the syllabus, click the Edit button.

View New Rich Content Editor

View New Rich Content Editor