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How to Create a Module in Canvas

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Set up Modules in Canvas to organize course content by weeks, concepts, chapters, etc. Modules can inclue instructional pages, assignments, quizzes, etc. 


Click on 'Modules' in your left navigation menu

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Either click on the blue '+Module' button in the top right-hand corner of your browser or the large 'Create a new Module' link

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Name your Module and click on the 'Add Module' button

Optionally, you can make the Module available at a later date by checking the 'Lock until' checkbox and adding an 'Unlock At' date.

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Your new Module is now created and ready for content to be added to it

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Add content to your Module

To add content, simply click on the '+' button on the right, next to your Module's title

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Add an item

Click on the dropdown next to 'Add' and pick the item you would like to add to your Module.
Note: you can add multiple items to a single Module, for example, you can set up a couple of instructional pages, an assignment, and then a quiz. Students will go through the items in a Module in the order you set them up

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Publish your Module

Make sure that all the items and your Module are checked (green), so that the Module will be published and made available to your students

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