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If you already have files uploaded to the Manage Files area in the course, you can quickly add them to a Content Module so that students can access them.  In addition, you can also add specific activities, such as a quiz or discussion topic, to a Content Module.  Adding the activities directly to the Content Module makes it easy for students to access them.

  1. Click on the module you want to add a topic or activity to from the Table of Contents panel.
  2. Select one of the following options from the New button:
    • Upload Files
    • Create a File
    • Create a Link
    •  Add from Manage Files
    • New Discussion
    • New Dropbox
    • New Quiz
    • New Survey
  3. Fill in the required fields, such as topic Title, a URL link, Instructions, or select the appropriate files you want to add or upload.

    Tip If you create a Create a File, you can choose to Browse for a Template. This enables you to work from an existing template and ensure consistency across topics. See Using HTML document templates in Content for more information.

  • Do one of the following:
    • If you are creating a new document, link, dropbox folder, discussion, or quiz, click Publish.
    • If you are adding files from My Computer, Course Offering Files, or Shared Files, click Add.
  • You can continue to edit the new topic’s additional details by:

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