Create new material

To create new material

  1. From a course with Lessons enabled, on the navbar, click Content.
  2. Drag and drop locally saved files to the unit, lesson, or folder you want to add the material to directly in the navigation area.
    Or,
    From the table of contents, select the unit, lesson, or folder you are adding material to.
  3. Click Create New.
  4. Choose one of the available options:
    • New Lesson > Follow the steps in Create a new lesson.
    • HTML Document > enter a title and use the HTML editor to create your new content item > use the visibility toggle to make the HTML document visible or hidden from learners on creation > click Save.
    • WebLink > Follow the steps in Create material by adding a link.
    • Assignment > Follow the steps in Create an assignment using the new create and edit Assignment experience.
    • Discussion > choose a Forum and Enter a Name and Description, and then click Create and Insert.
    • Quiz > enter a Name and Description, and then click Create and Insert. You will need to access the Quiz in the Quizzes tool to add questions and edit the settings.
    • Checklist > enter a Name and Description, and then click Create and Insert.
    • Self-Assessments > enter a Name and Description, and then click Create and Insert.
    • Surveys > enter a Name and Description, and then click Create and Insert.

Tip: To clearly indicate where you are adding material to, the top of the Create New menu displays breadcrumbs. This also allows you to easily navigate up or down the tree to add material at different levels.

Note: It is no longer possible to create a new External Tool Activity using the Create New menu. Instead, click Add Existing, click External Tool Activity, and then click Create New LTI Link.