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Add Sections in Modules

Last updated on February 9, 2024

You can add a simple text header to your Module for organizational or informational purposes.


  1. Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty and Staff Hub.
  2. Click Canvas in the Teaching & Learning section.
  3. Log in to your Canvas account.
  4. Select the course you’d like to work in.
  5. Click Modules on the navigation menu on the right side of the page.
  6. Click “+” to the right side of the appropriate module title.
  7. Click the drop-down menu next to “Add.”
  8. Select the Text Header option. 
  9. Type the text you wish to add in the header field. 
  10. Open the Indentation drop-down menu.
  11. Select the level of indentation for the text header. 
  12. Click Add Item

It is also recommended that you indent module items in module sections accordingly using the following steps:

  1. Click the Options icon (three vertical dots) to the right of the name of the item you’d like to indent.
  2. Click Increase Indent.