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Why is the assignment I deleted from my module still showing up in Gradebook?

Modules are a fundamental building block and the main organizational unit of a Canvas course. They enable an instructor to organize the course content by week or by topic, for example, and to build each new concept on what a student has previously learned. This organization makes the course easier for a student to navigate. […]

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Delete Duplicate or Unnecessary Pages

Wondering why when you delete a page from a module it doesn’t delete from your Canvas course? When you create a page in a Canvas Module, the page is not stored in your Module but rather in a folder called Pages that you can access from the course navigation menu on the left. What you […]

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Add Items to Modules

Tools: Modules Modules are the “building blocks” of a Canvas course. Modules help organize a course and ensure that students will access all materials in the desired order. A wide variety of different items can be added to a Module, including pages, discussions, assignments, quizzes, files, headers, and links. Adding different types of items to […]

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Add Content to Modules

Modules are an excellent way to organize your online course. After you have created a Module, you can add content, such as assignments, pages, discussions, quizzes, files, and resources from external tools, to the Module. Consider whether you want to create modules based on week, unit, theme, or some other method. Note: Follow the steps below […]

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Modules Navigating Canvas Ready Set Go Timely Tutorials

Add, Move, Edit, & Delete Modules

Modules serve as distinct sections of your course, and can be organized by unit, theme, week, or any method you choose for organizing your course. Throughout your time teaching a course, you may find the need to rearrange, add, edit, or remove a module altogether in order to keep the content updated and correct. Note: The […]

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Modules Navigating Canvas

Add Sections in Modules

You can add a simple text header to your Module for organizational or informational purposes. Directions: Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty and Staff Hub. Click Canvas in the Teaching & Learning section. Log in to your Canvas account. Select the course you’d like to work in. Click Modules on the navigation menu on the right side of the page. Click “+” to the right side of the appropriate […]

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Add Prerequisites & Requirements to Modules

As an instructor, you may find it useful to populate your course with all necessary materials and create modules prior to beginning the course. This will allow for a more streamlined course and less work for you later on, but it also has the potential to allow students to work ahead, or out of order. […]