D2L - Organizing Files into Modules and Topics

Last Updated: 08/15/2017
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This document demonstrates how to organize files into modules and topics.

Step 1

Click on the Edit Course on your navigation bar.

Step 2

Click on Manage Files.

Step 3

You will see your course files listed. Once added to modules, these files are called topics. Click the files you wish to add and select the Add Content Topics icon.  

Step 4


From the Parent Module: drop-down menu select the module into which you want to add these topics.

Click Add.

Step 5

Click the Content tab. 

Step 6

Back at Manage Content, you’ll see that your topics have been added into the modules.

Step 7

If you made a mistake or changed your mind, click the drop-down menu next to the topic and select Move To.

Step 8

In the window that opens, select the module into which you want to move the topic and click Move.

Step 9

Upon clicking Move, your topics will be reorganized.

Step 10

If you need to edit a topic, click on the drop-down menu next the topic and select Edit Properties In-Place.

Step 11

In edit mode, you are presented with many options. Here you can change the topic's title, restrictions, etc. 

Step 12

After making changes, click Update