1. Add a Module
  2. Add a Sub-Module
  3. Edit a Module or Sub-Module
    1. Edit a Module or Sub-Module Title
    2. Move or Re-arrange a Module or Sub-Module
    3. Delete a Module or Sub-Module
    4. Hide a Module or Sub-Module
  4. Video Tutorials
  5. Related Support Topics
    1. D2L Brightspace Technical Support Contact
    2. Teaching and Learning Services Contact

Modules and sub-modules help structure your Brightspace course and make your course page easier to navigate for students. Modules are used to group or categorize course content and sub-modules are used to organize content within a module. Examples of module names include Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, or Unit 1, Unit 2, Unit 3. 

NOTE:
Modules must be created before files can be added to your course. For instructions on adding files to a module, see the Adding Files page.

Example of module organization in a Brightspace course:

Add a Module

  1. Log in to Brightspace with your MyCarletonOne credentials.
  2. On your Brightspace homepage, locate your course in one of the following ways:
    • Click on your course under My Courses.
    • Click the Course selector grid then search for your course name or select your course from the drop-down menu.
  3. In the Navbar at the top of your course page, click Content. 
  4. Under Table of Contents in the sidebar, click Add a module…                     
  5. Type the title of your module as you want it to appear on your course page, then click Enter on your keyboard.

Your module will now appear in the Table of Contents and you can start adding files.

TIP: To re-arrange your modules in the Table of Contents, click and drag the move icon

Add a Sub-Module

  1. Log in to Brightspace with your MyCarletonOne credentials.
  2. On your Brightspace homepage, locate your course in one of the following ways:
    • Click on your course under My Courses.
    • Click the Course selector grid then search for your course name or select your course from the drop-down menu.
  3. In the Navbar at the top of your course page, click Content. 
  4. Under Table of Contents in the left sidebar, click on a module
  5. Click Add a sub-module…             
  6. Type the title of your sub-module as you want it to appear on your course page, then click Enter on your keyboard.

Your sub-module will now appear in the Table of Contents and you can start adding files.

Edit a Module or Sub-Module

NOTE: To make changes to a module or sub-module in your course, you first need to click Content in the Navbar.

Edit a Module or Sub-Module Title

  1. Click Content in your course Navbar.
  2. Under Table of Contents in the sidebar, click on your module.
  3. Type a new title, then click Enter on your keyboard to save your changes.
    NOTE: Alternatively, you can edit a module by clicking the arrownext to your module title and selecting edit title in the drop-down menu.

Move or Re-arrange a Module or Sub-Module

  1. Click Content in your course Navbar.
  2. Under the Table of Contents left sidebar, click on your module.
    NOTE: Your sub-modules will appear in the Table of Contents once a module is clicked.
  3. Move your module or sub-module in one of the following ways:
    • Under Table of Contents in the sidebar, click and drag the module or sub-module using the move icon
    • Click the arrow next to your module or sub-module title to expand the actions menu, then select one of the following options:
      • Move Up – Move a module or sub-module up one place in the Table of Contents menu.
      • Move Down – Move a module or sub-module down one place in the Table of Contents menu.
      • Move To – Move a sub-module to a different module within your course, or move a module into another module (this will convert the module into a sub-module).

Delete a Module or Sub-Module

  1. Click Content in your course Navbar.
  2. Under Table of Contents in the left sidebar, click on your module.
    NOTE: Your sub-modules will appear in the Table of Contents once a module is clicked.
  3. Click the arrow next to your module or sub-module title to expand the actions menu.
  4. In the drop-down menu, select Delete Module.       
  5. You will be prompted to select one of the following options:
    • Remove the module and all nested modules and topics from Content but keep all associated files and activities in the course – This option will remove your module from the Table of Contents menu but your files will remain in your Brightspace course under Manage Files.
    • Permanently delete and remove all nested modules, topics, and all associated files and activities from the course – This option will permanently remove the module and all files within it from your Brightspace course.
  6. Click Delete.

Hide a Module or Sub-Module

  1. Click Content in your course Navbar.
  2. Under Table of Contents in the left sidebar, click on your module.
  3. Hide your module in one of the following ways:
    • Click the visibility icon (eye) and toggle the visibility from visible to hidden
    • Click the arrow next to your module or sub-module title to expand the actions menu, then select Hide from Users.                                                         

Video Tutorials

Related Support Topics

D2L Brightspace Technical Support Contact

Teaching and Learning Services Contact

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