How do I create a new page in a course?

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As an instructor, you can create a new page to add to your course.

When creating pages, you can set page permissions as to who can edit the page: instructors (teachers), instructors and students, or anyone.

Open Pages

Open Pages

In Course Navigation, click the Pages link.

View Pages

View Pages

Pages is designed to open to the front page for the course, if there is a front page selected. To select a page from the Pages Index, click the View All Pages button.

Add Page

Add Page

Click the Add Page button.

Add Content

  Add Content 

Type a name for your page [1]. Use the Rich Content Editor [2] to create content for your page. You can also add links, files, and images to the using the content selector [3].

Edit Page Settings

Edit Page Settings

You can decide who can edit the page by selecting the Who can edit this page drop down menu [1]. Options include only teachers, teachers and students, or anyone.

You can also notify users that content has changed by selecting the Notify users that this content has changed checkbox [2].

Save and Publish

Save and Publish

If you are ready to publish your page, click the Save & Publish button [1]. If you want to create a draft of your page, click the Save button [2].

Note: If you try to navigate away from a page without saving, you will generate a pop-up warning.

Publish Button

When your page is saved in a draft state, you can return to the page and publish it at any time by clicking the Publish button [1]. The button will change from gray to green [2].

View Page

View Page

View the page you created.

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