You can add new or existing content items in Canvas to a module. You can also add an item to multiple modules, or multiple iterations of an item to one module.
When you add items to a Module, please be aware that the status of the Module overrides the state of the individual module items. You may want to consider leaving all Module items in an unpublished state until you are ready to publish the entire Module. Learn more about Draft State in Modules.
- Canvas will accept most media files as uploads. However, not all media files can be played within Canvas.
- When adding a restricted file type to a Module, please be aware that restricted files act as published files and may be viewable to students. Learn more about restricting files in Canvas.
- Numerous module items may affect performance. Modules supports up to 100 module items in the student progress page.
- If your course requires you to set usage rights for a file, you must set the usage right before you can publish the file in a module.
Add Item to Module
Click the Add drop-down menu and select one of the following item types:
Note: Canvas will accept most media files as uploads. However, not all media files can be played within Canvas.
Add New Item
If you want to add a new item, click the [New] link  and type a name in the name field .
Depending on the item type, when adding new content you may be asked to complete additional fields.