How do I edit a module?

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You can edit a module in the module settings menu. Editing a module allows you to rename the module, lock modules, add prerequisites, and add requirements.

Open Modules

Open Modules

In Course Navigation, click the Modules link.

Edit Module

  Edit Module 

Locate the name of the module and click the Settings icon [1]. Select the Edit link [2].

Edit Module Settings

Edit Module Settings

Edit the module settings you want to change. You can rename the module [1], lock modules [2], add prerequisites [3], add requirements [4], and require students to move through module items in order [5].

Note: The Students must move through requirements in sequential order checkbox will not be shown if the Students must complete one of these requirements radio button is selected.

Update Module

Update Module

When you are ready to save your Module changes, click the Update Module button.

Re-Lock Module

Re-Lock Module

If you change any module requirements or prerequisites that students have already fulfilled, Canvas will ask if you want to let students progress through the course or re-lock the modules and require students to complete the requirements again.

To re-lock the modules, click the Re-Lock Modules button [1]. To allow students to continue without any changes, click the Continue button [2].

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