How do I move or reorder a module item?

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You can move or reorder module items after you've added them to a module. You can manually drag and drop the module item, or you can use the Move To option, which is also accessible for keyboard users.

Open Modules

Open Modules

In Course Navigation, click the Modules link.

Drag and Drop Module Item

  Drag and Drop Item 

You can use the drag and drop option to reorder module items. Click the drag handle next to the module item name. Drop the module item in the desired location by releasing the mouse.

Move Module Item

  Move Item 

You can also use the Move To option to reorder a module item. Click the Settings icon [1] and select the Move To... link [2].

Select Module

Select Module Item Location in Module

In the Move Module Item sidebar, click the Place drop-down menu [1], then select module for the module item [2]. If you want to keep the item in the existing module, select the existing module name. However, if you want to move the item into another module, select the new module name.

Place Module Item

Place Module Item

In the second drop-down menu [1], select the placement of the item you are moving [2]. You can move the module item so it is the first item module item, before a specific item, after a specific item, or the last module item.

Place Before or After

Place Before or After

If you selected the Before or After option, click the third drop-down menu [1]. Select the module item that should be before or after the module item you are moving [2], as indicated by the option selected in the previous menu.

If you want to move the module item to another location, change the sidebar placement options again. All changes are applied automatically in the Modules page.

Close Sidebar

Close Sidebar

To close the sidebar, click the Done button.

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