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How do I change the name of a course section?

How do I change the name of a course section?

You can change the name of a section by editing your course Settings in Canvas.

Note: Sections may be added by your institution's student information system (SIS). If a section in your course includes an SIS ID, you may not have permission to change the section name.

Open Settings

Open Settings

In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.

Open Sections

Open Sections

Click the Sections tab.

Edit Section

Edit Section

Locate the section and click the Edit icon.

Change Section Name

Change Section Name

You can change the section name by typing in the text box and selecting Return (on a MAC keyboard ) or Enter (on a PC keyboard) to save your changes.

View Sections

View Sections

You can view the updated course sections in the same window.

Comments

Thanks for this. Very Straight forward to use.

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