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Items are general pieces of content/information that you can add to a Content Area of your course. A Content Item can contain text, audio, movies, files, images, and Mashups. If text is added, it can be formatted using the Text Editor functions.

Set Edit Mode to ON to perform these functions.


Create an Item


  • From Build Content
  • Select Item
  • Content Information
    • Enter a Name in the Name field
    • Enter content/information in the Text field
  • Attachments (Optional)
    • Select Browse My Computer or Browse Course to locate and choose a file to attach
      • To attach another file: select Browse My Computer or Browse Course again to locate and select a file
      • To remove a file: select Do not attach, located next to an attached file
    • Optional: By default your file name will display to users, to specify a title:
      • Locate the Link Title column, click in the text box and enter a new link title
  • Options
    • Permit Users to View this Content: Choose Yes to make visible to students. Choose No to make unavailable to students.
    • Track Number of Views: Choose Yes to record the number of times the item is viewed, when it is viewed and by whom
    • Select Date and Time Restrictions: Choose the Display After date/time and/or the Display Until date/time
  • Select Submit
  • A green confirmation bar appears: “Success: name of item created.

Edit an Item


  • Select the Down arrow next to the item title you want to edit
  • Select Edit
  • Content Information
    • Make changes to the Name and/or Text fields
  • Attachments
    • Add attached files, see above Create an Item, 2: Attachments
    • To remove a file: select Mark for removal, located next to an attached file
    • Enter a Name or New Name in the Link Title field
  • Options
    • Make any changes to the Item Availability, Track Number of Views, Display After date/time, and/or Display Until date/time
  • Select Submit
  • A green confirmation bar appears: “Success: name of item edited.

Delete an Item


This action is irreversible.

  • Select the Down arrow next to the item title you want to delete
  • Select Delete
  • A confirmation pop-up message appears, to continue deletion select OK, to end deletion select Cancel
  • A green confirmation bar appears: “Success: name of item Deleted.
 November 15, 2012  Posted by at 1:35 pm Build Content, Course Content and Tools, Create