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Folders are useful for organizing and structuring content in a course Content Area. For example, instructors may add folders for each week of the course within a content area (Instructional Modules), or use folders to organize by content-type (ex: Assignments, Assessments, Group Projects, etc.). Once a Folder is created, content and additional subfolders may be added to it.

Set Edit Mode to ON to perform these functions.


Create a Folder


  • From Build Content
  • Select Content Folder
  • Content Folder Information
    • Enter a Name for your folder in the Name field
    • Enter descriptive content/information in the Text field
  • Standard Options
    • Permit Users to View this Content: Choose Yes to make the item available to students. Choose No to make the item 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 folder created.

Edit a Folder


  • Select the Down arrow next to the folder title you want to edit
  • Select Edit
  • Content Folder Information
    • Make changes to the Name and/or Text fields
  • Default Content View
    • Content View: Choose either: Icon Only, Text Only, or Icon and Text (recommended option)
      Note: Changing the default content view only impacts new sub-folders and their respective items in this Content Area. To change all new and existing sub-folders and items, check the box Change Default Content View for All New and Existing Sub-folders and items.
  • 3: Standard Options
    • Make any changes to the Folder 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 folder edited.

Delete a Folder


Important Note: Be sure you don’t have any items you need within the Folder before removing the folder.

This action is irreversible.

  • Select the Down arrow next to the folder 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 folder Deleted.

 November 20, 2012  Posted by at 3:06 pm Build Content, Course Content and Tools, New Page