Instructors may add links to site activities (i.e., Assignments, Forums, Test & Quizzes) on Lessons pages.
Note: These links will automatically update to maintain links to published activities if you copy your course content to a new site, as long as you do not change the name of the activity. However, you will need to publish your activities in the new site for the links to become active.
Click on the Lessons tool in the Tool Menu to display the page.
Note: The default or blank Lessons page contains text and images that explain the basic functionality of the Lessons tool.
Select Add Content.
Select Add Content from the Actions Menu.
Select Link to a Forum or Topic.
Select Link to a Forum or Topic from the dialog box.
Select a forum or topic from the list of Existing Forums and Topics.
- Select the radio button to the left of the forum or topic.
- Then, select Use selected item.
Note: You can also select the Create new forum or topic using Discussions link to create a new topic in the Discussions tool. See How do I add a new topic? for more information.
Topic link displays.
The forum or topic link will display on the Lessons page.
Select Edit. (Optional)
Select the Edit icon (i.e., the pencil icon) that appears when you hover your cursor over the linked forum or topic.
Add a description and select Update Item.
- Enter a description of the forum or topic in the Item Description field.
- Then, select Update Item.
Updated link displays.
The updated forum or topic link displays with the description below.