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How do I add assignments to a Lessons page?

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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.

Select Lessons.

Select Lessons

Select the Lessons tool in the site's Tool Menu.

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 an Assignment

Select Link to an Assignment from the dialog box.

Select the assignment from the list of Existing Assignments.

Choose the assignment and select use selected item
  1. Select the radio button to the left of the assignment.
  2. Then, select Use selected item.

Note: You may also select Create new assignment using Assignments and create a new assignment in the Assignments tool. See How do I add an assignment?.

Assignment link displays on the oage

The Lessons page will now display a link to the assignment.

Select Edit. (Optional)

Select Edit

Select the Edit icon (i.e., the pencil icon) that appears when you hover your cursor over the item.

Add a description for the assignment, and then click Update Item.

Enter an item description, then select Update Item
  1. Enter a description in the Item Description field.
  2. Then, select Update Item.

Updated assignment link displays.

Updated link with description displays on page

The updated assignment link appears with the description below.

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