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Canvas (Instructors) - Adding a New Page to a Module

This article provides step-by-step instructions for adding a page to a module in a Canvas course. Pages in Canvas are an effective tool for conveying information and sharing resources with students. Adding pages to modules helps to present that information within the context of a week or unit of your course.

Related KBs:
Canvas - Pages Guide for Instructors
Canvas - Modules Guide for Instructors

Video Guide

Written Instructions

Perform the following steps to add a new page to a module in your Canvas course:

  1. Navigate to the Home page or Modules page of your Canvas course. 

  2. On the header of the module to which you want to add the page, click the Add item icon (plus sign).

    screenshot of the add item icon on a Canvas module header

  3. In the "Add [Item Type] to" drop-down menu, select Page.

  4. At the top page selection field, select [ Create Page ].

  5. In the "Page Name" field, enter a name for your new page.

  6. (Optional) If you wish the page to appear indented within the module, in the "Indentation" drop-down menu, select an indentation level.

  7. Click the Add Item button.

    screenshot of the add item to module menu in Canvas

  8. A new blank page is created and added to the bottom of the module. Click on the name of the page in the module to open it.

    screenshot of a newly made page in a Canvas module

  9. At the top of the page, click the Edit button to begin editing the page.

    screenshot of the edit button in Canvas

  10. Use the Rich Content Editor to add text, links, images, and media. Please see the Rich Content Editor pages on the Canvas Instructor Guide for more information.

  11. When you are finished adding content to the page, click the Save button to save your changes, or click the Save & Publish button to both save your changes and publish the page so students can see it.

    screenshot of the rich content editor and save buttons while editing a Canvas page

Keywordscourse add pages modules item items plus creating create share sharing   Doc ID120764
OwnerScott B.GroupUW Green Bay
Created2022-08-17 13:51:36Updated2024-02-21 15:01:44
SitesUW Green Bay
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