You can add new or existing content items in Canvas to a module. You can also add an item to multiple modules, or multiple iterations of an item to one module.
When you add items to a Module, please be aware that the status of the Module itself overrides the state of the individual items within the Module. You may want to consider leaving all Module items in an unpublished state until you are ready to publish the entire Module.
1. In Course Navigation, click the Modules link.
Module Index Button [View Image]
2. To add an item, click the Add Item icon , or drag and drop to add files to an empty module .
Add Module Item_Empty Module [View Image]
3. Click the Add drop-down menu and select one of the following item types:
Note: Canvas will accept most media files as uploads. However, not all media files can be played within Canvas.
Add Item to Module [View Image]
If you want to add a new item, click the [Create] link  and type a name in the name field .
Depending on the item type, when adding new content you may be asked to complete additional fields.
Add New Item_Module [View Image]
If you are adding a file to a module, you can upload a new file by clicking the Create File(s) link . Uploaded files are automatically published and also display in Course Files.
To select a file from your computer, click the Choose File(s) button . If enabled by your institution, you may be able to select multiple files.
To select a destination folder for your uploaded file, select an option in the Folder drop-down menu .
If an uploaded file is a duplicate of an existing file, Canvas displays a prompt asking if the file should be overwritten, renamed, or skipped.
Upload File_Module [View Image]
If you have already created the item you want to add, click the name of the item. You can select more than one item to add.
Choose the Indentation drop-down menu to indent the item inside of the module.
Indent Item_Module [View Image]
4. Click the Add Item button.