Adding Content

Create interactive and interesting content for your VU Collaborate space.

Creating Content Modules and Sub-modules

A module is a place where you can add content to your space. You can also create sub-modules to add more content that belongs to the same module but a different topic. Think about modules and sub-modules as if they were folders and subfolders that help you maintain your content in a structured and organised way.

A module must be created before you can add content. Create sub-modules (modules within existing modules) to establish a deeper hierarchy.


Step One: Access the Learning Space Area

1. Click Learning Space from the navbar menu to start adding modules to your space.

title menu learning space 

Step Two: Add a Module

In the Learning Space screen, you will find the Table of Contents on the left-hand side. Under this section, there is a grey text field labelled Add a module.

1. Click the Add a module field.

add a module

2. Enter a name for your new module.

title textbox

3. Hit the Enter key to create the module. Your new module is now listed under the Table of Contents.

overall new module layout

Tip: To create more modules and structure your course content, repeat these steps until you have completed your course structure. 

Step Three: Add a Sub-module

1. Click on the Module you want to create a sub-module in.

2. Click the Add a sub-module field.

add submodule to module

3. Enter a name for the sub-module. The new sub-module will appear indented under its module in the Table of Contents menu on the left-hand side of the screen.

new submodule in contents

Note: You can make as many modules or sub-modules as you need to until your course structure is complete. 

Tip: To re-order your modules or sub-modules, mouseover on the six small dots that appear to the left of any module name, click and drag the module up or down the list.

reorder modules         

Step 4: Remove a Module

1. To remove a module, click on the module name you want to remove in the table of contents list

selecting a module for delete

2. Click on the drop-down "▼" arrow to the right of the main module title

selecting options on a module for delete

3. Verify that you are in the correct module and click Delete Module.

drop down menu delete module button

Note: This method of deleting a module can also be applied to a sub-module by clicking on the sub-module's name.

Further Support

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