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    How to Upload Files

    How to upload files to a course, assignment, or forum

    In this article, we cover the steps to getting files into a course, assignment, or discussion forum. For a course that has been live to students, announcements are the easiest way to get new content in so that they do not miss it. The announcement will go to all of the students in the course with the file attached and can be found in the course shell inside announcements.

    Adding Files to an Announcement

    Step 1

    Click Course Dashboard

    Step 2

    Click Add New Topic

    Step 3

    Enter the subject

    Step 4

    Enter the message

    Step 5

    Click the attachment upload area to pick a file

    Step 6

    Choose a file to upload from local or cloud storage (e.g. Dropbox or OneDrive)

    Step 7

    Click Upload this File

    Step 8

    Click Post to Forum

    Adding Files to the Course

    Step 1

    Go to the week you want to add materials to

    Step 2

    Scroll to the bottom of the page

    Drag and Drop a file for automatic upload

    Or click Browse

    Step 3

    Select a File and click Upload

    Info

    Drag and drop will upload automatically

    Step 4

    Refresh the page

    Step 5

    Click the Required Resources and Reading accordion

    Step 6

    Click the Move icon, if you need to move the resource within the accordion

    Step 7

    Click Move here to move the resource above the location

    Step 8

    Double check the resources are in order

    Adding Files to an Assignment

    Step 1

    Edit the assignment

    Click the pencil icon from the course page

    Or, inside the assignment, click the Admin gear > Assignment administration > Edit settings

    Step 2

    Click Common module settings

    Step 3

    Click the file icon under Additional files

    Step 4

    Choose a file to upload from local or cloud storage (e.g. Dropbox or OneDrive)

    Step 5

    Click Upload this File

    Adding Files to a Discussion Forum

    Step 1

    Click into a Discussion Forum

    Step 2

    Click Post a response


    Step 3

    Click Use advanced editor and additional options

    Step 4

    Click the attachment upload area to pick a file

    Step 6

    Step 5

    Choose a file to upload from local or cloud storage (e.g. Dropbox or OneDrive)

    Step 6

    Click Upload this File

    Step 7

    Check Pinned to keep the post with the file at the top of the page

    Step 8

    Optional

    To send a post immediately, click Send forum post notifications without editing time delay

       

    Warning

     

    If you do this step, you can still edit and delete your post, but anyone subscribed to the forum will get an email right away.

    Step 9

    Click Post to Forum

    Step 10

    Your post with file will be pinned at the top


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