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Creating Content in a Course Area

After you create a course area, such as a Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> Content Area <end definition>., Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> Learning Module <end definition>., Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> Lesson Plan <end definition>., or folder, you create content in it by pointing to its Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> Action Bar <end definition>. to reveal menus for selecting content items, tests, and links to tools.

You can make content relevant and interactive by including several different types of learning materials and experiences. For example, you can provide online lectures, multimedia, and surveys.

As you create content, you can set its options, such as availability. This enables you to create content and make it unavailable to users until you are ready for them to view it.

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Next Steps

To learn how to turn options on for items and change settings, availability, and content order, see:

Editing and Managing Course Areas and Content

Controlling the Release of Content

To learn about creating other types of content and course areas to hold content see:

Creating Assessments in a Course Area

Linking to Tools in a Course Area

Providing Textbook Information in a Course Area

Creating Course Areas for Content