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How do I add a file from Resources to a Lessons page

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Go to Lessons.

Click on the Lessons Page Title (e.g. Unit #1) in the Tool Menu to display the page.

Note: The default or blank Lessons page contains text and images that explain the basic functionality of the Lessons tool.

To upload a new file:

Click Add Content, then Add Content Link.

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From the Add Content drop-down menu, select Add Content Link.

Click Browse.

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Locate and select the file to upload, then click Open.

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Click Save.

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View file link on page.

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This returns the display to the Lessons Page with a link to the uploaded file.

Click Edit. (Optional)

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Add a description, then click Update Item.

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View updated item.

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Updating returns the display to the Lessons page with a link to the uploaded file and a description.

Notice item location in Resources.

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Notice that the uploaded file has been placed in the Lessons page folder in Resources.

To link to an existing file:

Click Add Content, then Add Content Link.

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From the Add Content drop-down menu, select Add Content Link.

Select your file.

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Click the Or select an existing resource link to choose from your Resources.

Locate the file, then click Select.

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Locate the file in Resources that you want to link to, then click the Select (to the right of the file) to choose that file.

Click Continue.

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The file you have selected will appear listed at the top of the screen. If this is the correct file, click Continue.

Click Edit. (Optional)

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Add a description, then click Update Item.

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View updated item.

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This returns the display to the Lessons Page with a link to the file and a description.


Common Questions about Adding Content to Lessons:

Other articles about Isaak/Sakai's tools and how instructors can use them:

Core Tools:   Image:Flag blue.png Announcements | Image:Page edit.png Assignments | Image:Lessons-icon.png Lessons | Image:Comments.png Forums | Image:Report.png Gradebook | Image:Folder.png Resources | Image:Calendar.png Schedule | Image:Pencil.png Tests and Quizzes

More Tools:   Image:User comment.png Chat Room | Image:Folder page.png Drop Box | Image:House.png Home | Image:Comment.png Messages | Image:Chart bar.png Statistics | Image:Page world.png Web Content


Related articles:   How to add tools to your course | Using the Text Editor | Manage Groups | Permissions and roles | Contact the CPI for help


This article is based on the equivalent Sakai project help article.

https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help/m/13990/l/169370-how-do-i-add-a-file-from-resources-to-a-lessons-page

Sakai Documentation is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License and is deemed to be compatible with this site's Project:Copyrights which are under the Creative Commons 2.5 Licence.


You can view the original Sakai help documentation, unedited, at http://sakai.screenstepslive.com/.

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