How do I add subpages 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.

Click Add Content, then Add Subpage.

Image:Click Add Content, then Add Subpage.png

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

Enter the subpage information.

Image:Enter the subpage information.png

Enter a title.

Click the Choose Existing Page link to select from the index of existing pages in the site. (Optional)

Select the Next page option if desired.

Select the Show as button rather than link option if desired.

Click Create.

View subpage.

Image:View subpage.png

The new subpage contains the default Lessons page information.

Example Subpage Unit 1A with added text.

Image:Example Subpage Unit 1A with added text.png

Note: Clicking on the Back button takes the user back to the top-level page.

Example Unit 1 top-level Lessons page with button link to Unit 1A subpage

Image:Example Unit 1 top-level Lessons page with button link to Unit 1A subpage.png

Note: Unit 1A button displays the subpage.

To edit the title and properties of a subpage: (Optional)

Click on the Settings icon.

Image:Click on the Settings icon.png

The Settings icon is a gear-shaped icon located on the top right of the subpage.

Edit the title and properties of the subpage as needed.

Image:Edit the title and properties of the subpage as needed.png

The title of the subpage can be edited in the Page Title box.

Check Hide this page from users to not allow students to access the subpage.

Check Hide page until to allow access to the subpage at a particular date and tie.

Check Create gradebook entry to automatically create an item in the gradebook when the page (and any required items on it) is completed.

Click Save when finished.

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.

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