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August 2, 2016 - August 2, 2016

In Moodle, you can upload your syllabus as a word or pdf file.


Step 1: Click on the "Turn editing on" button to the upper right.

Turn Editing Moodle on

Step 2: In the header at the top of the Weekly/Topic Outline window click on "Add an activity or resource".



Step 3: Select "Syllabus" under Resources.


Step 4: Write a short description for your syllabus in the Description space.

Syllabus description

Step 5: Click on the "+ Add icon" or drag and drop the files in the box with the arrow.

Drag and drop files

Step 6: The File picker will open. Select "Upload a file".

File picker - upload a file

Step 7: Click on "Browse" to upload from your computer, then click on"Upload this file".

Upload a file

Step 8: Your syllabus file will appear in the Files box.

File in Content Area

Step 9: Click on "Save and return to course" at the bottom of the page.

Save and Return to Course

Your syllabus will display at the top of your topic outline window.

Add a syllabus