How to Add a Description to a Module, Sub-Module, or Topic

The purpose of this article is to explain how to add a description to a module, sub-module, or topic within the Brightspace Content tool.

Add a Description to a Module or Sub-Module

Step 1

Navigate to the module or sub-module you want to add a description to, and click Add a description

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Step 2

Enter your text in the HTML editor. You may also include multimedia content, images, and quicklinks. Click Update

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Add a Description to a Topic

Step 1

Navigate to the topic in which you want to add a description

  1. Click 
  2. Click Edit Properties in Place

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Step 2

Click Add a description

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Step 3

Enter your text in the HTML editor. You may also include multimedia content, images, and quicklinks. Click Update

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Bulk Edit Topics

Bulk Edit allows you to edit the dates, restrictions, descriptions, and completion status of all topics within a module or sub-module directly from that page without having to go through the context menu for each individual item.  This feature is especially useful when you need to edit multiple topics in a course.

Step 1

Click Bulk Edit

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Step 2

Navigate to the item(s) you want to edit, and enter your changes. Click Done Editing when finished.

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in Brightspace

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