Course Materials: Files/Links


To add a File or Link:

  1. Click the Add Materials drop-down menu and select Add File/Link/External Tool.
  2. To add a file:
    1. Click File.
    2. Click Attach Files and browse to the file(s) to add.
      To select multiple files, hold down the Shift or Ctrl key as you choose files.
      Note: The upload limit is 512 MB per file.
  3. To add a link:
    1. Click Link.
    2. Enter a URL or embed code.
    3. Enter a title for your link.
  4. Additionally, from Options, you can:OptionsAddFileLink.gif
    • Click  to align the file or link to learning objectives.
    • Click  to display the file or link to your students.
    • Click  to copy the file or link to a different course. Edit the new version of the file without altering the original.
  5. Click Add to complete.

When you add a link, click the Open in Schoology icon (default setting) to open the linked webpage in an iframe within the course. 

Important Note: Not all websites can be displayed within an iframe. This restriction exists within the code of the website and is determined by the website owner. 

To view the link in a new window, click on the same icon to change the setting, or click on the Open icon in the upper right-hand corner of the link page: 

Note: Files and links can also be created within course folders, or added to folders after their creation.

Editing Links

After you add a link to a course, click the gear icon next to it and select Edit to change its URL or title, or any of the Advanced features described in step 4 above.


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