The Manage Files Area - Creating a New File The Manage Files Area - Creating a New File

The Manage Files Area - Creating a New File

The Manage Files area in MyCourses that stores all of your uploaded files on the back end of the a course. Any file you add to your course will also be added to the Manage Files area. This area should be maintained and organized.


  1. Click on Course Content

  2. Click on the Module where you would like to add your file

  3. Click on New

  4. Click on Create a File

  5. Enter a Title for the File

  6. Enter your information

  7. Click on Change Path 

  8. You will now see the manage files area. This is the "backend" of your course.  All of the files are stored in this area. If you already have your folders set up for you, for example Modules, Chapters, Topics, etc. skip to step 9.  If you need to create a new Module, Chapter, Topic, etc.:

    • Click on New Folder

    • Enter a Folder Name. (You might need to expand the box, pull the right corner.)

    • Click on Create.

  9. Click on the Folder where your file should be stored.

  10. Click on Select a Path

  11. Click on Publish

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