Step 1. Enter the Course that you wish to add a topic to or edit an existing topic.
Step 2. Click the COG icon in the top right hand corner.
Step 3. Choose Turn Editing On.
Step 4. Scroll down to the bottom and click Add topics.
Step 5. You will see a pop up box with the title Add topics that will allow you to enter the number of topics you wish to add for the course.
Enter the number of topics manually into the field.
You can also choose the number of topics by using the up/down arrow on the right side of the Number of sections field.
Step 6: After entering the number of topics you have decided to add, Click Add topics
New topic(s) will now be added
Step 7: To change / edit the name of the topic, Click the small Pen icon next to the Topic name.
Step 8: Enter the topic name into the textbox and hit the Enter key when finished.
Topic Name will now be updated
Step 9: To edit a existing topic click “Edit” on the right hand corner that corresponds with the topic you want to edit.
Step 10: Under the General section, you can edit the Topic Name and add a summary of the topic.
The Section name field will be greyed out if the Custom option is not ticked. To edit the topic name tick the custom option and the field will be enabled.
To tick the Custom option, click Custom.
Step 11. The Custom text box will now be enabled and the Topic name can be entered into it.
Step 12. The Summary text box will allow you to enter a short text. This text is shown on the course page under the section name. The text can be edited using the tool box on top of the text box.
Step 13. Under Restrict Access Section, you can restrict access to the topic based on conditions.
To create a restriction, Click Add restriction.
Step 14. A pop up box will appear with all the restrictions that can be applied for the topic selected.
To know more about all the restrictions, please refer to
Step 15. After choosing the restriction, if you wish to delete the restriction, click on the X mark next to the restriction name.
Step 16. Click Save Changes to apply all the changes to the topic.