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Modules are a great way to see what's happening in your courses, as well as access commonly used tools with just one click. Modules have different properties that are set by your institution. You may be allowed to minimize or remove modules, however, some modules are required to appear. You may also be allowed to edit the content that appears in the modules.

Edit Module Content

To edit information, click the Manage icon located at the top of each module.

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Minimize a Module

To minimize a module, click the down-pointing caret icon ( File:en-us/Learn/9.1_2014_04/Student/020_Get_Started/030_My_Institution_Tab/010_Modules/carat_icon.png ) located at the top of each module. To maximize a module, click the right-pointing caret icon ( File:en-us/Learn/9.1_2014_04/Student/020_Get_Started/030_My_Institution_Tab/010_Modules/left_carat_icon.png ) located at the top of each module.

Open a Module in a New Window

To open it in a separate window, click the dual-window icon ( File:en-us/Learn/9.1_2014_04/Student/020_Get_Started/030_My_Institution_Tab/010_Modules/new_window_icon.png ) located at the top of each module. If the icon does not appear, the option is not available for this module.

Remove a Module

To remove a module, click the remove icon (X) located at the top of each module. In the pop-up window, click OK. Removing a module does not permanently delete it. You can restore deleted modules with the Add Module function on the action bar. Modules that do not have a remove icon are required to appear.

You can personalize the placement, color, and selection of modules that appear on the My Institution tab or the Notifications Dashboard sub-tab. The Notifications Dashboard sub-tab appears only if your institution licenses community engagement.

Customize Module Layout

You can reorder the modules on a tab using the drag-and-drop function or the keyboard accessible reordering tool.

Drag-and-Drop Function

Press and drag the header of a module to move it to a new location. The module is surrounded by a dashed line as you move it. Release the module to place it in its new location.

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Keyboard Accessible Reordering Tool

You can use the keyboard accessible reordering tool for an alternative method to reorder items. The tool appears on the action bar File:en-us/Learn/9.1_2014_04/Student/020_Get_Started/030_My_Institution_Tab/010_Modules/keyboard_reorder_icon_20x16.png.

Select one of the modules. Use the up and down arrow icons to move the module to a new position in a column list. Use the right- and left-pointing arrows to move a module between columns.

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Personalize the Page

Access the My Institution tab or another tab containing modules and click Personalize Page on the action bar. On the Personalize page, select a color scheme from the Color Palette Library.

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How to Add a Module

  1. Access the My Institution tab or another tab containing modules.
  2. Click Add Module.
  3. On the Add Module page, select the modules to appear on the tab. You can search by keyword or browse by category to find modules. Your institution can disable options.
  4. Click Add to place the module on your My Institution page. Click Remove to delete the module from your My Institution page.

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