1. At the top of your dashboard, click the module access icon > Collaboration > Tasks.

  2. In the top right, click the New Task button.

  3. In the Title as well as description field, enter the name of the task as well as brief description . These are mandatory fields.
  4. Attach file if necessary, select department, course, start and end date . After that click on save


Refer the figure given below.



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