You can add embed an URL into an assignment that takes students to an external website.

  • Click manage courses
  • Click the name of the course
  • Click manage course elements
  • Click add an assignment
  • Enter the title
  • Enter the text you would like to make a URL link and then highlight it.
  • Click the insert/edit link button:

  • Paste or type the URL, select the target, click insert and save the assignment: