If you are the owner of a course you can create a task or goal inside of the playlists in that course.
Open the playlist dropdown and click on 'Create a task or goal'
- Name the task or goal
- Describe what should be done
- Set a date it is due by
- Set it as a task or goal (requires submission/upload
- Set requirement - to include in progress tracking or be optional
- Assign to people
(a goal requires a submission/uploading of content, a task has no submission and can just be marked as done)