Using the Activities Block Moodle ISU


The Activities block lists and allows navigation between the different activities that are utilized in the course (assignments, forums, quizzes, resources, etc.). This guide will explain how to add and use the Activities block. 

This guide will help you to:

Add the Activities Block

  1. Turn editing on. For more information, see Moodle ISU Overview
  2. On the bottom left side of the page, Locate Add a block.


  1. From the Add dropdown menu, Select Activities.


Note: Blocks can be moved around on your course page. For assistance, see Blocks in Moodle ISU


Use the Activities Block

The Activities block provides quick links to all types of course activities.  

Click on any of the links in the Activities block to see a list of those activities. For example, if you Click Assignments in the Activities block, you will see a list of all of the assignments in the course.

For more information, see Activities Block

For additional information, contact the ITRC - (208) 282-5880 or email

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