Using the Activities Block Moodle ISU


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

This guide will help you to understand:

Adding the Activities Block

  1. Turn Editing On. For more information please see the Moodle ISU Overview.
  2. Locate the Add a Block block.

  1. Select the dropdown menu labeled Add..., then Select Activities.

  1. The Activities block will appear just above the Add a Block block.  
  1. To move the block, Hover over it with your cursor (which will turn into a 4-point arrow), Click and Hold the block, and Drag it to the desired location.

Using the Activities Block

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

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

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