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, and resources). 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. Locate Add A Block, the last block on the left hand side of the page.

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  1. From the Add dropdown menu, Select Activities.


  1. The Activities block will appear just above Add A Block.

Note: To move the block, Click and Hold the 4-point arrow, and Drag it to the desired


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Using 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, visit Activities Block.

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

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