Blocks in Moodle ISU Moodle ISU
Blocks are items which may be added to the left or right of your Moodle page. Blocks can be very helpful in adding functionality to your Moodle ISU pages. You can organize blocks by collapsing or docking them.
This guide will help you to:
For information regarding docking blocks, see Docking/Undocking Blocks
You can select a wide variety of blocks adding a significant amount of functionality.
Note: Blocks are added to the bottom left.
Blocks can be moved around your course page. This will allow you to set the block in the area where it will be of most use.
Collapsing and expanding blocks can help you manage how information is displayed on your screen.
Note: This option is a user preference and will only affect your screen when you use it. It will not affect the students’ screens, unless they personally choose to expand or collapse a block.
Navigation - This block will help you to move from one course to the next, as well as allowing you to view your profile and site pages (blogs, notes, tags, calendar). This block also contains links for participants and reports.
Administration - This block will allow you to edit your course pages through the use of the turn editing on option. The Administration block also allows you to assign users, create groups, access grades, backup and restore, import, and access the question banks.
People - The People block will let you view the participants in your class.
Messages - The Messages block will allow you to view messages that are waiting for you as well as sending messages and reviewing the message history.
Latest News - The Latest News block helps you to add new topics for the course and view older topics that have been posted.
Upcoming Events - This block lets you add an event to the calendar or view events that are already scheduled for the class.
Calendar - The Calendar block displays a calendar of upcoming events and lets you create new events for the course.
Private Files - The Private Files block will assist you to edit and organize your private files.
Recent Activity - The Recent Activity block will show you the recent activity in the course. This includes forum posts, quiz submissions, and content changes.
For more information, see Blocks
For additional information, contact the ITRC - (208) 282-5880 or email email@example.com
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