Converting Narrated PowerPoint Presentations Moodle ISU


Converting narrated PowerPoints in Impatica to use in your Moodle course.

This guide will help you to:

Convert a Narrated PowerPoint in Impatica

This section will show you how to take a narrated PowerPoint and convert it in Impatica.

  1. Open Impatica for PowerPoint software.
  1.  For information on how to create a narrated PowerPoint please see  Creating Narrated PowerPoint Presentations.
  1. Click the Plus sign in the upper right corner.

  1. A file search box will pop-up.  
  2. Open the PowerPoint file you want to convert.

  1. Select a location for the folder to save.

  1. Click the  icon to convert the PowerPoint.

Zip the Impatica Folder

This section will show you how to zip your Impatica Folder, upload the zipped folder into Moodle, and properly set your presentation to open.

  1. Locate the folder Impatica created of your presentation.  
  2. Right click the folder.
  3. Select Send to.
  4. Click Compressed (zipped) folder.

Upload the Impatica File into Moodle

  1. In a separate window, Navigate to your course.
  2. Turn editing on. For more information on turning editing on, see Moodle ISU Overview.


  1. Locate the week/topic block in which you wish to add the activity.
  2. Click Add an activity or resource.


Note: You can also select the file on your computer, drag it to where you want the file in your course, and drop it there. This will upload the file directly to your course homepage with default settings.

  1. Select File.
  2. Click Add.


  1. In the Name text field, Type the name of the file. This will show to the students on the course homepage.
  2. In the Description box, Type in a description.
  1. If you would like this description displayed on the course page, Check the Display description on course page box.


  1. Click Add… to open up the File picker.

Note: You can also select the file on your computer, drag it to the central area of the above block, and drop it there to upload.

  1. To upload a file from your computer Click the Upload a File option in the left column of the File Picker.
  2. Click Browse…
  1. Locate the zip file on your computer.
  2. Click on the file you want to upload
  3. Click the Open button. The file should now show in the attachment text box.
  4. Click on the Upload This File button.

  1. Right click on the zipped file.

  1. In the pop-up box, click Unzip.

  1. Right click on the zipped file.

  1. Delete the zipped folder.

  1. Click ok in the pop-up window.

  1. Left click on the unzipped folder.

  1. Right click the index.html file.

  1. In the pop-up box, click Set main file.

Hot Tip: Entering a name in the Save as field will rename the file only for Moodle ISU. This is optional and not required to upload your file.

For more information on Files and Repositories, please see Files and New Repositories.


  1. In the Appearance menu, Select the setting for how the file will be displayed.

  1. Display resource name will show the name of the resource if the file is embedded.  
  2. Display resource description will show the description of the resource if the file is embedded.

Common Module Settings

This section sets how the activity uses Groups and manual grade calculations.  For more information on Groups and Groupings, please see Groups and Groupings.  For more information on manual grade calculations please contact the ITRC.

Restrict Access

This section sets the conditions under which students may interact with this activity. For more information on Conditional Release/Restricting Access, please see Conditional Release.

Activity Completion

This section sets the conditions under which Moodle ISU will consider the activity to be complete. For more information on Activity Completion, please see Activity Completion.

Once you have everything set:

Note: The new resource will always appear at the bottom of the list within the week/topic you have chosen.

This work was done by Instructional Technology Resource Center at Idaho State University and is licensed under the Creative Commons Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit Attribution Noncommercial 3.0 United States or send a letter to Creative Commons,