Book Moodle ISU


Introduction

The Book allows you to give information to your students in a multi-page, book-like format.

This guide will help you to:

Create a Book

To create a Book:

  1. Login to Moodle.  For more information on logging into Moodle, please see Accessing Moodle ISU for Faculty.
  1. In the My Courses area, Click on the Course Title of the course to which you want to import content.

Note: Another option is to click the my courses dropdown in the Navigation block. Select the course you want to add material to.

  1. Turn Editing On. For more information on turning editing on, please see the Moodle ISU Overview.
  2. In the week/topic where you would like to add the book, Click the link Add an activity or resource. 
  3. Click the bullet next to the Book option.
  4. Click the Add button. This will take you to the Adding a New Book Page.

General

  1. Type the name of the book in the Name field.   This will display to the students on the course homepage.
  2. In the Description field, Type a description of the book or any other information you would like the students to see.
  3. Click to add a check mark to the Display description on course page selection box if you wish to have the Description displayed to students on the home page.

Appearance

Chapter Formatting: Lets you decide how you would like your chapters to be formatted:

Custom Titles: Check this box if you want to display chapter titles automatically.

Common Module Settings

This block sets how this activity interacts with groups and groupings. For more information please refer to our documentation on Groups and Groupings.

Restrict Access and Activity Completion Options

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/Restricting Access.

Once you have everything set, Click on the Save and Display button. You will be asked to create a chapter.

  1. Type the desired chapter name into the Chapter title text box.
  2. Type any content for the chapter into the Content text box.
  3. Click on the Save changes button. You will see the content you just created.

Modify a Book

To modify your book:

  1. Login to Moodle.  For more information on logging into Moodle, please see Accessing Moodle ISU for Faculty.
  2. Turn Editing On. For more information on turning editing on, please see the Moodle ISU Overview.
  3. Click on the name of the book on the course homepage.
  4. Locate the Table of Contents block

Note:  You can add numerous chapters/subchapters this way.

Hot Tip: You can navigate from chapter to chapter with the Arrow icons on the upper and bottom right side of the book.

For more information, please see http://docs.moodle.org/25/en/Book_settings.


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