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. Turn editing on. For more information, see the Moodle ISU Overview.
  2. In the topic where you wish to add the book, Click Add an activity or resource.

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  1. Select Book.
  2. Click Add.

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General

  1. In the Name field, Type the name of the book. 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 students to see.

Note: If you wish to have the description displayed to students on the homepage, check Display description on course page.

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Appearance

  1. Chapter formatting - lets you decide how you would like your chapters to be formatted.
  1. None -  Chapter and subchapter titles are not formatted at all.
  2. Numbers -  Chapters and subchapters are numbered (1, 1.1, 1.2, 2,…)
  3. Bullets -  Subchapters are indented and displayed with bullets.
  4. Indented -  Subchapters are indented.
  1. Custom titles - check this box if you want to display chapter titles automatically.

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Common Module Settings

For more information, see Groups and Groupings.

Restrict Access

For more information, see Conditional Release.

Activity Completion

For more information, see Activity Completion.

Modify a Book

To modify your book:

  1. Click on the book you wish to edit.

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  1. Turn editing on in the Administration block.

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  1. Locate the TABLE OF CONTENTS block at the top left side of the page.

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  1. Arrow icon: arrow.jpg The arrow icon allows you to move chapters up and down in order.
  2. Gear icon:gear.jpgThe Gear icon lets you edit a chapter’s content and titles, as well as make it a subchapter.
  3. X icon:delete.jpgClick the X icon to delete a chapter.
  4. Eye icon:Hide.jpgClick the Eye icon to hide a chapter from the students.  The chapter will be lighter to teachers indicating the chapter is hidden.
  5. ‘+’ icon:add chapter.jpgClick the + icon to add a new chapter or subchapter.  

To add a chapter or subchapter:

  1. Click on the + icon.

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  1. Type the chapter title into the Chapter title text box.
  2. Type the content into the Content text box.
  3. Check Subchapter if you want to make this page a subchapter.
  4. Click Save changes when finished.

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Note:  You can add numerous chapters/subchapters.

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

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For more information, see Book Settings. 

For additional information, contact ITRC - (208)-282-5880 or email itrc@isu.edu.


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