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Moodle Help

This guide is designed to assist Earlham faculty with Moodle questions. Moodle 3.8 is Earlham's learning management system that assists with teaching and learning.

Create Blogs/Wikis

Blog - Instead of using blogs in Moodle, most use a third party blogging tool (e.g. Weebly, Wix, Tumblr, etc.). OUBlog activity is an option for blogging within Moodle.

Wiki - Instead of using wikis in Moodle, use a third party wiki tool. 

Add a Glossary

The Glossary activity allows users to create a collection of terms and definitions, as in a dictionary. Teachers can restrict access to a Glossary so that only they can create entries, or they can allow students to add new entries as well.

  1. In the Top Right corner of your course, click the gear symbol to access administrative settings. Select Turn editing on.
  2. Click Add an activity from the drop-down menu.
  3. Select Glossary.
  4. From this page, add the Name of the glossary. In addition, you can choose various features, such as Entries, Appearance, Grade, etc. 
  5. After you have edited the glossary activity, click Save and display.

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