There are a number of ways to manage your course, from adding resources and activities to managing users.


Activity Chooser

The Activity Chooser provides a combined list of activities and resources that you can add to your course.

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Once you click on the Add an activity or resource button, the Activity Chooser panel will appear. A brief description of each activity or resource is available by clicking on each item.

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If you are familiar with the tools available, or just want a slightly faster experience, you can choose to disable the Activity Chooser. Once disabled, resources and activities will appear within their own separate menus, as pictured below.

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Toggle Activity Chooser

The Activity Chooser can be toggled on and off to suit your preferences.

Disabling the Activity Chooser

  1. To disable the Activity Chooser in your course, you must first Turn editing on. Turn Editing On
  2. Once editing has been turned on, locate the Activity chooser off link within the Administration block under Course administration. Turn Editing On
  3. Clicking the Activity chooser off link will cause the page to reload and the activity chooser will no longer be available. Instead there will be separate menus for activities and resources. Turn Editing On

Re-enabling the Activity Chooser

  1. To re-enable the Activity Chooser in your course once it has been disabled, you must first Turn editing on. Turn Editing On
  2. Once editing has been turned on, locate the Activity chooser on link within the Administration block under Course administration. Turn Editing On
  3. Clicking the Activity chooser on link will cause the page to reload and the activity chooser will be available once again. Instead of having separate menus for activities and resources, both types will be combined within one larger list. Turn Editing On

    Once you click on the Add an activity or resource button, the Activity Chooser panel will appear. A brief description of each activity or resource is available by clicking on each item.
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