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To add an activity to a Moodle course:

Navigate to your Moodle course and turn editing on by clicking the button in the top, right corner of the page (or by clicking the link under the Settings (Administration) menu). 

2Click the "Add an activity or resource link" and choose the type of activity you would like to add and click 'Add'.Students are required to interact with online activities, such as online self-assessments, contributing to discussions and completing interactive scenarios, in order to maintain student motivation and engage them actively in the learning process.
3You will then be taken to the settings page for that activity.
4Once you have selected the appropriate settings, click the 'Save and display' button and you will be taken in to view the activity. For some activities you will have further configuration options here.
5Once you have finished reviewing and/or editing the activity you can return to the Moodle course homepage using the breadcrumbs below the banner, at the top of the page. Just click on the name of the course (usually the module code).

You may then like to drag and drop the activity in to the correct position on the page, by clicking and holding the cross hair icon to the left of the activity name. Release the icon when the activity is in the correct location. If you cannot locate the cross hair icon, please make sure the Turn editing button is set to on.


If you have a number of related activities and/or resources, you might like to add a label containing a heading (you should use the large heading in Atto, or heading 3 if using TinyMCE to ensure the correct heading structure on the page).


You can return to the activity's configuration settings by clicking the Edit menu to the right of the activity and choosing 'Edit settings'.


Other Edit options include:

    1. move right indents the item, so you can show a hierarchy of items. Once you move right, you will also get an option to move left, so you can un-indent it.
    2. hide / show will enable the activity to either show or hide the activity from students view.
    3. duplicate resources might save you some editing time for similar activities.
    4. promote a student to act as a tutor on a particular activity by assigning them to the tutor role with the Assign roles option. This means they would have tutor rights just for that activity and nothing else on the page.
    5. delete will prompt you if you really want to delete the activity. Click Yes to delete.