With the new Boost theme in Moodle 3.4, blocks are not as important as they have been in the past. Learn how you can still utilize blocks to create your course, but they will not be visible on the Moodle Mobile version of your course.
- [Instructor] If you've used Moodle in the past,…then you're likely familiar with blocks.…Blocks are a way that you can customize your page…by adding elements such as a calendar,…upcoming events, and more.…One issue with blocks in Moodle is that…they won't appear on the mobile version…of your Moodle course, which is being used…by more and more students.…When Moodle upgraded to version 3.2,…they added the new Boost theme,…which doesn't rely as heavily on blocks.…Remember that if I click on the three lines icon…up at the top left, I can bring up this navigation menu…that has a lot of the different elements…that we normally would have used blocks for.…
With that being said, you can still use blocks if you want,…so in this video, let's take a look at…how you can add blocks to your course page.…First, in the upper right-hand corner,…if I click on the gear icon, I want to make sure…that editing is turned on.…Next, I'm going to go over to the left-hand side…and click on the three lines icon.…I'll scroll down, and at the bottom,…
- Navigating a Moodle course
- Customizing your profile
- Creating sections within a course
- Adjusting course settings
- Adding course resources
- Quizzing students
- Managing course participants
- Customizing the Moodle gradebook
Skill Level Beginner
1. Learning Management Systems Introduction
Download and install Moodle1m 31s
2. Get Started with Moodle 3.4
3. Create a Course in Moodle 3.4
4. Course Resources
5. Course Activities
6. Manage Course Participants
Next steps1m 44s
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