Creating database fields


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Creating database fields

The next step in setting up our database is to create the data fields where students will enter in the data that's going to be stored inside of the database. In this example, we are just going to set up two data fields. The first one is going to be called species name and it's where the students will enter in the full scientific name of each organism that they have identified. The second field will be for common name and it will allow the students to enter in the common name associated with each organism. So to begin, make sure you are inside of your database and you are in the Fields tab. Next click on the dropdown menu for Create a new field and select Text. There are a variety of other data types that you can select here. But for this example, we'll simply create a text field. The Field name in the first blank is going to be Species_Name.

The Field description is going to be Scientific Name. We'll check the box for Allow autolinking. If autolinking is enabled on your...

Creating database fields
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Creating database fields provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Chris Mattia as part of the Moodle 1.9 Essential Training for Teachers

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Education + Elearning
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