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IMS content package settings

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Adding an IMS content package to your course

  • From the "Add a resource" drop down menu, choose "IMS Content package"
  • Give it a name and a description (which may or may not be required, according to admin settings)
  • In the Content section, click the button "Choose a file" to locate and add your IMS Content package


New feature
in Moodle 2.2!
There is also an option to display the IMS content package description on the course page below the link to the IMS file. See the screencast Moodle 2.2 - Show descriptions for a demonstration by developer Sam Marshall.

Course administration settings

There are the usual Common module settings and -if admin has enabled them - the Restrict access settings Conditional activities.

IMS content package capabilities

There is just one capability - View IMS content.

Site administration settings

The IMS content package module has additional settings which may be changed by an administrator in Settings > Site administration > Plugins > Activity modules > IMS content package.

Require activity description

This setting allows you to turn off the requirement for users to type something into the description box.