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This page is about the course activity Database.
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Creating or editing a Database activity module is straight forward.
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# Turn on course editing, select Databases from the "Add an activity" pull down menu
 
# Turn on course editing, select Databases from the "Add an activity" pull down menu
# Set the name and parameters,
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# Set the name, description and other settings ([[Adding/editing a database#Database_settings|see below]]
# Define the fields
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# Define the [[Database fields|fields]]
# Define the templates
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# Define the [[Database templates|templates]]
# View the lists and results of data entry.
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# [[Viewing a database|View the lists]] and results of data entry.
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*TIP: Consider using a [[Database presets]] via an import.
  
  

Revision as of 10:49, 22 August 2008

Template:Databases

Creating or editing a Database activity module is straight forward.

  1. Turn on course editing, select Databases from the "Add an activity" pull down menu
  2. Set the name, description and other settings (see below
  3. Define the fields
  4. Define the templates
  5. View the lists and results of data entry.


Give your database a name and a description
Set additional parameters

Database settings

  • Title
  • Description
  • Available from and to - default is disabled
  • Viewable from and to - default is disabled
  • Required entries - how many entries must a student make
  • Entries required before viewing
  • Maximum entries
  • Comments - allow student comments
  • Require approval
  • Allow posts to be rated?
    • Grade - scale used on ratings

See also