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==About the glossary activity==
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==What is the Glossary activity?==
The glossary activity module allows participants to create and maintain a list of definitions, like a dictionary.  
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The Glossay activity allows participants to create and maintain a list of definitions, like a dictionary. While it can be set up and used only by the teacher, its main function is as a collaborative exercise.
  
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{{MediaPlayer | url = https://youtu.be/ojTLv11p71U | desc = Overview of the Glossary activity}}
  
  
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==How is it set up?==
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*In a course, with the editing turned on, choose 'Glossary' from the activity chooser.
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*Give it a name and, if required, a description.
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* Expand the other settings to select
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Glossary can be used in many ways.  The entries can be searched or browsed in different formats. A glossary can be a collaborative activity or be restricted to entries made by the teacher. Entries can be put in categories. The auto-linking feature will highlight any word in the course which is located in the glossary. 
  
Glossary can be used in many ways.  The entries can be searched or browsed in different formats. A glossary can be a collaborative activity or be restricted to entries made by the teacher. Entries can be put in categories. The auto-linking feature will highlight any word in the course which is located in the glossary. 
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==How does it work?==
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===Student view===
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===Teacher view===
  
 
[[Image:Glossaryexample.png]]
 
[[Image:Glossaryexample.png]]

Revision as of 13:01, 9 August 2020

What is the Glossary activity?

The Glossay activity allows participants to create and maintain a list of definitions, like a dictionary. While it can be set up and used only by the teacher, its main function is as a collaborative exercise.

Overview of the Glossary activity


How is it set up?

  • In a course, with the editing turned on, choose 'Glossary' from the activity chooser.
  • Give it a name and, if required, a description.
  • Expand the other settings to select

Glossary can be used in many ways. The entries can be searched or browsed in different formats. A glossary can be a collaborative activity or be restricted to entries made by the teacher. Entries can be put in categories. The auto-linking feature will highlight any word in the course which is located in the glossary.

How does it work?

Student view

Teacher view

Glossaryexample.png

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