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==How is it set up?==
 
==How is it set up?==
*In a course, with the editing turned on, choose 'Glossary' from the activity chooser.
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#In a course, with the editing turned on, choose 'Glossary' from the activity chooser.
*Give it a name and, if required, a description.
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#Give it a name and, if required, a description.
* Expand the other settings to select
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# Expand the other settings to sections to define the settings you want, in particular the Entries section.
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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#Click Save and display
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#Optionally, click the Add a new entry button so students see at least one example. 'Concept' is the word or phrase you are defining and 'Definition' is where you explain it.
  
 
==How does it work?==
 
==How does it work?==

Revision as of 13:18, 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?

  1. In a course, with the editing turned on, choose 'Glossary' from the activity chooser.
  2. Give it a name and, if required, a description.
  3. Expand the other settings to sections to define the settings you want, in particular the Entries section.
  4. Click Save and display
  5. Optionally, click the Add a new entry button so students see at least one example. 'Concept' is the word or phrase you are defining and 'Definition' is where you explain it.

How does it work?

Student view

Teacher view

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