(Mandatory field) enter the name of the Glossary activity in the Name textbox.
Enter a relevant description in the “Description” text area that describes the glossary.
Display description on course page
Is this glossary global?
Select whether this going to be the Main glossary or a Secondary glossary, entires from a secondary glossary can be imported to the main glossary, there can only be one main glossary in a course.
Approved by default
If set to "yes" then new entries appear automatically. If not, then the teacher must approve each one first.
Always allow editing
If set to "yes", students can edit their entries at any time. If not, then they can only edit for a certain period.
Duplicate entries allowed
This allows the entry of more than one definition for a given word.
Allow comments on entries
Students and teachers can leave comments on glossary definitions. The comments are available through a link at the bottom of the definition.
Automatically link glossary entries
Turning this on allows individual entries in this glossary to be automatically linked whenever the concept words and phrases appear throughout the rest of the same course. This includes forum postings, internal resources, week summaries and so on.
There are seven display formats available to select from
• Continuous without Author
• Entry list
• Full with author
• Full without author
• Simple, dictionary style
Approval display format
It is possible to set an alternative display format for when entries are approved that can differ from the display format on the course page. This could be useful for instance if a teacher/trainer wants to see who made a particular glossary entry before approving it but doesn't want the students' name to be displayed for others on the course page.
Entries shown per page
Enter the number of entries to show to the user looking at the glossary activity. For example, the teacher may want to display one definition at a time to a student. The default is 10 entries.
Show alphabet links
If set to "Yes", users can browse the glossary by letters of the alphabet.
Show ‘ALL’ link
If set to "Yes", users can browse all the entries at once.
Show ‘Special’ link
If set to "Yes", users can browse the glossary by special characters, such as @ and #.
Allow print view
This provides a printer-friendly version link for students. (Teachers are always provided with a printer-friendly version link.)
Roles with permission to rate
(checkbox) Not available until the activity is saved first, determine roles that can rate glossary entries.
There are six Aggregate types that allow for ratings to be calculated or used. These include
• No rating
• Average ratings
• Count ratings
• Maximum rating
• Minimum rating
• Sum of rating
Scale is the type of grading to be used. If No grading is used then Scale is not used. If it is enabled, Type may be None, Scale or Point with the user able to enter the scale and maximum grade between 0 and 250
|Restrict ratings to items with dates in this range|
(checkbox) If, yes there will be from and to option for setting date range to allow ratings:
From: If enabled, date and time can be set when ratings are available from.
To: If enabled, date and time can be set when ratings are available to.
Grade Category options are based on the categories created on the gradebook setup
Grade to pass
This allows teachers to set the minimum grade required to pass and will be indicated by green for pass and red for fail.
The availability option permits students to view and access assignments and resources, there are two options available:
• Show on course page
• Hide from students
The ID number can be entered to reference the same ID number from a third-party package especially gradebook. Otherwise, the field may be left blank.
There are three options available:
• Do not indicate activity completion
• Students can manually mark the activity as completed
• Show activity as complete when conditions are met
|Require view||Enable this option if you require students to view the activity to be tagged as completed.|
Two options that can be enabled:
• Student must receive a grade to complete this activity
• Student must submit to this activity to complete it
|Expect completed on||This setting specifies the date when the activity is expected to be completed.|
|Tags||Tags will allow students and teachers to connect to other courses and content being offered.|
|Course competencies||Course competencies allow you to search for competencies that you’d like to link to your existing activity.|
|Upon activity completion|
There are four options to select once an assignment has been completed:
• Do nothing
• Attach evidence
• Send for review
• Complete the competency