Moodle: Activities & Resources: External Tools: LSU Library Reading List

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The LSU Libraries Reading List tool allows instructors to create reading lists in Moodle.

To Add the LSU Libraries Reading List Activity:

  1. Login to Moodle and select your course.
  2. In the course section where you would like to display LSU Libraries Reading List, click on Create learning activity.

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  1. Choose External Tool from the Activities tab.

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  1. Fill in the Activity name field and select LSU Libraries Reading List from the Preconfigured Tool dropdown.

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  1. For most Preconfigured tools, the Privacy settings should be left with the default values unless the vendor gives specific instructions.
  2. The Common module settings specify whether the resource is available for students to see on the course page.

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  1. Restrict access settings allows the LSU Libraries Reading List activity to be restricted by configuring any of the available restrictions.

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Below are the restrictions available. NOTE: If more than one restriction is added, students must meet EACH of the requirements before the resource becomes available.

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  1. Activity completion gives options for allowing an activity to marked as complete.

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  1. Activities can also have an expected completion date added by checking the Expect completed on box

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  1. Tags allow for the addition of tags.

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Support & Training

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides Moodle support by email, by phone, or live through Zoom. For contact information, please see the article Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview. To connect through Zoom and for further information on support services and training, see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Faculty Resources & Support page.

The FTC also provides just-in-time faculty training opportunities and recorded training sessions. Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of available workshops and recordings, please see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Technology Training page.

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