Moodle: Activities & Resources: IMS Content Package Settings

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For instructions on how to add an IMS Content Package to your course, view Moodle: Activities & Resources: Add an IMS Content Package

General Settings:

Designate a name or title for the IMS Content package, enter a description (optional), and decide if you want the description displayed on the main course page.

General Settings

Content Settings:

Drag and drop your IMS Content area, or use the 'Choose a file' button to locate it on your desktop.

Content Settings

Common Module Settings:

These settings specify the visibility of the SCORM activity for students (Hide/Show), and the group mode and grouping can be designated. See Common Activity Settings: Common Module Settings for more details.

common module settings in SCORM package settings


Restrict Access Settings:

The activity can be restricted based upon a date, group, activity completion of another activity/resource in the course, etc. See Common Activity Settings: Restrict Access for more details, but note that only the section on the Add Restriction button applies. If more than one restriction is added, students must meet EACH of the requirements before the activity becomes available.

restrict access settings in SCORM package settings


Activity Completion Settings:

By default, students can manually mark the IMS activity as complete, but an instructor can change this require a view. See Common Activity Settings: Activity Completion for activity completion details. 

activity completion settings in IMS package settings


Tags Settings:

Tags are keywords that can be added to an activity or resource. See Common Activity Settings: Tags for more details.

tag settings in SCORM package settings



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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