Moodle: Activities & Resources: Lightbox Gallery Settings

The Lightbox Gallery allows you to create image galleries within your Moodle course. Small thumbnails will then be generated, which are used for the thumbnail view of the gallery. For instructions on adding this resource, see Moodle: Activities & Resources: Add a Lightbox Gallery.

After adding the Lightbox Gallery activity, the instructor must provide a name for the resource. Adding a description is optional. 

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Advanced settings

In this section, instructors must decide how many images to display on each page, to include the caption text, and where the caption position will be for each image. Additionally, they can choose to automatically resize an image, allow comments, or show extended image information.

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Common module settings

These settings specify whether the resource is available for students to see on the course page.

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Restrict access settings

The lightbox gallery can be restricted based upon a date, group, activity completion of another activity/resource in the course, etc.

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

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Activity completion settings

By default, students can manually mark the gallery as complete, but an instructor can change this to be required. If required, the students can be marked complete by viewing the lightbox gallery.

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Tags are keywords that can be added to an activity or resource.

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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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