Create a Page

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A teacher can create a web page using the text editor. A page can display text, images, sound, video, web links and embedded code, such as Google maps. Advantages of creating a page includes the resource being more accessible (for example to users of mobile devices) and easier to update.


How to Create a Page

  1. Go to the section where you would like to create a page. If the Add an activity or resource link does not appear in the lower right corner of the section, in the upper right corner of the window, click the Turn editing on button.





  2. Click the Add an activity or resource link. When this window appears, scroll down to the Resources list, click Page and click the Add button.



  3. General Settings: Instructions are below this image.



    1. Name: Enter the name of the page, which will appear as the link to this page in the topic/week section.
    2. Description: Enter the description of this page.
    3. Display description on the course page: If you would like the description to display below the link on the course page, check this box. If not, don't check it.


  4. Content settings: In this box, enter the content for the page.



  5. Appearance Settings: Instructions are below this image.



    1. Display page name: On the page that students will see, if you would like the page name to be displayed, check this box.
    2. Display page description: On the page that students will see, if you would like the page discription to be displayed, check this box.


  6. Common Module Settings: Instructions are below this image.



    1. Visible: If you would like this link to be visible to students in this section, check this box.
    2. ID number: Setting an ID number provides a way of identifying the activity for grade calculation purposes. If the activity is not included in any grade calculation then the ID number field may be left blank. The ID number can also be set in the gradebook, though it can only be edited on the activity settings page.


  7. Restrict Access Settings: Instructions are below this image.



    1. Allow access from: If you would like to set a date and time when students can access this page, check the box next to Enable and enter the date and time when they can access this page.
    2. Allow access until: If you would like to set a date and time to when students can access this page, check the box next to Enable and enter the date and time when they can no longer access this page.
    3. Grade condition: If you have a grade requirement of a previous activity in this course that students must achieve before accessing this page, select the activity and enter the grade range. You can add additional grade conditions by clicking the Add 2 grade conditions to form button.
    4. User field: You can restrict access based on any field from the users profile. You can add additional user field restrictions by clicking the Add 2 user field conditions to form button.
    5. Activity completion condition: If there are previous activities in this course that need to be completed before students can access this page, select the activity. You can add additional activities to complete by clicking the Add 2 activity conditions to form button.
    6. While access is prevented: If you made any restrictions, select how you would like this lesson to be hidden: Show activity greyed-out, with restriction information - student will see this link greyed out and have a list of why they cannot access it. Hide activity entirely in the course and gradebook - This link will not appear in the course or gradebook. Students won't know it exists and they won't see a list of why they can't access it.


  8. Activity Completion Settings: Instructions are below this image.



    1. Completion tracking: If you don't select Do not indicate activity completion, activity completion is tracked, either manually (if you select Students can manually mark the activity as completed) or automatically (if you select Show activity as complete when conditions are met). Multiple conditions may be set if desired. If so, the activity will only be considered complete when ALL conditions are met. A tick next to the activity name on the course page indicates when the activity is complete.
    2. Require view: If students are required to view this page in order to complete this assignment, check this box.
    3. Require grade: If students are required to receive a grade for this page in order to complete the page, check this box.
    4. Expect completion on: If you have a date and time when students are supposed to complete this page, check the Enable box and enter the date and time.


  9. Click the Save and display button.



  10. Review the page that students will see to make sure everything is correct.