Adding Activities

Activities, such as forums, quizzes and wikis enable interactive content to be added to the course. Some are only suitable for a tutor/teacher supported course (tutor only) rather than a free standing open educational resource.

  • Blog allows for creation of blogs within a course (tutor only)
  • Choice enables a tutor to ask a question and offer possible responses (tutor only)
  • Custom Certificate is your preferred design, rather than standard Statement of Participation
  • Forum provides a discussion Moodle forum facility (tutor only)
  • Glossary can be a list of definitions, like a dictionary, or resources for information.  
  • H5P HTML5 Package of interactive content (presentations, videos, multimedia, questions etc).
  • Lesson enables sharing content and/or practice activities in flexible ways (tutor only). 
  • Questionnaire allows survey construction using a variety of survey question types.
  • Quiz enables a course author to create quizzes comprising questions of various types.
  • SCORM package Shareable Content Object Reference Model collection of files.   
  • StudentQuiz allows students to add questions for the crowd (tutor only).
  • Wiki lets users edit a set of linked pages, often a collaborative activity (tutor only). 
  • Workshop enables collection, review and peer assessment of students' work (tutor only)

10. SCORM package

10.2. How to upload a SCORM package to OpenLearn Create (Moodle)

Go to the topic area in your course where you want the SCORM package uploaded and select ‘Add an activity or resource’.

Select ‘SCORM package’.

Give your SCORM package a name.

You will need to update the settings for ‘appearance’, ‘compatibility settings’ and ‘activity completion’. Configure the settings as follows:

Appearance settings:

Display package: Current window

Untick 'Display activity name'

Click 'Show more'

Student skip content structure page: Always

Disable preview mode: Yes

Display course structure on entry page: No

Display course structure in player: Disabled

Display attempt status: No

Activity completion settings

Completion tracking: show activity as complete when conditions are met.

Require status: make sure 'Completed' is ticked and the other two are left unticked.

Compatibility settings

By default Auto-commit is set to 'No'', it has to be switched to 'Yes' so the Moodle system will pick up the completion information from the SCORM file.

Force completed: No

Auto-continue: No

Auto-commit: Yes

Mastery score overrides status: Yes