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Using the Content Creation Tool

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The content creation tool allows the fast creation of course content from pre-defined activities such as book, assignment and quiz. The tools allows one to create activities/resources with fewer clicks and multiple instances of an activity/resource without having to repeat the steps.


Step 1: Adding the block

  1. Log in to QMplus
  2. Navigate to a course page and ‘Turn editing on’
  3. From ‘Add a block’ click on Content Creation

Step 2: Adding the template

  1. From the list of templates, select one of the template. In this example, we have selected the template ‘Assign: standard assignment’
  2. From the ‘Select a topic/section to install into‘ choose a topic you would like to add the template to. In this example, we have selected ‘Topic 2
  3. The template will then be added to the course page under the topic you have selected.

Step 3: Editing the activity

  1. Click on the pen and pencil icon to edit the assignment.
  2. Now edit the assignment using the instructions provided in the description box.
  3. Once you have completed editing the activity settings, ensure to scroll down and save the changes. You may then begin to use the activity for your teaching.

Nb: You will be able to add multiple templates to one topic using this tool. 

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Produced by the the E-Learning Unit at Queen Mary University of London.
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