Moodle Course Resources

A resource is an item that a teacher can use to support learning, such as a file or link. Moodle supports a range of resource types which teachers can add to their courses. In edit mode, a teacher can add resources via a the link 'Add an activity or resource'. Resources appear as a single link with an icon in front of it that represents the type of resource.

Book
Multi-page resources with a book-like format. Teachers can export their Books as IMS CP (admin must allow teacher role to export IMS)

File
A picture, a pdf document, a spreadsheet, a sound file, a video file

Folder
For helping organize files and one folder may contain other folders

IMS content package
Add static material from other sources in the standard IMS content package format

Label
Can be a few displayed words or an image used to separate resources and activities in a topic section, or can be a lengthy description or instructions

Page
The student sees a single, scrollable screen that a teacher creates with the robust HTML editor

URL
You can send the student to any place they can reach on their web browser, for example Wikipedia