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Moodle Guide

The development of this guide is ongoing; we will continue adding Moodle LMS Tips, Guides, and Instructions. On the left-hand sidebar, you will find a list of Moodle LMS features or options. To learn more about that option or feature, click on the link.

Book Resource

The book resource will allow you to create a multi-page resource for students with multiple chapters and a table of contents.
You can embed multimedia into Book chapters.

Step 1

Select Book from the activity and resource chooser window.

Select Book from Activity or Resource Pop-up Window.

Step 2

Give the Book a unique name and description.

Give the book a unique name and a description.

Step 3

Choose how you would like to format the chapter number in the book. You can select None, numbers, bullets, or indented.

Choose the Chapter formatting style

Custom titles

The chapter title is displayed in the TOC and as a heading above the content. If the Custom titles are checked, then the title is NOT displayed above the content text.

Toggle how custom titles are displayed

Step 4: Adding new chapters

Use the contextual menu on the right of each chapter in the Table of Contents.

Use the contextual menu on the right of each chapter in the Table of Content to create a new page.


You can add a new chapter, delete a chapter, edit a chapter, or hide a chapter from the TOC.

Importing Chapter

Use Folders and HTML documents to import multiple chapters and pages. 

Step 1

Select Import Chapter from Book Main Menu.

Select Import Chapter.

Step 2

Choose how you would like your chapter imported.

  • Each HTML file represents one chapter: all HTML files in the folder will be separate pages within the book.
  • Each folder represents one chapter: you can have multiple chapters with multiple sub pages.

Choose how you would like your chapter imported

Importing from Microsoft Word

You can import a Microsoft Word document directly to a Book. The subheadings in Word can be used to create sub-chapters in your Moodle Book.

Steps to import a Microsoft Word document into Books

Exporting Books and Chapters to Microsoft Word

You can export an entire book or a chapter into Microsoft Word.

Exporting Book to Microsoft Word.

Moodle Books and Demo Course

If you would like to enroll in the Moodle Demonstration Course, please self-enroll or contact Maureen or Kyle at the CETL.

Directions for Self-Enrollment

Click on the link of the course you want to self-enroll.

FACDEV105--Moodle Books Demonstrations & Training 

FACDEV106--H5P Demonstrations & Training 

FACDEV107--Moodle Quiz Demonstrations & Training

  1. You will see something like this.
  2. Scroll to the bottom
  3. Click “Enroll me” under the Self Enrollment (Teacher).

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