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The Glossary activity allows instructors (and students, if desired) to create and maintain a list of terms and definitions. A glossary can be created and updated by an instructor or it can be used as a graded item for students.
Select Turn editing on in the upper-right corner.
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Navigate to the section of the Course Outline where you want to add the Glossary.
Select the Add an activity or resource link.
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Select Glossary from the left-hand column.
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Select Add.
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Enter a Name that is relevant to the Glossary activity you are creating.
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Use the text editor to write a Description of the activity.
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Select the Display description on course page if you would like the assignment description to display on the Course Outline.
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Use the Entries section to adjust settings for how entries will behave and if comments will be allowed.
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Use the Appearance section to determine the look and feel of your Glossary.
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Adjust the Grade settings to select a gradebook location for the Glossary entry. You may also set a specific grade students must achieve to pass this activity. Note: For Grade to pass setting to be available, you must adjust the Ratings setting to score Glossary entries for a grade (see next step).
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Adjust Ratings if you would like to score Glossary entries for a grade. You can also restrict ratings to items within a particular date range.
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Select Save and Display to view your Glossary.
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See “How do I add a glossary entry?” for instructions on adding entries to a Glossary activity.
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