Add a URL*
There may be times when you want to link out to a URL that it outside
the course, and have that URL show up as an item on the main course
page. What is a URL? It is used to note an address in the internet, e.g.
You might add a URL to your
course for a very important external website that a student might have
to refer to all throughout a course, or perhaps you might link back to
an orientation course for your program. You could also use a URL
insertion to add a video from somewhere like YouTube. These are just
three possible uses for adding a URL - you will likely think of others.
You can also add a URL as a link from regular text in another
resource, such as a page or a book. In this case we are referring to the
URL that you can add when using the "+Add an activity or resource"
function, so that the URL shows up as another item on the main page of
For this activity you should:
- Add a
URL somewhere in your sandbox. Your URL can go to any outside resource,
such as a website, a web-based document, or a web-based video
If you would like more guidance before you begin:
- Consult the "Moodle URL" resource on the RRU Computer Services knowledgebase.