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Adding the Random glossary entry block to your course

Nota bene: This block should be used only if you have already created a Glossary for your course.

  1. Click the Turn editing on button TurnEditingOn.png in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Locate the “Add a block” and click on the drop down.


  1. Select "Random glossary entry."

Using the Random glossary entry block

  1. In the Random glossary entry block, click the "Configuration" hand icon. This will take you to a page called "Configuring a Random glossary entry block."
  2. Select which glossary you would like to display and how the entries are chosen.
  3. Click "Save changes."


Students will be able to see this block on your class site.

"Add your own quotes" option

  • Students will be able to add quotes (new entries to the glossary) from the glossary block.
    • You can turn off this option by clicking the "Configuration" hand icon.

"More quotes" option

  • Clicking "More quotes" in the glossary block will take you to the glossary page itself.


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