Blocks are items which may be added to the left or right or centre column of any page in GoucherLearn.  For more detailed explanations of the different functions of blocks, please visit the Moodle Docs post on blocks.

How to add a block to your course:

Step 1:

From your course homepage, click Turn editing on from the Administration block on the left or in the upper-right corner.


Step 2:

If you are in FOLDER VIEW:

  •  Once you turn Editing On,  drop down menus will appear at the top of your screen. Click on Add Block.


  •  Using the drop-down menu, select the block that you want to add to the course.

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If you are in TOPICS or WEEKLY Format View:

Blocks are on the left hand side of your screen.  Scroll to the bottom of the page and the bottom block is called Add a block with a drop-down menu that says Add… > select the type of block you’d like.

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Step 3:

The new block will be on the side of your screen below the other blocks with a series of icons to help you modify your block (move, update, delete, hide/show, assign roles).