The right column of Moodle’s layout can be customized with different blocks.
Quickmail allows you to email an entire class or select students.
To send an email message:
Copies of your messages will be saved in the History section of Quickmail. A copy of the message will also be sent to you.
The block labeled “Lafayette Library” is a basic block that includes quick search options for the library catalog and other information about the library.
The “HTML block” allows you to create unique blocks that contain text, links, and images. HTML blocks can be used for a variety of functions, from posting office hours to adding external links. This block type enables embedding video, sounds, Flash, and other files that can add unique elements to your course page.
To add and configure an HTML block:.
The “Remote RSS Feeds block” enables RSS feeds from external Web sites to be displayed within Moodle. As the information on the other site is changed, the block will update to show the latest feeds.
To add and configure an RSS feeds block: