The Glossary extension allows for a list of terms to be displayed (in alphabetical order) in the ‘drawer’ of the course. The terms can be clicked to reveal a definition. The list of terms is searchable. Links to the terms can be included within the course content.
The settings for the Glossary are found under the Glossary extension item.
Enables or disables the glossary for the entire course.
Determines the order of the Glossary item within the drawer. This number is 0-based and has no effect if there are not other drawer extensions enabled.
The title of the drawer item. This title only appears if there is more than one drawer item installed.
The description of the drawer item. This text only appears if there is more than one drawer item installed.
This text will appear as a placeholder in the search input field. This text is required. Without an entry in this field the glossary will not be accessible.
The label text for the option to search within descriptions. This text is required. Without an entry in this field the glossary will not be accessible.
The message which will be displayed when the search produces no results.
The terms and descriptions contained within the glossary.
Glossary items are added by clicking the ‘Add’ button beneath the list of items. This will open a drawer with two input fields, one for the item description and one for the item name. The description field is capable of accepting and rendering some html tags. It is not a large field which is indicative of the brevity that should be used in glossary descriptions. When both fields have been completed, the item is added by clicking the ‘OK’ button.
Glossary items can be removed by clicking the ‘X’ button within each item definition in the list.