Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Add an External Tool


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LSU Tools

Add an External Tool to a Moodle Course

1. Login to Moodle and select the course.

2. Click the Turn Editing on button at the top right corner of the page.

the Moodle edit button.


3. Click the Add an Activity or resource.

add activity or resource link at bottom right of a section


Please Note: There are two different ways to complete the next step depending on which view you are in. If you see two separate drop-down boxes, click Add an activity and select  External Tool.  For more information about this option, view Activity Chooser Option.

     
4. Select External Tool and click Add.

External tool


5. Select the External Tool that you want to use, then fill in the Activity Name.

External Tools settings in Moodle, showing activity name, preconfigured tool, and Launch URL

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