Since the event will be displayed on the calendar, the traditional approach is to head over to the expanded calendar view.
Step #1 Click Month (name) on the Calendar
Clicking on the month-name should open the expanded month view.
Step #2 Click on ‘New Event’
To create an event, you need to click on ‘New Event’ button. If you’re using Edwiser RemUIanother option you have, is to hover over a specific date, and click on the ‘Add new Event’ icon.
You’re all most there.
All that’s left now, is to add event details and save it.
Step #3 Add Event Particulars
Moodle offers 4 types of events that you can create. These types are based on event access capabilities.
User: visible only to the user creating the event
Group: visible to a Group (for a course)
Course: visible to all participants of a course
Site: visible to all members of the LMS
For each of the events, you can set the event title, description, start date, event duration (if applicable in minutes, or until a particular date), and create recurring events using the ‘Repeated events‘ options.
Remember to click on ‘Save changes’ to create the event.
Edwiser RemUI PRO Tip
With the ‘Upcoming events‘ widget that Edwiser RemUI provides, event creation is simplified. You now have a shortcut to add a new event!
The Events View
The different types of events are clearly highlighted in Moodle and are color-coded in Edwiser RemUI. You have the option to filter events view, to hide or show events in the calendar.
Well, that’s all for now. Watch this space for more such Moodle tips.