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Moodle links dashboard widget

The Moodle links dashboard widget allows you to quickly and easily access the latest information about your units from the Moodle unit News Forums, and your Moodle calendar. It also allows you to click directly into each of your units' Moodle homepages to view your upcoming events and other important information.

The Moodle links dashboard widget is available through your my.monash dashboard.  


 What do you want to do?


Enable the my.monash dashboard

1.  Log in to my.monash using your Authcate name and password.

2.  If you have already enabled your dashboard, a Dashboard tab will appear to the left of your Home tab.

Dashboard tab

3.  If you have not yet enabled your my.monash dashboard, click the Customise.

portal-customise-link

4. Click the Customise portal dashboard link.

Customise 

5.  Click the Enable dashboard button at the bottom of the screen.

Enable dashboard button

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 Add the Moodle links dashboard widget to your my.monash dashboard (Staff)

1.  Click the Add widget link in the top right hand corner of your my.monash dashboard page.

Add widget link

 2.  Click the Teaching link.

Teaching link

3.  Click the Add Moodle links button.

Add Moodle links

4.  The Moodle links dashboard widget should now appear on your my.monash dashboard.

Moodle links widget

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Add the Moodle links dashboard widget to your my.monash dashboard (Student)

1.  Click the Add widget link in the top right hand corner of your my.monash dashboard page.

Student add widget link

 2.  Click the Study link.

Study link

3.  Locate the Moodle links widget and click the Add Moodle links button.

Add Moodle links

4.  The Moodle links dashboard widget should now appear on your my.monash dashboard.

Student Moodle Links widget

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Move the Moodle links dashboard widget around your my.monash dashboard (Accessible editing mode on)

1.  Click the Customise link in the top right hand corner of your my.monash dashboard.

Customise Link

2.  Ensure the Accessible editing mode checkbox is checked.

Enable accessible editing checked

3.  Click the Change settings button.

4.  Click the Turn edit mode on link.

Turn edit mode on link 

5.  Locate the Moodle links dashboard widget and click the move icon on its title bar.

Widget move icon 

6.  Locate for the boxes with the dotted lines around them on your dashboard page.

 Widget move locations

7.  Click the box that describes where you want to move your Moodle links dashboard widget to (ie. Move Moodle links below Google Apps).

8.  When the wiget is in the desired location click the Turn edit mode off link at the top right of your my.monash dashboard page.

Turn edit mode off link 

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Move the Moodle links dashboard widget around your my.monash dashboard (Accessible editing mode off)

1.  Click the Customise link in the top right hand corner of your my.monash dashboard.

Customise link

2.  Ensure the Accessible editing mode checkbox is not checked.

Enable accessible editing not checked

3.  Click the Change settings button.

4.  Locate the Moodle links dashboard widget and click the title bar.

5.  Drag and drop the widget to your preferred location.

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Remove the Moodle links dashboard from your my.monash dashboard (Accessible editing mode on)

1.  Click the Customise link in the top right hand corner of your my.monash dashboard.

Customise link

2.  Ensure the Accessible editing mode checkbox is checked.

Enable accessible editing checked

3.  Click the Change settings button.

4.  Click the Turn edit mode on link.

 Turn edit mode on link

5.  Locate the Moodle links dashboard widget and click the delete icon on its title bar.

Wiget delete icon 

6.  Click the Turn edit mode off link at the top right of your my.monash dashboard page.

Turn edit off 

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Remove the Moodle links dashboard widget from your my.monash dashboard (Accessible editing mode off)

1.  Click the Customise link in the top right hand corner of your my.monash dashboard.

Customise link

2.  Ensure the Accessible editing mode checkbox is not checked.

Enable accessible editing not checked

3.  Click the Change settings button.

4.  Locate the Moodle links dashboard widget and click the delete icon on its title bar.

Wiget delete icon V2 

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