Adding a Matching Activity
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Adding a Matching Activity

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To add a matching activity:

  1. View your course's content in the Course Builder Dashboard.
  2. From the task list in the left pane, select the chapter where you want to add the matching activity. 
  3. Click the arrow beside Activity.
  4. Select Matching.
You can also right-click on the chapter in the left pane, select Activity, then select Matching.

A new Activity tab displays the Matching workscreen.

  1. By default, new activities will be named Activity. Rename the task by doing the following:
  1. Click the  beside the name.
  2. Enter the new name.
  3. Press ENTER.
  4. Click Save.
  1. Specify the matching activity settings in the following accordions:
If you don't see the settings for the task, be sure the  button at the top of the workscreen is enabled. Depending on your screen size, the settings will display either on the right or at the bottom of the workscreen.
You can click Save at any time to preview the matching activity.
  1. Click Save.

Content

When you add a new matching activity, an activity group and matching set will be automatically added for you. You can replace the default text that is included with your content. To add activity groups or matching sets to the activity, click the buttons located at the bottom of the accordion.

Content

The following settings are located in the Content accordion of the Matching workscreen. 

Activity Group

Activity Instructions

Enter the directions you want to give learners for how to perform the activity.

Successful Completion Message

Enter the message that displays when a learner successfully matches all pairs.

Unsuccessful Completion Message

Enter the message that displays when a learner does not match all pairs successfully.

Matching Set

Drag Button Text

The text displayed on the button that will be dragged to the drop area.

Drop Area Text

The text displayed on the drag button's corresponding drop area.

  • You can remove an activity group or matching set by clicking the icon.
  • Removing an activity group will also remove all matching sets in the group.

Activity Settings

The following settings are located in the Activity Settings accordion of the Matching workscreen.

Activity Settings

Show Activity Instructions to the Learner

Check to display the activity instructions to learners.

Enable Simple Mode

Check to prevent drag buttons from being dropped on an incorrect drop area.

Enable Quick End

Check to only display the first activity group.

Design Settings

The following settings are located in the Design accordion of the Matching workscreen.

Design

Background Pattern

Select the pattern for the activity's background.

Color

Select the color for the activity's background.

Font Settings

Expand the Font Settings accordion to specify the font family, font color, font size, and whether the text displays in bold for the following text.

SettingDescription

Drop Area Text

The font settings for the activity's drop areas.

Drag Button Text

The font settings for the activity's drag buttons

Instructions Text

The font settings for the activity instructions.

Completion Information Text

The font settings for the successful completion message and unsuccessful completion message.

All Other Text

The font settings for all other text in the activity.


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