Feedback Activity: Settings [Faculty]


The Feedback activity can be used to create a custom survey. The results of the survey can be viewed in detail or as a graph, giving an overall summary. The feedback results may also be exported as an Excel file.

For course evaluation specific information, see Course Evaluation Procedures or contact the ITRC.

This Guide Will Help You to:

  • Add a new feedback activity

  • Modify the edit settings 

  • Seek further assistance

Add a new feedback activity

The feedback activity allows you to craft your own questions to receive feedback from you students giving you the information that you need to improve your course.

  1. Toggle Edit mode on.

  2. Locate the week or section in which you wish to add the new activity

  3. Select Add an activity or resource

  4. Select Feedback

  5. Select Add

For more information see, Adding an Activity in Moodle ISU [Faculty]

Modify the edit settings


  1. In the Name field, Type the name of the Feedback. This will display to the students on the course homepage.

  2. In the Description field, Type a description of the page or any other information such as instructions you would like the students to see.


Note: If you wish to have the description displayed to students on the homepage, Check Display description on course page.


Note: To enable any of these settings, you must first check Enable.

  • Allow answers from - prevents students from submitting until after the specified time

  • Allow answer to - allows submissions at any time before the specified date and time.


Question and submission settings

  • Record user names - You have the option of making the evaluations anonymous or the option of seeing each student’s name and their answers.

  • Allow multiple submissions - If Yes is selected, the students will be able to give feedback multiple times.

  • Enable notification of submissions - If Yes is selected, this will send an e-mail notification to all teachers in the course each time a student completes the evaluation.

  • Auto number questions - If Yes is selected, the feedback questions will be automatically numbered.

After Submission

  • Show analysis page - Allows you to share results with the students by choosing Yes or No from the drop down menu.

  • Completion message - Allows you to type in a message to display to students at the end of the evaluation.

  • Link to next activity - By default, the continue button that is displayed after the feedback is finished takes the student back to the course page. If you would like the Continue button to take the student somewhere else, Type or Paste the desired URL page in the text box.

Common module settings

Choose whether to Show or Hide the activity

For more information on Common module settings, see Groups and Groupings

Restrict access

For more information, see Restrict Access

Activity completion

For more information, see Activity Completion


For more information see, Using tags


For more information see, Competencies

Save Settings

  • Select Save and display to be taken to the feedback activity.

  • Select Save and return to course to be taken back to the course homepage.

  • Select Cancel to delete the activity and return to the homepage of the course.

Seek Further Assistance

For additional assistance, please contact the ITRC at (208) 282-5880 or

For more information, please visit

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