Using Activity Stealth Mode

Using Stealth Mode on Moodle activities

This new feature allows any activity in Moodle to be hidden within a topic but available through a direct link. This replaces the ‘orphaned’ activity functionality.

1.Turn editing on in the Moodle shell.

2. Find the activity you would like to enable stealth mode on. Click Edit and then Hide. The activity will now be hidden in the topic from students.

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3. Click Edit again, you will now see Make available in the menu. Click Make available to enable Stealth mode on that item.

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The item will now have a note under it stating 'Available but not shown on course page'. The students will not see the item in the topic, it is only available using the URL of the item.

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4. To get the items URL, click on the item to open it. Copy the URL at the top of your browser window. This can then be placed in a label or Moodle Lesson/Book for students to use.

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