An Allocation Form can be used to provide students with a number of choices to rank, and the system allocates them fairly.


This refers to Moodle 3.6 from July 2019 onward

How to:  Add an Allocation Form

This Help page is Part 1 of 3 on Allocation Forms

You can use the Signup Sheet to allow students to sign up for a single choice, and the Choice activity to provide a simple poll. However, there are occasions when you need to provide more than one choice ("choose three workshops from the following selection") and/or to have students allocated their choices fairly based on the overall choices/preferences made by all students using the Allocation Form you've set up.

Adding the Allocation Form to your module 

Allocation Form Settings Explained

Once you have chosen the relevant settings click on the Save and display button to choose the options available to students.



At this point in the process you do not specify the maximum number of options but it is helpful to know this and bear it in mind.

Form availability 

Next steps

2. Create options in an Allocation Form
3. Adjust the allocation process

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