Feedback activity settings
  • 21 Jun 2022
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Feedback activity settings

Article Summary

Feedback settings

When setting up a feedback activity, you can configure the following settings.



Give your feedback resource a title.



Text will be displayed to users before they enter the feedback.


Display description on course page

If enabled, the description above will be displayed on the course page just below the link to the activity or resource.


Allow answers from and to

This allows you to set a time period during which the feedback will be available to responses.


Record user names 

Choose from the following options:

  • Anonymous
  • Users' names will be logged and shown with answers

Note that feedback will not be timestamped if this setting is set to Anonymous.

Allow multiple submissions

Anonymous polls allow unlimited answers for every user, for polls where the username is logged this allow users to resubmit their answers.


Enable notification of submissions

Notifications will be sent to Trainers and Editing Trainers upon the submission.


Auto number questions

If you choose Yes the feedback questions will be automatically numbered.


Show analysis page

The summary results can be shown to respondents, or shown only to Trainers.


Completion message

Allows you to write a comment/statement the learner sees after completing the feedback activity.


Link to next activity

After submitting the feedback, a continue button is displayed, which links to the course page. Alternatively, it may link to the next activity if the URL of the activity is entered here.


Common module settings

See common module settings to learn more.


Activity completion

See activity completion to learn more.


Restrict access

See restricting access to learn more.



See tags to learn more.


Plugin settings

As well as the configurable settings within each individual feedback activity, Site Administrators can also configure site-wide settings for the feedback by going to Quick-access menu > Plugins > Activity modules > Feedback


Allow full anonymous

If set to yes, users can complete a feedback activity on the front page without being required to log in.


Maximum days since completion

Course or activity completions older than this will not be considered when sending out feedback reminders. Zero or an empty value represents no limit.


co21(1)The Totara Academy has a whole course dedicated to using Feedback and choice activities in Totara Learn. Here you can learn more on how to use these tools, see best practice, and give it a go yourself.

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