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Monthly Archives: October 2012

How do I send an email in Moodle?

October 29, 2012 - Quickmail is Moodle’s version of email. To send an email to all of your students or classmates/faculty members, you would use Quickmail. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle and, in the “My Courses” block in the left column, click on the course in which you wish to send a Quickmail. In your course, you will find the “Quickmail” block in the right column. Click on the “Compose New Email” link. NOTE: If you do not see your “Quickmail” block, it is possible that you docked it, unintentionally. Check … Continue reading
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How do I add a file resource to my Moodle page?

October 29, 2012 - A file resource is a file that you, as an instructor, upload to your Moodle site so that students may view and download it. File resources can be in most any file format/extension, including .pdf, .docx, .pptx, .xlsx, .mp3, .jpg, and many more! If you run into one that Moodle does not support, please let Moodle Support know. In addition to this step-by-step, you can also view the FAQ, “How do I drag-and-drop a file resource on to my Moodle page?” for instructions on another method of adding file resources to Moodle. Note: you can click on any image to … Continue reading
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How do I create an online discussion forum?

October 29, 2012 - The forum activity can be used to hold discussions online between all users. To set up a forum, follow the steps below. (If you set-up a Q&A forum, there are additional steps at the end. Make sure to scroll all the way down!) Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle and, in the “My Courses” block at the top of the right column, the click on the course to which you wish to add the forum. Turn on the course editing functionality by either: Clicking the “Turn editing on” … Continue reading
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How do I copy text from a label in one course to a label in another course?

October 25, 2012 - If you wish to cut and past the content from one label area to another label, you can follow the steps below or you can walk through the ‘import’ process and just select the week that contains the content. (This is also the process you would use to to move activities, resources, assignments, or text from more than one label.) To review the importing process, you can view the follow FAQs: Fast FAQ Video: Importing Content into Your Course How do I import all of the activities and resources from a previous course into this new semester’s course? How do … Continue reading
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How do I move selected content between courses?

October 25, 2012 - You can easily move assignments, resources, and activities, including content in your labels, between any two classes in which you are an instructor or have instructor-level permission. Please note: for all activities and date restricted items that you import, you will need to update the dates & times to reflect the current course/section. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle. Click on the class into which you wish to import the items. Once in the your course, in the left column in the ‘Administration’ block under ‘Course administration,’ click … Continue reading
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I am registered for my course. Why can’t I see it?

October 17, 2012 - The reason you cannot see your course yet is most likely because the instructor for the course has not made his/her course visible to students yet. This is usually a conscious choice, perhaps because the instructor is still adding resources, because the course is not until Term 2 of the semester, or because the instructor is not intending to use Moodle for any part of their coursework. When the instructor is ready, s/he will make the course available to students and you will see it listed under “My Courses” in Moodle. You can verify that you are registered for the … Continue reading
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How do I change the grade or feedback for a manually entered grade?

October 17, 2012 - You can adjust the grade and feedback for both manually created, ‘off-line’ grade items, as well as overridden activity grades from the ‘Grader report’ page. Once you have entered a grade in the gradebook manually for an activity created on the main page of your course, you have to continue to update it manually in the gradebook (or remove the override). The gradebook overwrites/supersedes the activity interface. To update both the grade and grade feedback for an off-line grade item or an overridden activity, follow the steps below. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version … Continue reading
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How do I make my course available to students?

October 16, 2012 - All courses are loaded into Moodle as unavailable to students. As long as the instructor has access to the course, the instructor has the ability make the course available to students at any point. If you would like to make your course visible to students in Moodle now, simply follow these steps. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle. In the left column, locate your “My Courses” block. Click on the grayed-out, unavailable course that you wish to make available to students. On the main page for the course, … Continue reading
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How do I submit Mid-Term Progress Grades or Final Grades?

October 4, 2012 - NOTE: Once you have submitted grades through this interface, you cannot change the grade online.You must submit a paper grade change form to Enrollment Services to change the Final grade. Final grade changes cannot be accepted via email or over the phone. There will be no changes to Mid-Term Progress grades accepted. The “Request for Change of Grade” form can be found on the Enrollment Services website. It MUST contain a Dean’s signature before it is submitted Enrollment Services. Each collegiate unit has different procedures around reporting Mid-Term Progress grades. College of Arts Sciences – Submit mid-term progress grades for … Continue reading
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I can’t find my ________ block! Where did it go?

October 4, 2012 - Most of the blocks in the left column can be “docked” or moved/collapsed along the left side of the Moodle window. Remember: Moodle saves these settings for you. Once you’ve docked a block, it will remain docked until you undock it. To dock a block, follow the steps below. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle and click on your course. Locate the block you wish to dock. In the upper right corner of the block, you will see two options: a minus sign and an arrow facing left. … Continue reading
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