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Activity – Assignment

How do I grade students in a group?

July 26, 2015 - Groups and groupings can be set-up to allow subsets of your course to do various activities in isolation of other group. Once groups and groupings are set-up in your course, there is another group-related setting on the Assignment settings page that allows students to submit in groups, and, consequently, allows you to grade in groups. To get back to your Assignments settings & change the group submissions options, follow these steps: Login to Moodle. In your “My Courses” block, click on the course in which you want to make the change. From the main page of your course, click on … Continue reading
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How do I create a zip file?

July 20, 2015 - There are times when you may need to submit multiple files in one upload. For cases like this, you can combine the files together into one zip file. Below is a short video on zipping files on a Windows computer. If you have a Macintosh operating system, you can find information on zipping files at this link. How do I create a zip file? from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Uploading Your Paper [Moodle 2.9]

July 17, 2015 - [Student Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the Moodle 2.9 process of uploading your paper! Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Uploading Your Paper from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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Why won’t my file picker or file browser load?

April 16, 2014 - The file picker/browser opens in a new, pop-up window and is powered by Javascript. Therefore, for the file picker to work properly, you must allow pop-ups for Moodle and have your Javascript enabled in whichever browser you are using. It’s also possible the you have a temporary file or cookies saved in your browser that could be effecting the Javscript’s function. To fix this issue, try these troubleshooting steps. First, verify that your browser currently allow pop-ups from Trinity’s Moodle site. If pop-ups are not allowed, follow these steps to allow them. Check that your Javascript is enabled. If it … Continue reading
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How do I view my grade for an assignment I submitted through Moodle?

March 10, 2014 - You can view the grade and feedback for a specific upload assignment activity through that actual assignment. To view your grade and feedback for assignment where you uploaded your file or files: Login to Moodle. Click on your course in your “My Courses” block. Locate the assignment on the main page of the course. Click on the name of the assignment. On the assignment page, scroll down beneath the instructions/description for the assignment. Your instructor’s grade and any feedback information will be there: Note: your original assignment will also be listed there. Continue reading
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How do I view my grades throughout the course? [version 2.6]

September 4, 2013 - Your instructor may assign homework activities, quizzes, online discussions, or various other graded assignments through Moodle. If your instructor is maintaining the Moodle gradebook, you can view your progress, grades, and feedback for all your assignments in the course this way: Login to Moodle. Click on your course in your “My Courses” block. Locate your “Administration” block for that course. This block is usually in the left column, under the “Navigation” block. Note: if you do not see your “Administration” block there, it is possible that you ‘docked’ your “Administration” block at some point to get it out of the … Continue reading
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I’ve received an “Invalid JSON string” error. What do I do?

January 22, 2013 - An invalid JSON error can occur for many reasons. The most common issue is usually associated with a file upload attempt, and can occur when: Attempting to upload a file with the same name as another already-uploaded file; Attempting to upload a file that is too large for the system (Sitewide the limit is 64MB; however, individual classes may vary—you can check your course settings); Attempting to upload a file type that the system doesn’t recognize; or Attempting to upload a file with a period or special characters in the file name. Another common cause of this issue is the … Continue reading
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How do I upload to an assignment my professor created in Moodle?

December 20, 2012 - How to upload to an assignment activity on Moodle: Login to Moodle ( with the same username and password you use for your Trinity email account. Once you are logged in, click on the course in which you wish to submit your assignment. Once in the course, locate the assignment. The assignment icon is a hand holding a piece of paper. Click on the assignment. You will be brought to the Assignment page. Review any directions. Verifying that the assignment is open for submission by reviewing the all the details listed under “Submission status.” Click the “Add submission” button to … Continue reading
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For more information, contact Moodle Support,

For more information, contact Moodle Support,