Related: Activities, Activity - Assignment, Activity - Feedback & Survey, Activity - Forum, Activity - Quizzes & Exams, Course Settings & Set-Up, FAQs, How To - Faculty, Resource - Files, Resource - URLs, Resources

Activity – Assignment

How do I track the completion of activities and resources in my course?

July 13, 2016 - Moodle allows you to track the completion of the activities and resources you have created in Moodle. To do this, you would: Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Turn on ‘Completion tracking’ Login to your course in Moodle. Locate the ‘Administration’ block and click on the ‘Edit Settings’ link: On the ‘Edit Settings’ page, expand the ‘Completion tracking’ section of the screen. Change the value of ‘Enable completion tracking’ to ‘Yes.’ Scroll down and save your changes. Update the settings for the existing activities and resources Back on the main page of … Continue reading
2352 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

How do I grade a student’s submission to an assignment activity?

January 29, 2016 - As an instructor, you can create an online space where students can submit their homework assignments called an Assignment Activity. Through an Assignment Activity, a student can submit to you: Text typed directly into the browser A single file Multiple files You can then provide them a grade (if you would like to grade the assignment), written feedback, and/or a feedback file, such as a student’s paper with your tracked changes or notes. To learn more about creating assignment activities, explore: How do I create a place in Moodle to accept homework assignments (i.e., an Assignment Activity)? Fast FAQ Video: … Continue reading
975 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

Fast FAQ: Creating an Assignment Activity

January 11, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the process of creating a space for students to upload their homework files online so you (and only you) can download & grade them. This space is called an Assignment Activity. Fast FAQ Video Transcript Same Topic with Screenshots and Written Text Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Creating an Assignment Activity from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
2136 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

How do I create a place in Moodle to accept homework assignments (i.e., an Assignment Activity)?

January 11, 2016 - Students can turn in files to you through Moodle. You can then provide a grade, comments, and even upload a corrected file for them. An Assignment Activity is the best choice to accept files online. To set up an Assignment Activity, follow these steps below. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle and click on the course in which you wish to create the Assignment Activity. On the main page of your course, click the ‘Turn editing on’ button. When the editing is on, locate the week/topic to which … Continue reading
2124 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

How do I grade students in a group in an assignment activity?

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. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle. In your “My Courses” block, click on the course in which … Continue reading
1733 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

Fast FAQ: Creating a Zip File

July 20, 2015 - [Fast FAQ] There are times when you may need to submit, email or otherwise transport multiple files as one single file. For cases like this, you can combine the files together into one zipped or compressed file. Often, the file extension for these types of files is .zip, so you may also hear this type of file referred to as a 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. Fast FAQ Video Transcript Same Topic with Screenshots … Continue reading
1684 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

Fast FAQ: Uploading Your Paper

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
1670 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

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
1382 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

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, follow the steps below. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. 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. The first set of information is about your … Continue reading
1353 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

How do I view my grades throughout the course?

September 4, 2013 - Your instructor may assign homework activities, quizzes, online discussions, or various other graded assignments through Moodle. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. 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. This block is usually under the “Navigation” block, in the left column. Note: if you do not see your “Administration” block there, it is possible that you ‘docked’ … Continue reading
1329 Read comments (0)     Add Comment


For more information, contact Moodle Support, MoodleSupport@trinitydc.edu.


For more information, contact Moodle Support, MoodleSupport@trinitydc.edu.