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How do I give a student who didn’t take a quiz activity a zero? [Moodle version 3.2]

December 2, 2016 - If a student does not take an online quiz activity that you have created, you will want to enter the ‘zero’ that the student earned directly into the gradebook. To manually enter a grade for a student for a quiz activity, please follow the steps below. This is also how you would enter a grade for student who takes the exam offline for any reason. If you need to adjust a specific question and regrade the exam, please check out this FAQ, “How do I regrade a quiz activity?” Note: you can click on any image to view a larger … Continue reading
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Why can’t my students see their quiz grades? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 20, 2016 - In the Quiz activity, the instructor controls when the students can see each bit of information such as whether they got a specific question correct, what the correct answer is, and how many points they earned for the quiz (i.e., their grade on the quiz). If your students cannot see their quiz grades, it is most likely that the option for students to view their “Points” is not checked for the current time period/state of the quiz. In the section of the “Quiz Settings” screen called “Review options,” you set the information the students can see for the four time periods … Continue reading
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How do I create groups of students in my course? [Moodle version 2.9]

August 10, 2016 - You can place students in groups in the course and then enable the group options for various activities. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Creating Groups Manually Login to Moodle and enter the course in which you wish to set-up the groups. Locate your “Administration” block. Click on the “Users” text to expand that section. Click on the “Groups” link in the “Users” section. Look at the bottom of the “Groups” page. Click on the “Create Group” button. On the “Group” page, give the group a name. You do not have to provide … Continue reading
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How do I track the completion of activities and resources in my course? [Moodle version 3.2]

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. In the upper right corner of your course, click on the gray “edit” gear wheel. From the drop-down menu that appears, click on the “Edit settings” option. 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 … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Grading Online Discussion Forums [Moodle version 2.9]

February 29, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] If you would like to grade an online discussion forum from within the activity, you will need to enable ‘Ratings.’ The video below contains information about the various aggregations possible for the rating of forum activities. To learn more about creating an activity, please view the Fast FAQ video: Creating Online Discussion Forums. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Grading Online Discussion Forums English CC Available on Video <– Click on this icon in the bottom right corner of the player when the video is playing to make the video full screen. Here is the PowerPoint … Continue reading
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How do I grade a student’s submission to an assignment activity? [Moodle version 2.9]

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
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Fast FAQ: Understanding Orphaned Activities [Moodle version 2.9]

January 12, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Orphaned activities occur when you import content from a previous that had more weeks/sections than the current course. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Understanding Orphaned Activities Same Topic with Screenshots and Written Text (coming soon) English CC Available on Video <– Click on this icon in the bottom right corner of the player when the video is playing to make the video full screen. Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Creating an Assignment Activity [Moodle version 2.9]

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 (Microsoft Word format): Creating an Assignment Activity Same Topic with Screenshots and Written Text English CC Available on Video <– Click on this icon in the bottom right corner of the player when the video is playing to make the video full screen. Continue reading
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How do I create a place in Moodle to accept homework assignments (i.e., an Assignment Activity)? [Moodle version 3.2]

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 to which you wish to add the syllabus. On the main page for your course, click on the ‘Edit’ gear in the upper right, just to the right of the title of course to … Continue reading
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How do I add random questions to a quiz? [Moodle version 3.2]

December 1, 2015 - If you have questions in your course’s question bank, you can have Moodle randomly select questions to add to your quiz. This is best if you have your questions sorted by categories to allow Moodle to only select from the pool you set up. To learn how to add categories in your question bank, explore this FAQ, “How do I add categories to my question bank?” Once you have created a quiz and determined all of the settings, you will need to add questions to the quiz. To add random questions to the course, follow the steps below. Note: you … Continue reading
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