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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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My assignment upload looks different. How do I upload when I’m allowed to submit multiple files?

March 28, 2013 - How to upload to a multiple-file assignment* on Moodle: Login to Moodle (http://moodle.trinitydc.edu/) with the same username and password you use for your Trinity email account. Once you are logged in, click on the course for which you wish to submit your assignment. Once in the course, click on the assignment. If the assignment is open for submission and a multiple-files-allowed assignment, you will see a screen that contains an “Upload files” button: *Note: if it’s a single-file-allowed assignment, the button will read “Upload a file…” In that case, use these single-file instructions instead. On the next screen, click 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 a single-file assignment* on Moodle: Login to Moodle (http://moodle.trinitydc.edu/) with the same username and password you use for your Trinity email account. Once you are logged in, click on the course for which you wish to submit your assignment. Once in the course click on the assignment. If the assignment is open for submission, you will see a screen that contains an “Upload a file” button: *NOTE: If the button reads “Upload files” instead, please follow these instructions for submitting to an assignment when multiple files are allowed/expected. On the next screen, click the “Choose a … Continue reading
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How do I add a resource to my Moodle page?

October 29, 2012 - Download this “How To” as a PDF. Resources are files such as PDFs, Word documents, images, or PowerPoints. Login to Moodle and, in the “My Courses” block at the top of the right column, click on the course to which you wish to add the resource. In your course, turn on the course editing functionality by either: Clicking the “Turn editing on” button in the upper right corner on your course page. —or— Clicking the “Turn editing on” link in the “Settings” block in the left column of your course. Once editing is on, click the “Add a Resource…” drop-down … Continue reading
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How do I upload my syllabus to Moodle?

September 13, 2012 - 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 syllabus. Turn on the course editing functionality by either: Clicking the “Turn editing on” button in the upper right corner on your course page. —or— Clicking the “Turn editing on” link in the “Settings” block in the left column of your course. Once editing is on, click the “Add a Resource” drop-down menu in the week/topic to which you wish to add the syllabus. Choose the “File” option from the “Add a … Continue reading
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How do I import items between courses?

August 16, 2012 - If you wish to import items from an older course to a newer course or duplicate course items between sections, simply follow the steps below. 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. 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 ‘Settings’ block under ‘Course administration,’ click the ‘Import’ link: On the next screen, click the radio button next to your course that contains … Continue reading
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How do I access my course files in Moodle 2.2?

August 14, 2012 - One of the biggest changes for Moodle 2.2 is the file interface. To avoid multiple file duplication and to keep Moodle as ‘purely’ a LMS, and not necessarily as a file repository, Moodle changed the way it handles files moving forward. To reach your legacy courses files (those are the files that were in Moodle 1.9 before the transition) or to add new files, you will go through the “Add a resource” interface. When the course is imported next semester, the only files that will “move forward” would be the ones that are linked as resources in the course. You … Continue reading
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For more information, contact Moodle Support, MoodleSupport@trinitydc.edu.