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How To – Student

How do I self-enroll or use an enrollment key for a resource course? [Moodle version 3.2]

August 18, 2017 - There are some resource courses in Moodle which have self-enrollment enabled. This way, if you have the enrollment key, you can manually add yourself to the course. To do this, follow the steps below. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle. In the “Search courses” box in the center of the main page, search for the resource course in which you wish to self-enroll. In the list of courses in the search results, click on the name of the course in which you wish to self-enroll. Look for the … Continue reading
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Is there a mobile app for Moodle? [Moodle version 3.2]

July 5, 2017 - Moodle is an open source Learning Management System (LMS). Moodle.org, who develops this open source platform, offers a mobile app. It is not Trinity-specific, but it will work with our installation. Students, please note: there are some activities that can only be completed on a computer, including quizzes.  Faculty, please note: there are a number of administrative functions that can only be completed on a computer, including grading assignment activities.  Information & links to download the Moodle mobile app  Moodle Mobile FAQs Continue reading
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What is the ‘Announcements’ forum? [Moodle version 3.2]

January 19, 2017 - Every course space in Moodle comes with a forum that is set-up already for class announcements. This is the forum activity located in the top section of the course called ‘Announcements.’ Everyone enrolled in the course, both instructors and students, are automatically subscribed to this forum. When anyone posts to this forum, the entire class receives an email with the content. The content is also kept in the ‘Announcements’ so anyone can refer back to the post. This ‘Announcements’ is intended for class-wide announcements. To post to the ‘Announcements,’ please follow the instructions below. Note: you can click on any image … Continue reading
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How do I login to Moodle? [Moodle version 3.2]

January 29, 2016 - Moodle can be accessed through the internet. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. At the top of almost all of the Trinity website’s pages, you will see five icons. The ‘m’ wearing the mortar board is the link to Moodle, Trinity’s Learning Management System: You can also reach Moodle through the direct weblink: http://moodle.trinitydc.edu/ Once you are on the Moodle homepage, look for the ‘Login’ block or click the ‘Login’ link in the upper right corner. Trinity faculty members and students can log into Moodle using their Trinity network/email username and … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Embedding Video [Moodle version 2.9]

July 27, 2015 - [Fast FAQ for Everyone] Here is a quick video on the process of embedding videos from such sites as YouTube or Ted Talks into Moodle. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Embedding Video 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 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 (Microsoft Word format): Creating … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Submitting a Course Evaluation [Moodle version 2.9]

July 17, 2015 - [Student Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the Moodle 2.9 process of submitting a course evaluation! Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Completing a Course Evaluation from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Uploading Your Paper [Moodle version 2.9]

July 17, 2015 - [Student Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the Moodle 2.9 process of uploading your paper! Same Topic with Screenshots and Written Text Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format) 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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Why is my course grade percentage incorrect? [Moodle version 2.9]

July 12, 2015 - Moodle has many different ways of calculating grades (the aggregation method). The instructor chooses the aggregation method to reflect the system listed in the syllabus. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. One common method is what Moodle 2.9+ calls a ‘Natural’ aggregation. This used to be what was called the ‘Sum of Grades’ aggregation. This means that Moodle adds up all the points you’ve earned (186, in the example below) and divides that by all the possible points (200) to get your course percentage/grade (93%): This is great when all of … Continue reading
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For more information, contact Moodle Support, MoodleSupport@trinitydc.edu.


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