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How To – Student

How do I login to Moodle?

January 29, 2016 - 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. Use the same username and password you use to login to your email or Self-Service. Remember you username is everything before the ‘@’ symbol in your email address. Once you login, all the courses to which you currently have access will be listed in your ‘My Courses’ … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Submitting a Course Evaluation

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

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 is my course grade percentage incorrect?

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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Where are the previous courses I’ve taken in Moodle?

May 20, 2015 - All courses, aside from professional development courses offered through the Office of Continuing Education, are archived approximately one week into the next semester/term. This stores them, and student access is no longer linked through your “My Courses” block. WINTER & SPRING term courses are usually archived near the beginning of June. MAY & SUMMER courses are usually archived near the end of August or the beginning of September. FALL Courses are usually archived near the middle to end of January. When a specific date for the archiving process is determined, it is announced through the University’s email. As a student, … 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, 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
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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
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How do I adjust my pop-up blocker settings?

July 25, 2013 -  For Moodle to function properly, you need to make sure that your browser currently allows pop-ups (and JavaScript). To check and adjust your pop-up blockers, follow the instructions for your browser. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Google Chrome Images for version 42.0.2311.135 Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar. Select “Settings” option. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and click “Show advanced settings.” In the “Privacy” section, click the “Content settings” button. Scroll down until you see the “Pop-ups” section. In the “Pop-ups” section, select “Allow all … Continue reading
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How do I find my course in Moodle as a student?

July 22, 2013 - All courses are loaded into Moodle as unavailable to students. Once the instructor has added resources, s/he will make it available to students. (Instructors – can’t remember how? Follow these instructions on making your course available to students.) Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. For students: Verify that you are registered for the course. You can view your registration information in Self-Service. Login to Moodle using your Trinity username and password. Remember: the username is everything before the ‘@’ in your Trinity email address. Check your “My Courses” block along the … Continue reading
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For more information, contact Moodle Support, MoodleSupport@trinitydc.edu.


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