Related: Activities, Activity - Attendance, FAQs, How To - Faculty

How To – Faculty

How do I add class sessions to an existing attendance activity?

August 8, 2017 - The university requires that you complete daily class attendance through the Moodle Attendance activity. The system will pre-populate the Moodle attendance activity shell, but you, as the faculty member, will need to indicate when your course meets. You would do this once at the beginning of the academic term, by adding a repeating class session. You can watch a short 90-second video on this process here. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. From the main page of your course in Moodle, click on the pre-loaded Attendance activity. This activity should be … Continue reading
3003 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

Fast FAQ: Adding Class Sessions to Your Attendance Activity

August 8, 2017 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] The university requires that you complete daily class attendance through the Moodle Attendance activity. The system will pre-populate the Moodle attendance activity shell, but you, as the faculty member, will need to indicate when your course meets. You would do this once at the beginning of the academic term, by adding a repeating class session. Follow this 90-second video on the process! Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Adding Class Sessions to the Attendance Activity Same Topic as Text with Screenshots English CC Available on Video <– Click on this icon in the bottom right corner … Continue reading
3002 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

Fast FAQ: An Introduction to Moodle 3.2

August 2, 2017 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] There are a number of new features in Moodle 3.2, especially for faculty members. Here are a few basic features. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): An Introduction to Moodle 3.2 English CC Available on Video Continue reading
2995 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

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
2923 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

Fast FAQ: Changing the Dates on Your Main Course Page [Moodle version 3.2]

May 30, 2017 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the Moodle 3.2 process of changing the dates on your main course page! Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Changing the Dates on Your Main Course Page 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
2835 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

How do I edit the dates for multiple assignments at one time? [Moodle version 3.2]

May 19, 2017 - In Moodle 3.2, Trinity has access to the report titled, “Dates,” which allows instructors to edit the dates for multiple activities on one page. This is extremely helpful when you import a previous term’s course and need to update all of the activity use dates. To access and use this report, follow the steps below. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle. Click on the which contains the items from the previous term. On the main page of your course, look for the ‘Edit’ icon to the right of the name … Continue reading
2758 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

Fast FAQ: Adding Multiple Files at One Time [Moodle version 2.9]

May 1, 2017 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] If you have multiple file resources that you wish to add to your Moodle site at the same time (instead of one by one), you can follow the steps presented in the video below. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Adding Multiple Files at One Time 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
2621 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

How do I change my gradebook category’s aggregation? [Moodle version 2.9]

April 26, 2017 - You can adjust your gradebook category’s aggregation in a similar way to adjusting your entire gradebook’s aggregation. By default, the Moodle gradebook category’s aggregation (the way it adds your grade values) is ‘Simple Weighted Mean of Grades.’ If you wish to use another aggregation in your gradebook category, follow the steps below to change the aggregation. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle and enter the course in which you wish to set-up the gradebook. Locate your “Administration” block. Click on the “Grades” link in your “Administration” block. From … Continue reading
2616 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

What is the difference between a category and a grade item in the Moodle gradebook? [Moodle version 2.9]

March 27, 2017 - On the ‘Categories and items’ page of the Moodle gradebook, you can set-up all of the details of your specific gradebook. This includes adding categories [1] and/or manual grade items [2], as necessary. Category vs. Grade Item A gradebook category is not something that will be graded on its own. It is a space used to group multiple items together where the individual items are set to be graded. Common uses for a gradebook category include: Homework category – The grade for all of the Homework assignments together carries 15% of the course’s total grade. This category averages together all of … Continue reading
2599 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

How do I change the weekly dates on my course? [Moodle version 2.9]

January 24, 2017 - All courses are created in Moodle with weekly date ranges at the top of each week/section. By default, these weeks begin with the first date of the academic session for that course. So if you are leading a course in the WEEKLY academic session and that session begins on a Tuesday, the weekly dates in Moodle will run from Tuesday to Monday, starting with that first Tuesday of the session. There are two ways to change these dates. If you would like to simply shift them so that the dates run Monday through Sunday, for instance, you can change the … Continue reading
2574 Read comments (0)     Add Comment


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


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