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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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How do I change my gradebook aggregation?

January 14, 2016 - By default, the Moodle gradebook aggregation (the way it adds your grade values) is ‘Simple Weighted Mean of Grades.’ If you wish to use another aggregation in your gradebook, follow the steps below to change the aggregation. For more information on choosing the right aggregation for your gradebook, check out this Fast FAQ video, “Understanding Your Gradebook Aggregation Options.” 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 … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Understanding Orphaned Activities

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. Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Orphaned Activities from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Understanding Your Gradebook Aggregation Options

January 11, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a video on the various gradebook aggregation, and choosing the right one for your gradebook! Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Understanding Gradebook Aggregation Options from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Setting Up Your Gradebook

January 11, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a video demonstrating the process of setting up your gradebook! Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Setting Up Your Gradebook from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Changing Your Gradebook Aggregation

January 11, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on how to change the aggregation of your gradebook! Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Changing Your Gradebook Aggregation from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Creating an Assignment Activity

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. NOTE: You can find a version of this FAQ as text with screenshots here. Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Creating an Assignment Activity from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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How do I create a place in Moodle to accept homework assignments (i.e., an Assignment Activity)?

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 in which you wish to create the Assignment Activity. On the main page of your course, click the ‘Turn editing on’ button. When the editing is on, locate the week/topic to which … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Adding File Resources

January 8, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the process of adding file resources to your course! Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Adding Files to Moodle from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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How do I drop the lowest grade or grades?

November 30, 2015 - There are times when you may want to drop the lowest grade in a set of activities. Be it assignments, quizzes, manual grade items, or any other grade activities, you can have Moodle automatically drop the lowest grade or grades in any category in the gradebook. You can also enable this ‘drop the lowest grade(s)’ feature for the entire gradebook. To set up your gradebook to drop the lowest grade or grades, follow these steps below. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. From the main page of your course, click on … Continue reading
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For more information, contact Moodle Support, MoodleSupport@trinitydc.edu.


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