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How do I weight items in my gradebook? [Moodle version 2.9]

May 4, 2016 - To assign different weights to various items, assignments or grade categories in Moodle, your course’s gradebook aggregation must be set to ‘Weighted Mean of Grades.’ By default, the Moodle gradebook aggregation (the way it adds your grade values) is ‘Simple Weighted Mean of Grades.’ This is points-based, and does not allow you to weight categories or items so you must first change the aggregation and then you will be able to enter the weights. Here are links to specific Frequently Asked Questions about changing your gradebook aggregation: Fast FAQ: Changing Your Gradebook Aggregation How do I change my gradebook aggregation to … Continue reading
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Why is my gradebook only showing my course total or only the category total for one or more categories? [Moodle version 2.9]

March 2, 2016 - The ‘Grader Report’ is the spreadsheet-like view with all the students listed down the left side of the screen, and all the graded activities listed across the top. There are actually three possible views that you can choose for the ‘Grader Report’ in the gradebook in Moodle. ‘Full view’ – everything in the gradebook is displayed. ‘Aggregates only’ – only the course/category total is displayed, no individual grade items in the course/category are displayed. ‘Grades only’ – only the grade items are displayed, no course or category totals. NOTE: You can also apply these views to categories within the gradebook. … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Grading Online Discussion Forums [Moodle version 2.9]

February 29, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] If you would like to grade an online discussion forum from within the activity, you will need to enable ‘Ratings.’ The video below contains information about the various aggregations possible for the rating of forum activities. To learn more about creating an activity, please view the Fast FAQ video: Creating Online Discussion Forums. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Grading Online Discussion Forums 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. Here is the PowerPoint … Continue reading
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How do I grade a student’s submission to an assignment activity? [Moodle version 2.9]

January 29, 2016 - As an instructor, you can create an online space where students can submit their homework assignments called an Assignment Activity. Through an Assignment Activity, a student can submit to you: Text typed directly into the browser A single file Multiple files You can then provide them a grade (if you would like to grade the assignment), written feedback, and/or a feedback file, such as a student’s paper with your tracked changes or notes. To learn more about creating assignment activities, explore: How do I create a place in Moodle to accept homework assignments (i.e., an Assignment Activity)? Fast FAQ Video: … 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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How do I change my gradebook aggregation? [Moodle version 3.2]

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. In the upper right corner of the main page, click on … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Understanding Orphaned Activities [Moodle version 2.9]

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. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Understanding Orphaned Activities 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: Understanding Your Gradebook Aggregation Options [Moodle version 2.9]

January 11, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a video on the various gradebook aggregation, and choosing the right one for your gradebook! Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Understanding Your Gradebook Aggregation Options Same Topic with Screenshots and Written Text 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: Setting Up Your Gradebook [Moodle version 2.9]

January 11, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a video demonstrating the process of setting up your gradebook! Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Setting Up Your Gradebook Same Topic with Screenshots and Written Text 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: Changing Your Gradebook Aggregation [Moodle version 2.9]

January 11, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on how to change the aggregation of your gradebook! Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Changing Your Gradebook Aggregation Same Topic with Screenshots and Written Text 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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For more information, contact Moodle Support, MoodleSupport@trinitydc.edu.