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How To – Faculty

How do I create an online discussion forum?

October 29, 2012 - Download this “How To” as a PDF. Login to Moodle and, in the “My Courses” block at the top of the right column, click on the course to which you wish to add the activity. In your course, turn on the course editing functionality by either: Clicking the “Turn editing on” button in the upper right corner on your course page. —or— Clicking the “Turn editing on” link in the “Settings” block in the left column of your course. Once editing is on, click the “Add an Activity…” drop-down menu in the week/topic to which you wish to add the … Continue reading
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How do I copy text from a label in one course to a label in another course?

October 25, 2012 - If you wish to simply cut and past the content from one label area to another label, you can follow the steps below. NOTE: If you wish to move activities, resources, assignments,, or text from more than one label, follow the instructions for moving content between courses. Login to Moodle. Click on the class FROM which you wish to take the content in the label. Once in the your course, click on the ‘Turn editing on’ button in the upper right area. Find the label/week that contains the content in it that you wish to duplicate. Directly under the content, … Continue reading
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How do I move selected content between courses?

October 25, 2012 - You can easily move assignments, resources, and activities, including content in your labels, between any two classes in which you are the instructors. Login to Moodle. Click on the class INTO which you wish to import the section of the syllabus. Once in the your course, click the ‘Import’ link in the ‘Settings’ block under ‘Course administration’: Click the radio button next to your course that contains the content you wish to import (or search for the course, if it’s not one of the options already). Click the ‘Continue’ button: On the next screen, unclick the boxes next to the … Continue reading
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How do I change the grade or feedback for a manually entered grade?

October 17, 2012 - As you know, once you have entered a grade in the gradebook manually, you have to continue to update it manually in the gradebook. The gradebook overwrites/supersedes the assignment interface. However, you can continue to update both the grade and grade feedback for the manually entered grade by following the steps below: Login to Moodle and click on the course for which you wish to update the manually entered grades. In your course, scroll down until you see the “Settings” block in the left column. Click on the “Grades” link in the “Settings” block under “Course Administration.” Once you are … Continue reading
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How do I make my course available to students? [version 2.6]

October 16, 2012 - All courses are loaded into Moodle as unavailable to students. As long as the instructor has access to the course, the instructor has the ability make the course available to students at any point. If you would like to make your course visible to students in Moodle now, simply follow these steps: Login to Moodle. Click on your grayed-out, ‘hidden’ course in the main or right column under “My Courses” On the main page for the course, look in the left column on the page.  In the “Administration” block (formerly the “Settings” block), look under the “Course Administration” heading and … Continue reading
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How do I submit Mid-Term or Final Grades? [version 2.6]

October 4, 2012 - NOTE: Once you have submitted FINAL grades through this interface, you cannot change the grade online. You must submit a paper grade change form to Enrollment Services. Final grade changes cannot be accepted via email or over the phone. The “Request for Change of Grade” form can be found on the Enrollment Services website. It MUST contain a Dean’s signature before it is submitted Enrollment Services. Login to Moodle and click on the course for which you wish to submit your Mid-Term or Final grades. In your course, scroll down until you see the “Adminsitration” block in the left column. … Continue reading
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I can’t find my ________ block! Where did it go?

October 4, 2012 - Moodle 2.2 allows for greater customization in your own personal workspace. Most of the blocks in the left and right columns can be “docked” or moved/collapsed along the left side of the Moodle window. Remember: Moodle saves these settings for you. Once you’ve docked a block, it will remain docked until you undock it. To dock a block, follow the steps below: Login to Moodle and click on your course. Locate the block you wish to dock. You will notice two icons in the far right of the teal header for the block. The plus/minus sign expands and collapses the … Continue reading
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How do I upload my syllabus to Moodle? [version 2.6]

September 13, 2012 - NOTE: Moodle now has the ability to drag-and-drop files directly on to the main page of your course. This is a much quicker process than the previous version of navigating to the files saved on your computer. Click here for the step-by-step ‘How To’ for the drag-and-drop process of adding files. However, if you prefer the previous version, below are the steps for adding files in Moodle 2.6 (this is a process similar to the previous version of Moodle). Login to Moodle and, in the “My Courses” block at the top of the right column, the click on the course … Continue reading
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How do I submit Enrollment Verification? [version 2.6]

September 10, 2012 - “Enrollment Verification” allows Trinity to be able to verify attendance and subsequently disburse financial aid to students. As you know from working with your deans and from other University communications, submitting “Enrollment Verification” is mandatory.  This process, which depends on your role as faculty colleagues, allows us to continue to offer the financial aid opportunities to our students that we do. Enrollment Verification Steps Login to Moodle and then click on the course for which you wish to submit your “Enrollment Verification.” You will see a block in the left column called “Enrollment Verification,” under the “Navigation” and “Administration” blocks. … Continue reading
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How do I import items between courses? [version 2.6]

August 16, 2012 - If you wish to import items from an older course to a newer course or duplicate course items between sections, simply follow the steps below. Please note: for all activities and date restricted items that you import, you will need to update the dates & times to reflect the current course/section. Login to Moodle. Click on the class into which you wish to import the items. Once in the your course, in the left column in the ‘Administration’ block under ‘Course administration,’ click the ‘Import’ link: On the next screen, click the radio button next to your course that contains … Continue reading
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