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How do I give a student who didn’t take a quiz activity a zero?

December 2, 2016 - If a student does not take an online quiz activity that you have created, you will want to enter the ‘zero’ that the student earned directly into the gradebook. To manually enter a grade for a student for a quiz activity, please follow the steps below. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. From the main page of your course, locate the ‘Administration’ block and click on the ‘Grades’ link. On the ‘Grader report’ screen, turn on the editing capabilities by clicking the ‘Turn editing on’ button in the upper right corner: … Continue reading
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Why can’t my students see their quiz grades?

October 20, 2016 - In the Quiz activity, the instructor controls when the students can see each bit of information such as whether they got a specific question correct, what the correct answer is, and how many points they earned for the quiz (i.e., their grade on the quiz). If your students cannot see their quiz grades, it is most likely that the option for students to view their “Points” is not checked for the current time period/state of the quiz. In the section of the “Quiz Settings” screen called “Review options,” you set the information the students can see for the four time periods … Continue reading
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How do I track the completion of activities and resources in my course?

July 13, 2016 - Moodle allows you to track the completion of the activities and resources you have created in Moodle. To do this, you would: Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Turn on ‘Completion tracking’ Login to your course in Moodle. Locate the ‘Administration’ block and click on the ‘Edit Settings’ link: On the ‘Edit Settings’ page, expand the ‘Completion tracking’ section of the screen. Change the value of ‘Enable completion tracking’ to ‘Yes.’ Scroll down and save your changes. Update the settings for the existing activities and resources Back on the main page of … Continue reading
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How do I add random questions to a quiz?

December 1, 2015 - If you have questions in your course’s question bank, you can have Moodle randomly select questions to add to your quiz. This is best if you have your questions sorted by categories to allow Moodle to only select from the pool you set up. To learn how to add categories in your question bank, explore this FAQ, “How do I add categories to my question bank?” Once you have created a quiz and determined all of the settings, you will need to add questions to the quiz. To add random questions to the course, follow the steps below. Note: you … Continue reading
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How do I allow one student a second attempt on a quiz?

July 23, 2015 - Moodle allows for individual user overrides and group overrides for quizzes. These overrides can be used to allow a different number of quiz attempts, as well as a different open/close date/time windows and a different time limit. Note: if you do not alter one or more of these settings, the settings will remain at the original quiz defaults. For example, if the quiz is closed to all students because the quiz’s original close date/time has passed and you do not adjust the override’s close date/time, even if you give a specific student a second attempt, they will not be able … Continue reading
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What do the ‘Review options’ on the ‘Quiz Settings’ page mean?

July 13, 2015 - In the section of the “Quiz Settings” screen called “Review options,” you can control which information students can during one of four time periods Moodle recognizes. “During the attempt” is while the students are taking the quiz attempt. “Immediately after the attempt” means within two minutes of the attempt being finished (when the student hits the ‘Submit’ button). “Later, while the quiz is still open” means after the two minutes are up, and before the quiz close date. “After the quiz is closed” means after the quiz close date has passed. If the quiz does not have a close date, … Continue reading
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How do I add an override to a quiz?

November 17, 2014 - Moodle allows for individual user overrides and group overrides for quizzes. You can add an override for an individual user or group to: Require a password; Extend or adjust the window for taking the quiz; Change time limit/duration allowed for the quiz (especially useful if the student has registered accommodations through Disability Support Services); Allow an additional attempt(s). Note: if you do not alter one or more of these settings, the settings will remain at the original quiz defaults. For example, if the quiz is closed to all students because the quiz’s original close date/time has passed and you do … Continue reading
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How do I allow a single student a different amount of time to take a quiz?

September 12, 2013 - Moodle allows for individual user overrides and group overrides for quizzes. In the case of a student with a disability (verified by Disability Support Services) that needs double time, for example, on an exam, you set up an individual user override to extend the time allowed to take the quiz. These overrides can also be used to allow a different number of quiz attempts, as well as a different open/close date/time windows. Note: if you do not alter one or more of these settings, the settings will remain at the original quiz defaults. For example, if the quiz is closed … Continue reading
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