How do I add text to the weekly sections of my course?

September 2, 2015 - Each week or topic, including the top or “general” area, has a summary. This is where information like your topic title or weekly goals could go. By default, the weekly topics display the date range for that week. To add text to a weekly or topic section summary, follow the steps below. Login to Moodle. Click on the course to which you wish to add the welcome message. Click the ‘Turn editing on’ button to turn on the editing for your course. When you turn on the editing, you will see gray editing icons (the gray cog wheel) in each … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Importing Content into Your Course [Moodle 2.9]

August 20, 2015 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the Moodle 2.9 process of adding URL resources to your course! Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Importing Content into Your Course from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Creating Online Discussion Forums [Moodle 2.9]

August 18, 2015 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here are three quick videos on exploring, creating, and grading online discussion forums. Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. About Online Discussion Forums Creating Online Discussion Forums Rating Online Discussion Forums Here is the PowerPoint file, Forum Ratings, with the various aggregation types explained which is used in the video. Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Adding URL Resources [Moodle 2.9]

August 18, 2015 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the Moodle 2.9 process of adding URL resources to your course! Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Adding URL Resources from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Adding a Welcome Message [Moodle 2.9]

August 12, 2015 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the Moodle 2.9 process of adding a welcome message to your course! Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Adding a Welcome Message from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Tracking Class Attendance [Moodle 2.9]

July 27, 2015 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here are two quick videos on the Moodle 2.9 process of setting up class attendance and taking class attendance. Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen. Setting Up Class Attendance Taking Class Attendance Automatic Grading of Attendance Sessions Moodle allots each attendance session two points, broken down as such: Present – 2 points out of 2 points possible Late – 1 point out of 2 Excused – 1 out of 2 Absent – 0 out of 2 For example: If you have 16 attendance sessions, and student A has an … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Embedding Video [Moodle 2.9]

July 27, 2015 - [Fast FAQ for Everyone] Here is a quick video on the Moodle 2.9 process of embedding video in Moodle 2.9! Embedding Video from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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How do I grade students in a group?

July 26, 2015 - Groups and groupings can be set-up to allow subsets of your course to do various activities in isolation of other group. Once groups and groupings are set-up in your course, there is another group-related setting on the Assignment settings page that allows students to submit in groups, and, consequently, allows you to grade in groups. To get back to your Assignments settings & change the group submissions options, follow these steps: Login to Moodle. In your “My Courses” block, click on the course in which you want to make the change. From the main page of your course, click on … 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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How do I create a zip file?

July 20, 2015 - There are times when you may need to submit multiple files in one upload. For cases like this, you can combine the files together into one zip file. Below is a short video on zipping files on a Windows computer. If you have a Macintosh operating system, you can find information on zipping files at this link. How do I create a zip file? from TrinityDC on Vimeo. Continue reading
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