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 complete a course evalution?

October 4, 2012 - Note: The Course Evaluation block for students will appear during the time Course Evaluation completion is available. This time period is generally the last week of classes PRIOR to exams. Login to Moodle (http://moodle.trinitydc.edu/) with the same username and password you use for your Trinity email account. Once you are logged in, click on the course for which you wish to complete the evaluation. On the homepage for your course, you will now see a “Course Evaluations” block at the top of the right column. Click on the “Trinity Course Evaluation” link in that block. On the next screen, you … 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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How do I access my course files in Moodle 2.2?

August 14, 2012 - One of the biggest changes for Moodle 2.2 is the file interface. To avoid multiple file duplication and to keep Moodle as ‘purely’ a LMS, and not necessarily as a file repository, Moodle changed the way it handles files moving forward. To reach your legacy courses files (those are the files that were in Moodle 1.9 before the transition) or to add new files, you will go through the “Add a resource” interface. When the course is imported next semester, the only files that will “move forward” would be the ones that are linked as resources in the course. You … Continue reading
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Welcome to Moodle!

December 12, 2011 - Moodle is Trinity’s virtual learning space, including Trinity’s web-enhanced classrooms for learners at all levels. You reach to Moodle by clicking on the ‘m’ wearing the mortarboard (pictured to the right) in the header in most of Trinity’s webpages. Trinity faculty members and students can log into Moodle using their network/email username and password. For example, if your name is Jane Doe, your email username might be doej, which you would enter in the Username field. Enter the same password as you use for your email. If you’ve forgotten your password, go to https://myaccount.trinitydc.edu. Continue reading
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