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Monthly Archives: October 2012

How do I send an email in Moodle? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 29, 2012 - Quickmail is Moodle’s version of email. To send an email to all of your students or classmates/faculty members, you would use Quickmail. Quickmail is a ‘send-only’ interface, which means that when you send a Quickmail through Moodle, it arrives in the recipient’s email inbox. Then when they respond to it, the response will go to your email inbox not somewhere in Moodle. ‘Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle and click on the course in which you wish to send a Quickmail. In your course, you will find the … Continue reading
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How do I add a file resource to my Moodle page? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 29, 2012 - A file resource is a file that you, as an instructor, upload to your Moodle site so that students may view and download it. File resources can be in most any file format/extension, including .pdf, .docx, .pptx, .xlsx, .mp3, .jpg, and many more! If you run into one that Moodle does not support, please let Moodle Support know. In addition to this step-by-step, you can also view the FAQ, “How do I drag-and-drop a file resource on to my Moodle page?” for instructions on another method of adding file resources to Moodle. Note: you can click on any image to … Continue reading
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How do I create an online discussion forum? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 29, 2012 - The forum activity can be used to hold discussions online between all users. To set up a forum, follow the steps below. (If you set-up a Q&A forum, there are additional steps at the end. Make sure to scroll all the way down!) Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle and click on the course to which you wish to add the forum. Click on the gray ‘edit’ gear wheel in the upper right corner of the page. From the drop-down menu which appears, select the ‘Turn editing on’ … Continue reading
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How do I copy selected text from a label in one course to a label in another course? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 25, 2012 - If you wish to cut and past the content from one label area to another label, you can follow the steps below or you can walk through the ‘import’ process and just select the week that contains the content. (The importing process is also the process you would use to to move activities, resources, assignments, or text from multiple labels at the same time.) To review the importing process, you can view the follow FAQs: Fast FAQ Video: Importing Content into Your Course How do I import all of the activities and resources from a previous course into this new … Continue reading
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How do I move selected content between courses? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 25, 2012 - You can easily move assignments, resources, and activities, including content in your labels, between any two classes in which you are an instructor or have instructor-level permission. 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. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle. Click on the class into which you wish to import the items. On the main page of your course, look for the ‘Edit’ icon to the right of the name … Continue reading
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I am registered for my course. Why can’t I see it? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 17, 2012 - The reason you cannot see your course yet is most likely because the instructor for the course has not made his/her course visible to students yet. All courses are loaded into Moodle unavailable to students. Having the course unavailable is usually a conscious choice, perhaps because the instructor is still adding resources, or because the course is not until Term 2 of the semester, for instance. When the instructor is ready, s/he will make the course available to students and you will see it listed in your “My Courses” block or list in Moodle: You can verify that you are … Continue reading
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How do I change the grade or feedback for a manually entered grade? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 17, 2012 - You can adjust the grade and feedback for both manually created, ‘off-line’ grade items, as well as overridden activity grades from the ‘Grader report’ page. Once you have entered a grade in the gradebook manually for an activity created on the main page of your course, you have to continue to update it manually in the gradebook (or remove the override). The gradebook overwrites/supersedes the activity interface. To update both the grade and grade feedback for an off-line grade item or an overridden activity, follow the steps below. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version … Continue reading
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How do I make my course available to students? [Moodle version 3.2]

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. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle. You can locate your courses* in three places on the Moodle homepage: In the expandable and collapsible left navigation section with the purple background In your “My Courses” list at the … Continue reading
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How do I submit Mid-Term Progress Grades or Final Grades? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 4, 2012 - NOTE: Once you have submitted grades through this interface, you cannot change the grade online.You must submit a paper grade change form to Enrollment Services to change the Final grade. Final grade changes cannot be accepted via email or over the phone. There will be no changes to Mid-Term Progress grades accepted. 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. Each collegiate unit has different procedures around reporting Mid-Term Progress grades. College of Arts Sciences – Submit mid-term progress grades for … Continue reading
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How do I complete a course evaluation? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 4, 2012 - The Course Evaluation block will appear for students at the top of the right column on the main course page when the course evaluation submission window is open. This submission window is generally when approximately 80% of the academic session (e.g., DAY, TERM1, MONTHLY, WEEKLY, SEM, etc.) in which the course is located is complete. The submission windows for all sessions always close before the final grades are due. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle (http://moodle.trinitydc.edu/) with the same username and password you use for your Trinity email account. Once … Continue reading
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