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How do I allow a single student a second attempt on an assignment activity? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 20, 2017 - If you have not enabled the ‘Submit’ button or required the students to accept the submission statement, and it is still before the Cut-Off date/time in the system, the student should be able to delete the existing submission and add a new one without faculty intervention. Check out this Student FAQ, “How do I resubmit my homework assignment?” If you have a ‘Submit’ button or a the submission statement enabled, or if it after the ‘Cut off’ date/time set in the system, you will want to follow the steps below to allow a second attempt. Note: you can click on … Continue reading
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How do I track changes in my students’ documents in Moodle? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 4, 2017 - Unfortunately, there is no way to do shared document editing in the current installation of Moodle. You would need to download the students’ documents to your own computer. Make and track the changes. Save the file on your computer with a name that will help you locate it again (e.g., Paper2_FEEDBACK_StudentLastName-StudentFirstName.docx, StudentLastName-Paper2_FEEDBACK, etc.). Then go into the assignment activity and upload the file as a feedback file as you are grading. For the instructions on submitting a file as/with feedback, explore this FAQ: How do I upload a feedback file in an assignment activity? Continue reading
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How do I upload a feedback file in an assignment activity? [Moodle version 3.2]

October 4, 2017 - Right now, there is no way in our current installation of Moodle to edit Word documents through Moodle. You will need to download them to your own computer, make the changes, and then upload them as a feedback file for your students through the assignment activity. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image The first thing to do is verify that your assignment activity has “Feedback files” as an allowed “Feedback type.” To do this: Login to Moodle and click on your course. From the main page of your course, scroll down … Continue reading
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How do I create groups of students in my course? [Moodle version 3.2]

August 10, 2016 - You can place students in groups in the course and then enable the group options for various activities. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Creating Groups Manually Login to Moodle and enter the course in which you wish to set-up the groups. From the main page of your course, in the left column (the one with the purple background), click on the “Participants” link. Note: If you do not see the left column with the purple background, click on the menu icon with the three lines in the upper left corner … Continue reading
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How do I track the completion of activities and resources in my course? [Moodle version 3.2]

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. In the upper right corner of your course, click on the gray “edit” gear wheel. From the drop-down menu that appears, click on the “Edit settings” option. 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 … Continue reading
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How do I grade a student’s submission to an assignment activity? [Moodle version 3.2]

January 29, 2016 - As an instructor, you can create an online space where students can submit their homework assignments called an Assignment Activity. Through an Assignment Activity, a student can submit to you: Text typed directly into the browser File(s), 64MB or smaller You can then provide them a grade (if you would like to grade the assignment), written feedback, and/or a feedback file, such as a student’s paper with your tracked changes or notes. To learn more about creating assignment activities, explore: How do I create a place in Moodle to accept homework assignments (i.e., an Assignment Activity)? Fast FAQ Video: Creating … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Creating an Assignment Activity [Moodle version 2.9]

January 11, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the process of creating a space for students to upload their homework files online so you (and only you) can download & grade them. This space is called an Assignment Activity. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Creating an Assignment Activity Same Topic with Screenshots and Written Text English CC Available on Video <– Click on this icon in the bottom right corner of the player when the video is playing to make the video full screen. Continue reading
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How do I create a place in Moodle to accept homework assignments (i.e., an Assignment Activity)? [Moodle version 3.2]

January 11, 2016 - Students can turn in files to you through Moodle. You can then provide a grade, comments, and even upload a corrected file for them. An Assignment Activity is the best choice to accept files online. To set up an Assignment Activity, follow these steps below. 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 syllabus. On the main page for your course, click on the ‘Edit’ gear in the upper right, just to the right of the title of course to … Continue reading
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How do I grade students in a group in an assignment activity? [Moodle version 3.2]

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, allowing you to grade in groups. To get back to your Assignments settings & change the group submissions options, follow these steps. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle. In your “My Courses” block, click on the course in which … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Creating a Zip File

July 20, 2015 - [Fast FAQ] There are times when you may need to submit, email or otherwise transport multiple files as one single file. For cases like this, you can combine the files together into one zipped or compressed file. Often, the file extension for these types of files is .zip, so you may also hear this type of file referred to as a 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. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Creating … Continue reading
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For more information, contact Moodle Support, MoodleSupport@trinitydc.edu.