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Is there a mobile app for Moodle? [Moodle version 3.2]

July 5, 2017 - Moodle is an open source Learning Management System (LMS). Moodle.org, who develops this open source platform, offers a mobile app. It is not Trinity-specific, but it will work with our installation. Students, please note: there are some activities that can only be completed on a computer, including quizzes.  Faculty, please note: there are a number of administrative functions that can only be completed on a computer, including grading assignment activities.  Information & links to download the Moodle mobile app  Moodle Mobile FAQs Continue reading
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How do I edit the dates for multiple assignments at one time? [Moodle version 3.2]

May 19, 2017 - In Moodle 3.2, Trinity has access to the report titled, “Dates,” which allows instructors to edit the dates for multiple activities on one page. This is extremely helpful when you import a previous term’s course and need to update all of the activity use dates. To access and use this report, follow the steps below. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle. Click on the which contains the items from the previous term. On the main page of your course, look for the ‘Edit’ icon to the right of the name … Continue reading
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What is the ‘Announcements’ forum? [Moodle version 3.2]

January 19, 2017 - Every course space in Moodle comes with a forum that is set-up already for class announcements. This is the forum activity located in the top section of the course called ‘Announcements.’ Everyone enrolled in the course, both instructors and students, are automatically subscribed to this forum. When anyone posts to this forum, the entire class receives an email with the content. The content is also kept in the ‘Announcements’ so anyone can refer back to the post. This ‘Announcements’ is intended for class-wide announcements. To post to the ‘Announcements,’ please follow the instructions below. Note: you can click on any image … Continue reading
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How do I give a student who didn’t take a quiz activity a zero? [Moodle version 3.2]

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. This is also how you would enter a grade for student who takes the exam offline for any reason. If you need to adjust a specific question and regrade the exam, please check out this FAQ, “How do I regrade a quiz activity?” Note: you can click on any image to view a larger … Continue reading
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Why can’t my students see their quiz grades? [Moodle version 3.2]

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. Jump to Fixing this Issue In the section of the “Quiz Settings” screen called “Review options,” you set the information the students can see … 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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Fast FAQ: Grading Online Discussion Forums [Moodle version 2.9]

February 29, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] If you would like to grade an online discussion forum from within the activity, you will need to enable ‘Ratings.’ The video below contains information about the various aggregations possible for the rating of forum activities. To learn more about creating an activity, please view the Fast FAQ video: Creating Online Discussion Forums. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Grading Online Discussion Forums 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. Here is the PowerPoint … 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: Understanding Orphaned Activities [Moodle version 2.9]

January 12, 2016 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Orphaned activities occur when you import content from a previous that had more weeks/sections than the current course. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Understanding Orphaned Activities Same Topic with Screenshots and Written Text (coming soon) 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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For more information, contact Moodle Support, MoodleSupport@trinitydc.edu.