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What am I required to do in Moodle, as a Faculty member? [Moodle version 3.2]

August 14, 2015 - As a University, Trinity requires that all faculty do the following in Moodle: Post your syllabus as a file resource on the main page of your course with the word ‘Syllabus’ in the name. If you have posted it elsewhere, such as in a forum discussion thread or as a link to an external site like Google Drive, you must also post the syllabus as a file resource to the main page your course, ideally in the top section or first week. Text with screenshots – How do I upload my syllabus to Moodle? Short video – Fast FAQ: Uploading Your Syllabus Submit Enrollment Verification … Continue reading
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Fast FAQ: Embedding Video [Moodle version 2.9]

July 27, 2015 - [Fast FAQ for Everyone] Here is a quick video on the process of embedding videos from such sites as YouTube or Ted Talks into Moodle. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Embedding Video 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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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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Fast FAQ: Uploading Your Syllabus [Moodle version 3.2]

July 10, 2015 - [Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the process of adding file resources to your course! Your syllabus is simply a file resource with the word ‘syllabus’ in the name. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Uploading Your Syllabus as a File Resource 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 add a weblink (URL) to my course page? [Moodle version 3.2]

January 2, 2015 - Often, you may find a resource on the internet to which you wish to link your students. URLs or Uniform Resource Locators are the website addresses that you provide to your students like http://www.trinitydc.edu/ or https://moodle.org/. To add the URL to your course: Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login to Moodle and, in the “My Courses” block/list, the click on the course to which you wish to add the URL resource. From the main page of your course, click on the gray ‘Edit’ gear wheel in the upper right corner. … Continue reading
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How do I add a ‘Welcome’ message to my course? [Moodle version 3.2]

January 2, 2015 - The top section of your Moodle page allows the perfect space to add a short ‘Welcome’ message to your students. Not too long, though, as they will have to scroll past it to the rest of the page each time they visit your course. To add a ‘Welcome’ message to the top of your Moodle page, 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 course to which you wish to add the welcome message. This circled section (in the image below) is the … Continue reading
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How do I increase my file size limit for uploads and attachments? [Moodle version 3.2]

September 26, 2014 - The maximum file size Moodle currently supports is 64MB. If you have a file between 64.1MB and 2GB, you can use Trinity’s own Large File Transfer (LFT) service. LFT FAQ can be found on the Technology Services website. If your file is larger than 2GB, submit a Moodle Support help desk ticket to see what additional options you may have. If you would like your course’s upload limit to be the site-wide maximum of 64MB, you can update your course settings to allow this. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Login … Continue reading
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How do I drag-and-drop a file resource on to my Moodle page? [Moodle version 3.2]

May 28, 2014 - 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. However, if you prefer the previous method of navigating to a file, click here for the steps for adding files in a process similar to the previous version of Moodle. 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 … Continue reading
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Why won’t my file picker or file browser load? [Moodle version 3.2]

April 16, 2014 - The file picker/browser opens in a new, pop-up window and is powered by Javascript. Therefore, for the file picker to work properly, you must allow pop-ups for Moodle and have your Javascript enabled in whichever browser you are using. It’s also possible the you have a temporary file or cookies saved in your browser that could be effecting the Javscript’s function. To fix this issue, try these troubleshooting steps. First, verify that your browser currently allow pop-ups from Trinity’s Moodle site. If pop-ups are not allowed, follow these steps to allow them. Check that your Javascript is enabled. If it … Continue reading
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I’ve received an “Invalid JSON string” error. What do I do? [Moodle version 3.2]

January 22, 2013 - An invalid JSON error can occur for many reasons. The most common issue is usually associated with a file upload attempt, and can occur when: Attempting to upload a file with the same name as another already-uploaded file; Attempting to upload a file that is too large for the system (Sitewide the limit is 64MB; however, individual classes may vary—you can check your course settings); Attempting to upload a file type that the system doesn’t recognize; or Attempting to upload a file with a period or special characters in the file name. Another common cause of this issue is the … Continue reading
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For more information, contact Moodle Support, MoodleSupport@trinitydc.edu.


For more information, contact Moodle Support, MoodleSupport@trinitydc.edu.