Completion Tracking: Bulk Application Based on Activity Type

You can bulk apply settings to ALL activities but your completion tracking options may be limited to none or manual check-off only. We suggest using this process one type of activity/tool at a time for the most control and best Continue reading

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Completion Tracking: Automatically Check Box on Set Conditions

Completion tracking must be enabled for this option to be available. This is ideal for Forums, Assignments, Databases and other interactive activities, it can also be applied to read-only resources to ensure a student at LEAST opens a page or Continue reading

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Assignment Troubleshooting: Students have Drafts instead of Submissions

If you have an assignment activity with cases of students submitting drafts instead of proper submissions this can be disorienting as: First, Deal with the Submitted Work Grade them anyway: turn off your filters and manually grade each submission, paying Continue reading

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Assignment Grading: One Submission at a Time/as Work is Submitted

If you want to grade assignment activity work in bulk (after everything has been submitted) or offline (ideal for grading while traveling or otherwise with network difficulties ahead) see our article on Grading Assignment Activities in Bulk/Offline.

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Duplicate an existing Resource or Activity

This process is ideal for creating more than one, similarly configured activity or resource for consistency of content.   

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Controlling Visibility in Moodle

If you’re working on an item that’s a Work-in-Progress you don’t have to have it where students can see it and potentially get confused or worried about the content. You can hide content so you can work on it or Continue reading

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The Assignment Activity

The Assignment activity is essentially a file drop-box for students to send you files. Often these files are Word Documents or PDFs but you can request any file type from your students and optionally limit what types of files student Continue reading

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Rubrics in Moodle

Rubrics in Moodle 2.9 provide instructors with criteria-based assessment forms that can be used to grade student work more consistently, quickly, and transparently.  The tool allows instructors to create their own rubrics from scratch or use an existing rubric that Continue reading

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Assignment: Extending Due Dates

Assignments can be extended in Moodle to provide students extra time to accomplish a set task. Quiz time extensions have specific instructions. Log in to Moodle and navigate to the desired course. Enter the Assignment activity. Click the Actions Menu (gear Continue reading

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