Restrict Access & Completion Tracking: Student Must Post to Forum to Move on

These steps require that you have completion tracking enabled in your course. A common activity in Moodle is to require that a student start a discussion (new thread of conversation) and then reply to two peers. You can force students Continue reading

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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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Grading Forums that Use Ratings

This applies to (Open) Forums set up to use Ratings (Option 1 in Create a Forum Activity) Enter the (Open) Forum you wish you enter grades for. Enter the Discussion you wish to enter grades for. (Does not apply for Continue reading

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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 Forum Activity

Forums can also be referred to as discussion forums, threads, discussions and similar. They are a way to have students post text, images, or attachments that you want other students to see and/or interact with. Working with Forums in Moodle

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The Announcements Activity

The Announcements forum (previously called the News Forum) is a special forum for class announcements.  This forum is automatically created for each course and for the front page of the Moodle site. By default, it is placed in the top of the 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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Managing Forum Subscriptions

What Are Forum Subscriptions Forum subscriptions allow you to, via email, stay up to date with the goings-on in a given forum.  When you are subscribed to a forum you will be sent an email for each post made to Continue reading

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