There are a number of ways to contact your students in and outside of Moodle, if you’re not sure which is right for you, see the matrix below!
Instructors can privately reply to a post within a Forum. This feedback method pairs well with Grading via Forum Ratings but can be used to provide more pointed feedback or direction in any forum setup. Private reply visibility and functionality: Continue reading
The Current default display in the gradebook is Real (Percentage) and may appear overwhelming. You can change this in the course settings for each of your noted courses with the following instructions: Enter the course you wish to modify gradebook Continue reading
Some quiz questions will grade automatically. For those that don’t or for when you need to override a grade, you can manually grade quiz questions.
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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
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.
If you want to grade assignment activity work one submission at a time or as its turned you might want to check out our article on Grading Assignment Activities One at a Time/as Work is Submitted. For the following to Continue reading
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
You can now enable a feature that allows students to check off work as they complete it in Moodle. This may appeal as a way for students to visually track progress from the main page of a course as well as give them Continue reading
Gradebooks in Moodle are a very powerful tool but they can be confusing to set up or otherwise mold to your needs. The key is that whatever your Moodle gradebook does, it needs to match your syllabus.
Quizzes are one of the more unusual activities in Moodle and have some added depth of functionality which makes them seem a bit more complicated. They take a while to set up but are often very low maintenance afterwards as Continue reading
On the occasion that Moodle is down or you otherwise wish to contact all or select students from a course you are teaching you can contact them through myClackamas.