The 7 Principles of Good Practice in Education

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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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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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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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Completion Tracking (Activity Checkboxes & Progress Bar)

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

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The Gradebook in Moodle

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.       

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The Quiz Activity

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

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