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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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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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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The Attendance Activity

Setting up the attendance activity can be a bit of work but once done using it to take attendance can save a lot of time. It’s not perfect for all situations and needs to be setup at the start of Continue reading

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