Kaltura Media Assignment for Video Submissions in Moodle

The Kaltura Media Assignment activity is where you can have students submit a video directly to you for grading. This feature will be adding with our transition to Moodle 3.8 in June, 2020. It can be either a pre-recorded and 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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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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Gradebook: Add a Manual Grade Item (Work Outside of Moodle)

A manual grade item populates a gradebook with work that occurs outside of Moodle: Work hosted elsewhere, such as required emails or outside tools from publishers (without setup or available plugins); Extra credit on top of normally graded work, such Continue reading

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Files: Quickly Add Resource Files

This is ideal for the following sorts of files: Word Documents PowerPoint Files Compressed Zip Files Images Any type of file you just want to make available for your students to download Please do NOT upload videos directly to Moodle! They Continue reading

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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 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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Gradebook: Entering Grades within the Gradebook

If you are using assignments (How to grade an assignment), quizzes (How to grade a quiz), forums or other gradable items they have their own built-in grading tools that will be overridden by entering grades for them directly into 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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