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
Use of Whole forum grading is meant to be an alternative to grading via Forum ratings. This feature is new as of Moodle 3.8 and allows for viewing all the interactions of student within a given forum in one place Continue reading
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
In Moodle the provisioned course start date and course end date come though automatically as a course is scheduled and will automatically open and close on those set date and times (to the next hour). If you don’t like those Continue reading
Welcome to Moodle! To get you started we’re going to go over some basic interface skills so you can get the most out of exploring your options in an online course before moving onto good habits and what tools may Continue reading
This Technology Toolkit presents the basic resources that those new to online teaching should explore. Should you require additional resources or more detailed instruction, please contact email@example.com. Prepare Students for Learning Online Moodle 101 Self-Guided Orientation Are You Ready for Continue reading
You must already have an Attendance Activity created for these steps to function. And now that you’re all set up for the term, learn how to take attendance with this activity!
Questions added in this way can only be used by this quiz. If you want to reuse a quiz question on weekly quizzes as well as midterm or final exams, you should create the questions in the Question Bank of Continue reading
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.
Extra Credit is not an option for an Item in a gradebook category set to use Weighted mean of grades. (It does work for Natural and Simple weighted mean of grades which are our suggested aggregations.) How do you identify Continue reading
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
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
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
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
The Question Bank is the pool of questions that feeds quizzes in a course. You can set up pools of questions in categories to pull from at random or specifically chosen questions. Generally questions should be entered into a question Continue reading
Not sure where to find your online courses in Clackamas Community College’s Moodle LMS Continue reading
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
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