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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The 7 Principles of Good Practice in Education

Some of our articles will help you meet the 7 principles of good practice in education, see the tags to find articles related to any of the following:

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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 Workshop Activity

Workshops are a Moodle activity which is highly customizable and thus takes a comparatively high amount of setup but facilitates peer review within a class. This activity features: Two grading values: student submissions as well as peer review Multiple Phases 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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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 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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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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Working with the Staging Area in Moodle

Your Staging Area is a place for you in Moodle, on request it is created by the Moodle Administrator (online@clackamas.edu) and is a great place to keep copies of courses, personal or shared DEV courses and sandboxes to experiment in.

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