Completion Tracking: Bulk Application Based on Activity Type

You can bulk apply settings to ALL activities but your completion tracking options may be limited to none or manual check-off only. We suggest using this process one type of activity/tool at a time for the most control and best Continue reading

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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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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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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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Extending Quiz Times in Moodle

Assignments have specific instructions on how to provide an extension for students. Quizzes can also accommodate extended times, due dates, number of attempts, and unique passwords for students who need it. NOTE: Moodle uses the terminology Quiz to describe all Continue reading

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Making Links Accessible in Moodle

When a screen reader sees a link… it verbalizes the word: link before reading the linked text. The linked URL may not be read, so users exploring pages in this way may not be able to tell exactly where a Continue reading

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Applying Alt text to Images in Moodle

Some students use screen readers to access online content. This is software that literally reads text on the screen. Images without or with poor alt text that normally add context or clarity to your content can be of little use Continue reading

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