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How do I preview my Moodle quiz?

If you wish to preview all of the quiz questions at one time, follow these general steps. Collapse all of the question on to one page. Then adjust the quiz settings for the “Review options” to allow the user to see the correct answers etc. “Immediately after the Quiz” and “Later, While the Quiz is...

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How do I restrict access to an activity or resource by groups of students?

In Moodle, you can restrict access to activities and resources by a variety of criteria. To restrict by specific groups of students, first create the groups in the course. (Instructions found at the link.) Then follow the instructions below. From the main page of your course, click the “Turn editing on” button in the upper...

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How do I add class sessions to an existing Zoom activity?

Once you have logged into your Trinity Zoom account once, come into Moodle and add the class meetings to the Zoom activity. From the main page of your course in Moodle, click on the pre-existing Zoom activity. This activity is in the top ‘General’ section of your course; look for a green puzzle piece icon,...

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How do I take attendance in groups?

There are four steps for tracking attendance in groups. Step 1: Set up Groups You must set-up your groups before you can set up your group attendance sessions. Faculty FAQ: How do I create groups in my course? Step 2: Add a new Attendance Activity in Group Mode A group attendance activity is separate from...

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How do I make my Zoom link available to students?

As not all courses function with synchronous online sessions (though most do right now), the previously the Zoom activity in Moodle was hidden and required unhiding. However, now the Zoom activity is available to students by default. Once you have logged into your Trinity Zoom account first, come into Moodle and add the class meetings...

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Fast FAQ: Creating a Custom Grading Scale

[Faculty Fast FAQ] Follow this 60-second video on the process of creating a custom grading scale in Moodle! Same Topic as Text with Screenshots Fast FAQ Video Transcript: Creating a Custom Scale English CC Available on Video <– Click on this icon in the bottom right corner of the player when the video is playing...

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How do I add images to my course page?

Each week or topic, including the top or “general” area, has a summary area. This is where information like your topic title or weekly goals could go. By default, the weekly topics display the date range for that week. To add an image to a weekly or topic section summary, follow the steps below. Login...

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How do I provide access to my course for note-takers and other Trinity students?

As a Teacher for a course, you can provide any Moodle user access to your course as a ‘Guest participant,’ which is similar to the ‘Student’ role. (If you wish to provide another faculty member access, please read this FAQ, “How do I provide access to my course for other professors?“) To enroll the Trinity...

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How do I add weights to my gradebook?

By default, the Moodle gradebook aggregation (the way it adds your grade values) is ‘Simple Weighted Mean of Grades.’ This is points-based, and does not allow you to weight categories or items. If your syllabus is set up with various categories (e.g., Quizzes, Homework, Papers, etc.) or grade items (e.g., Mid-term Exam, Final Presentation, etc.)...

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How do I add a new student to an existing group?

If you have a new student enroll after you have created your groups or if you are managing the on-going enrollment of a resource course with groups, you may need to add a single user to a group. You can do this from the “Participants” page. From the main page of your Moodle course, click...

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