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Payden Academic Center 122C
10AM – 7PM, Monday-Friday, with some flexibility
202-884-9713

How do I make the existing attendance activity graded?

This FAQ will walk you through updating the settings for the existing attendance activity so that the system grades it for you. By default, the attendance activity is not set to be graded. To change the attendance activity settings such that it calculates a grade, you can follow the steps below. Moodle grades the attendance...

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

The university requires that you complete daily class attendance through the Moodle Attendance activity. The system will pre-populate the Moodle attendance activity shell, but you, as the faculty member, will need to indicate when your course meets. You would do this once at the beginning of the academic term, by adding a repeating class session....

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Fast FAQ: Adding Class Sessions to Your Attendance Activity

[Faculty Fast FAQ] The university requires that you complete daily class attendance through the Moodle Attendance activity. The system will pre-populate the Moodle attendance activity shell, but you, as the faculty member, will need to indicate when your course meets. You would do this once at the beginning of the academic term, by adding a...

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Is there a mobile app for Moodle?

Moodle is an open source Learning Management System (LMS). Moodle.org, who develops this open source platform, offers a mobile app. It is not Trinity-specific, but it will work with our installation. Students, please note: there are some activities that can only be completed on a computer, including some types of quiz questions and viewing blocks. ...

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How do I edit the dates for multiple assignments at one time?

In Moodle 3.2, Trinity has access to the report titled, “Dates,” which allows instructors to edit the dates for multiple activities on one page. This is extremely helpful when you import a previous term’s course and need to update all of the activity use dates. To access and use this report, follow the steps below....

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What is the ‘Announcements’ forum?

Every course space in Moodle comes with a forum that is set-up already for class announcements. This is the forum activity located in the top section of the course called ‘Announcements.’ Everyone enrolled in the course, both instructors and students, are automatically subscribed to this forum. When anyone posts to this forum, the entire class...

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How do I enter a zero for a student who didn’t take a quiz activity?

If a student does not take an online quiz activity that you have created, you will want to enter the ‘zero’ that the student earned directly into the gradebook. To manually enter a grade for a student for a quiz activity, please follow the steps below. This is also how you would enter a grade...

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Why can’t my students see their quiz grades?

In the Quiz activity, the instructor controls when the students can see each bit of information such as whether they got a specific question correct, what the correct answer is, and how many points they earned for the quiz (i.e., their grade on the quiz). If your students cannot see their quiz grades, it is...

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How do I create groups of students in my course?

You can place students in groups in the course and then enable the group options for various activities. Creating Groups Manually Login to Moodle and enter the course in which you wish to set-up the groups. From the main page of your course, in the left column (the one with the purple background), click on...

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How do I track the completion of activities and resources in my course?

Moodle allows you to track the completion of the activities and resources you have created in Moodle. To do this, you would: Turn on ‘Completion tracking’ Login to your course in Moodle. In the upper right corner of your course, click on the gray “edit” gear wheel. From the drop-down menu that appears, click on...

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