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

Fast FAQ: Grading Online Discussion Forums

[Faculty Fast FAQ] If you would like to grade an online discussion forum from within the activity, you will need to enable ‘Ratings.’ The video below contains information about the various aggregations possible for the rating of forum activities. To learn more about creating an activity, please view the Fast FAQ video: Creating Online Discussion...

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How do I grade a student’s submission to an assignment activity?

As an instructor, you can create an online space where students can submit their homework assignments called an Assignment Activity. Through an Assignment Activity, a student can submit to you: Text typed directly into the browser File(s), 64MB or smaller You can then provide them a grade (if you would like to grade the assignment),...

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Fast FAQ: Creating an Assignment Activity

[Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the process of creating a space for students to upload their homework files online so you (and only you) can download & grade them. This space is called an Assignment Activity. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Creating an Assignment Activity Same Topic with Screenshots...

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How do I create a place in Moodle to accept homework assignments (i.e., an Assignment Activity)?

Students can turn in files to you through Moodle. You can then provide a grade, comments, and even upload a corrected file for them. An Assignment Activity is the best choice to accept files online. To set up an Assignment Activity, follow these steps below. Login to Moodle and click on the course to which you...

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How do I add random questions to a quiz?

If you have questions in your course’s question bank, you can have Moodle randomly select questions to add to your quiz. This is best if you have your questions sorted by categories to allow Moodle to only select from the pool you set up. Once you have created a quiz and determined all of the...

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How do I create a wiki in Moodle?

Wikis allow for a collaborative space to build content together. To create a wiki in your Moodle course, follow the steps below. Add a Wiki Login to Moodle and click on the course to which you wish to add the wiki. Click on the gray ‘edit’ gear wheel in the upper right corner of the...

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Fast FAQ: Importing Content into Your Course

[Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the Moodle 2.9 process of adding URL resources to your course! Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Importing Content into Your Course Same Topic with Screenshots and Written Text English CC Available on Video <– Click on this icon in the bottom right corner of...

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Fast FAQ: Creating Online Discussion Forums

[Faculty Fast FAQ] Here are three quick videos on exploring, creating, and grading online discussion forums. <– Click on this icon in the bottom right corner of the player when the video is playing to make the video full screen. About Online Discussion Forums Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): About Online Discussion Forums...

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What am I required to do in Moodle, as a Faculty member?

To best support our students, Moodle is the official Learning Management System for the University. In Moodle, all faculty are required to: Post your syllabus as a file resource on the main page of your course with the word ‘Syllabus’ in the name. If you have posted it elsewhere, such as in a forum discussion thread...

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How do I grade students in a group in an assignment activity?

Groups and groupings can be set-up to allow subsets of your course to do various activities in isolation of other group. Once groups and groupings are set-up in your course, there is another group-related setting on the Assignment settings page that allows students to submit in groups, and, consequently, allowing you to grade in groups....

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