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

How do I add a weblink (URL) to my course page?

Often, you may find a resource on the internet to which you wish to link your students. URLs or Uniform Resource Locators are the website addresses that you provide to your students like http://www.trinitydc.edu/ or https://moodle.org/. To add the URL to your course: Login to Moodle and, in the “My Courses” block/list, the click on...

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How do I add a ‘Welcome’ message to my course?

The top section of your Moodle page allows the perfect space to add a short ‘Welcome’ message to your students. Not too long, though, as they will have to scroll past it to the rest of the page each time they visit your course. To add a ‘Welcome’ message to the top of your Moodle...

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Why aren’t my category totals displaying on the Grader Report?

The ‘Grader Report’ is the spreadsheet-like view of the gradebook with all the students listed down the left side of the screen, and all the graded activities listed across the top. There are actually three possible views that you can choose for the ‘Grader Report’ in the gradebook in Moodle. ‘Full view’ – everything in...

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How do I add an override to a quiz?

Moodle allows for individual user overrides and group overrides for quizzes. You can add an override for an individual user or group to: Require a password; Extend or adjust the window for taking the quiz; Change time limit/duration allowed for the quiz (especially useful if the student has registered accommodations through Disability Support Services); Allow...

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How do I increase my file size limit for uploads and attachments?

The maximum file size Moodle currently supports is 64MB. If you have a file between 64.1MB and 2GB, you can use Trinity’s own Large File Transfer (LFT) service. LFT FAQ can be found on the Technology Services website. If your file is larger than 2GB, submit a Moodle Support help desk ticket to see what...

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How do I enter grades and feedback for a manual grade item?

As an instructor, you can create manual grade items that exist only in your Moodle gradebook. (The FAQ on creating this items can be found here: “How do I create a manual or off-line gradebook item?”) Once you have created the item, here are the instructions on how to enter grades and feedback for that...

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How do I create a manual or off-line gradebook item?

Sometimes you will have activities that do not have a Moodle component, like an in-class quiz or an extra-credit visit to a museum. In these cases, what you might want to do is create a manual or off-line gradebook item that only appears in the Moodle gradebook (not on the main page of the course...

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How do I drag-and-drop a file resource on to my Moodle page?

Moodle now has the ability to drag-and-drop files directly on to the main page of your course. This is a much quicker process than the previous version of navigating to the files saved on your computer. However, if you prefer the previous method of navigating to a file, click here for the steps for adding...

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Why won’t my file picker or file browser load?

The file picker/browser opens in a new, pop-up window and is powered by Javascript. Therefore, for the file picker to work properly, you must allow pop-ups for Moodle and have your Javascript enabled in whichever browser you are using. It’s also possible the you have a temporary file or cookies saved in your browser that...

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How do I view my grade for an assignment I submitted through Moodle?

You can view the grade and feedback for a specific upload assignment activity through that actual assignment, as well as through the gradebook. To view your grade and feedback for assignment where you uploaded your file or files, follow the steps below. Login to Moodle. Click on your course in your “My Courses” block. Locate...

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