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

How do I change my gradebook aggregation to ‘Weighted Mean of Grades’?

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 text to the weekly sections of my course?

Each week or topic, including the top or “general” area, has a summary. 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 text to a weekly or topic section summary, follow the steps below. Login to Moodle. […]

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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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Fast FAQ: Embedding Video

[Fast FAQ for Everyone] Here is a quick video on the process of embedding videos from such sites as YouTube or Ted Talks into Moodle. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Embedding Video Same Topic with Screenshots and Written Text (coming soon) English CC Available on Video <– Click on this icon in the […]

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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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Fast FAQ: Submitting Mid-term Progress Grades or Final Grades

[Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the process of submitting mid-term progress grades or final grades! This video shows Moodle version 3.2, but it is accurate for version 3.4 and 3.6 as well. Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Submitting Final Grades or Mid-term Progress Grades Same Topic with Screenshots and Written […]

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Fast FAQ: Making Your Course Available to Students

[Faculty Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the Moodle 3.2 process of making your course available to students! Fast FAQ Video Transcript (Microsoft Word format): Making Your Course Available to Students 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: Submitting a Course Evaluation

[Student Fast FAQ] Here is a quick video on the process of submitting a course evaluation! Click on the icon with the four arrows to make the video full screen.

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