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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 find my gradebook in Moodle as a faculty member?

There are multiple ways to locate your gradebook as a faculty member. Once you are in the gradebook (from any direction), you can use the drop-down menu to navigate through it to the page you desire to be on. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. There […]

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How do I allow a single student to continue their existing quiz attempt?

Moodle allows for individual user overrides and group overrides for quizzes. These overrides can be used to allow a different number of quiz attempts, as well as a different open/close date/time windows and a different time limit. However, if you want the student’s second attempt to be a continuation of the first, you will need […]

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How do I add questions directly to the Question Bank in Moodle?

Instead of adding questions through the ‘Edit quiz’ page of the Quiz activity, you can add questions directly to your Question Bank and then add the selected questions to each individual Quiz activity from the Question Bank. To get questions into the Question Bank, you can either import existing questions or add questions individually. Importing […]

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How do I grant an extension for an Assignment activity?

If the assignment activity window has closed and you wish to grant a submission extension for a specific student, you can follow the steps below. Note: you can click on any image to view a larger version of the image. Click on the assignment activity in which you wish to grant the extension. On the […]

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How do I delete an item from my gradebook?

How you delete an item from your gradebook depends on what type of item it is, and whether or not the item has been graded. The shorthand rule is that wherever you created the item, that is where you’d delete it. So if you created it in the gradebook from the ‘Gradebook setup’ page, you […]

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What are the different ways to view the Grader Report page?

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 restore an item deleted from the main page of the course?

From Moodle version 3.2  and forward, the Moodle system offers a ‘Recycle bin’ where you can locate items deleted from the main page of your course. The deleted content is usually available in the Recycle Bin about 5-10 minutes after you initially delete it, and it stays there for 7 days. This does not apply to […]

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How do I create a folder of resources?

As an instructor, you may have a set of files you would like to place together in a folder on Moodle. To do this, you can create a Folder resource. Login to Moodle and click on the course to which you wish to add the Folder resource. On the main page for your course, click on the […]

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How do I import a test bank from Cengage into Moodle?

Each publisher has different methods. These steps below are for Cengage to Trinity’s Moodle 3.2, as of January 2018. Login to your existing account on Cengage.com. Select the textbook in question. Scroll down to the “Access Instructor Resources” section and click on the link for the “Instructor Companion Site.” NOTE: In theory, you should be […]

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