Moodle - Faculty

Student Accommodations on Quizzes

Select the assignment that you need to assign an accommodation. This could be extended time, longer due date, etc. On the right hand side, select the grey gear. Select “add user override”. You will b...

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Using Rubrics/Marking Guides in Assignments

Rubric – Rubrics provided criterion/level based advanced grading option. There is a set maximum grade that can be broken down first by criterion then by how many points that criterion is worth. For example, for...

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Using Weighted Categories

To view an article about adjusting aggregations in your gradebook, visit this article. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Some instructors want to give weights to grade it...

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Excluding Grades from Course Totals

There may be instances where you want to give assignments for data purposes but not necessarily for a grade. You have a way of excluding that assignment from the course total while keeping the student’s attempt...

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Creating Hyperlinks

Creating hyperlinks in Moodle allows you to link to external resources like websites, videos, or even a publisher’s content. In order to hyperlink, you need to create an “anchor” for the link – this anchor will...

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Modifying a Correct Answer in Question Bank

Select question bank on the left hand side of your class page under the administration block. Use the category filter to adjust what test bank you need to adjust. Once locating the questions, select ...

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Adjusting Orphaned Sections in Moodle

Sometimes when you import course materials, the amount of available sections is less than the course you are trying to import. As a result, you end up with “orphaned activities”. Orphaned activities are not vis...

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Discussion Forum Ratings

By providing rating options for discussion forums, you are achieving two things: 1) the assignment score automatically appearing in the gradebook and 2) the ability to grade discussion forum posts while reviewi...

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Adding Images or Videos to Exam Questions

Load questions into a category on Moodle. *How-to articles can be found on http://lsua.desk.com * Open the question bank from your administration block. Select the category to filter your questions to t...

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Grading Essay and Short Answer Questions

1) Log into your course. 2) Open exam by clicking its name on the main course page. 3) To review attempts by students, select “Attempts: XX” directly beneath the exam description. 4) Scroll down ...

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