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#503 Moodle gradebook and weightings – revisited

In my job as a Learning Technologist at Manchester Metropolitan University I get asked about setting up the Moodle Gradebook and apply weightings to summative assessment. In this post we revisit how to do this in the current version of Moodle that’s used at Manchester Met University. Image is CC0 and is available here Advertisements

Audience response system · Classroom technologies · Digital collaboration · Formative assessment · Quiz tools

#487 Quizlet live: an interactive and collaborative activity

In #59 and #74, we introduced you to Quizlet, a great study and revision tool. In this video, we introduce you to Quizlet Live, a great way to make your lectures more interactive whilst promoting collaboration. Possible answers to a question are spread out across several devices, so students are required to work to together… Continue reading #487 Quizlet live: an interactive and collaborative activity

Audience response system · Classroom technologies · Classroom technology · Formative assessment · Quiz tools

#454 Socrative Analytics: Useful data to help you plan

In #65 we introduced you to Socrative, a free quiz tool that can be used in the classroom. One of the great features of Socrative is the information it gives you about the progress of your students. The data comes in different formats so there is bound to be something which can help you identify… Continue reading #454 Socrative Analytics: Useful data to help you plan

Assessment · Information literacy · Moodle · Moodle assignments · Moodle use, organisation and content

#429 Easy Moodle mark entry with the offline marking worksheet

If you have used a Moodle assignment, or have completed an offline assignment and want to return the marks online, the offline marking worksheet for Moodle assignments makes this quick and easy to do. You can even use it to return feedback comments to students! Featured imaged shared under a CCO licence from Pixabay

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#424 Return annotated feedback files on bulk to Moodle assignments

If you’re using Moodle assignments and want to annotate on student scripts, or return feedback files quickly to students, this is the easiest way to do it! Start by downloading the submitted files in bulk, you can then annotate and edit a copy of the student submission, or clear the contents completely if you just… Continue reading #424 Return annotated feedback files on bulk to Moodle assignments

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#414 Adding feedback to PDFs in Moodle Assignments

Have your students submitted PDF documents to your Moodle Assignments? Looking for a quick and easy way to add feedback comments onto your student’s scripts? Then look no further! Moodle Assignments contain a built in PDF editor that enables you to annotate directly onto the PDFs submitted by your students, so you can add feedback… Continue reading #414 Adding feedback to PDFs in Moodle Assignments

Assessment · ICT proficiency · Turnitin

#407 Student emailed you their Turnitin submission? No worries!

Occasionally students will, for whatever reason, not manage to submit their assessment to your Turnitin link. This could be because they have experienced technical difficulties, so have emailed you a copy, or because they submitted the file to the wrong place….luckily it’s quick and easy to submit files on behalf of students to Turnitin (you… Continue reading #407 Student emailed you their Turnitin submission? No worries!