Just before you think Medium is just another blogging platform, here are a few cool things that you can do in Medium that makes it an interesting platform to consider for your next teaching, learning and assessment project: Claps – instead of showing your appreciation for a post with a single like, you can ‘clap’… Continue reading #406 Medium [4/4]: Some more cool stuff you can do with Medium
If you have marked offline but would like to use Moodle to share grades with your students, you can use the import function in the gradebook to do this. You’ll need to set up a Moodle assignment first to add the grades against, but once you have, you’re good to go. Featured image: CCO from… Continue reading #404 Importing grades into Moodle
If you are marking as part of a team, you might find it useful to agree on a set of quickmarks that you will use across the marking to create consistency in your marking. Once you have created your quickmark set (see: #397 Create customised Quickmark Sets), you can download and share your set with… Continue reading #399 Team marking in Turnitin? Share a quickmark set with colleagues!
Quickmarks are a really fast way of putting comments onto a student submission. As the same mistakes tend to crop up multiple times and across multiple students, Quickmarks gives you a great way of building up your own library of comments to use over and again. In this video we explore how to create your… Continue reading #397 Create customised Quickmark Sets
In the previous post in this series on Medium (see #391 Medium [2/4]: Create your first story with Medium) we showed you how to create your first story. This short video shows you how to publish your first story. I like how you get to add a Creative Commons licence to your posts easily… Featured image: Photo… Continue reading #396 Medium [3/4]: Publish your story on Medium
Moodle has a helpful little feature called auto-groups. This enables you to split your students automatically into groups. This can be done to a fixed number of groups (to match the number of markers) or split students into maximum sized groups (to help identify how many markers you need)! Once your groups are created, you… Continue reading #394 Team marking in Turnitin/Moodle? Auto-groups can help!
Turnitin and Moodle assignment submission boxes can be an overwhelming place. If you have agreed to provide feedback to the students in your tutor groups then the best way to manage this is to use the custom group feature in Moodle. In this video we show you how to create your tutor groups in Moodle… Continue reading #393 Marking in Moodle? Create custom tutor groups