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#404 Importing grades into Moodle

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

Communication / Collaboration · Data literacy · Excel · Working with Data

#402 Muddled data in Excel? Sort it out!

If you are trying to move grades from one spreadsheet to another, or cross reference your data, then it can be a real pain if the data is not sorted in the same way. In this short video we cover how to sort your data alphabetically or by custom fields. Featured image: ” Sorting” by… Continue reading #402 Muddled data in Excel? Sort it out!

Data literacy · Digital collaboration · ICT proficiency · Timesavers · Top tip · Word

#398 No track changes in Word? No problem! Compare documents

Have you ever received a document with changes, where the person hasn’t used track changes? Felt like banging your head on the desk (like me the other day)? Well don’t despair! Word has a function where you can combine revisions from multiple authors into a single document. You will find this handy function under the… Continue reading #398 No track changes in Word? No problem! Compare documents

Assessment · Data literacy · Moodle · Moodle assignments · Turnitin

#394 Team marking in Turnitin/Moodle? Auto-groups can help!

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!

Assessment · Data literacy · Information literacy · Moodle · Moodle assignments · Turnitin

#393 Marking in Moodle? Create custom tutor groups

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

Assessment · Data literacy · Digital communication · Formative assessment · Moodle · Moodle assignments

#388 Moodle: Online feedback for offline assessments

In this video we explore how you can use Moodle assignments to give feedback to students, even when they haven’t submitted online. This is a great tip for getting feedback to students who have submitted a portfolio, artistic piece or presentation. Featured Image “BA Architecture Degree Show 2017” by  Andrew Sides shared under CC BY-NC 2.0

Copyright · Data literacy · Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning · Google Chrome · Information literacy · Searching Skills · Top tip

#386 Unpaywall: Read research papers for free

I discovered Unpaywall in a session on open knowledge in HE. Unpaywall is a Google Chrome extension that allows you to skip the paywall on millions of peer-reviewed journal articles. It’s fast, free and legal. You will need Google Chrome to install the Unpaywall extension in your browser. The extension works by automatically looking for a copy in… Continue reading #386 Unpaywall: Read research papers for free