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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

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#502 Moodle Forum: Using a Q and A Forum to encourage independent thought

Moodle forums can be a very useful way of extending learning beyond the physical classroom. A popular activity is to ask students to comment on an article or a video relating to what was covered in the class, but often students will read other posts before formulating their own, which can lead to repetition. A… Continue reading #502 Moodle Forum: Using a Q and A Forum to encourage independent thought

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#461 Don’t Panic! Recover deleted items in Moodle

The Recycle Bin in Moodle 3.3 enables you to recover recently deleted items in your Moodle area, phew! You can recover items you have deleted in the past 7 days, but after that time they are permanently deleted. Don’t panic if you can’t see your Recycle Bin in your Moodle area, it only appears once… Continue reading #461 Don’t Panic! Recover deleted items in Moodle

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#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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#409 Don’t swamp your students! Use groups with Moodle Announcements

The steps for using groups with announcements is even easier in Moodle 3.0 and can greatly improve your student experience! Groups enables you to target your announcements to your groups and stop you from swamping them with irrelevant information. If you’re not sure how to create groups, follow the first part of this tutorial: #393… Continue reading #409 Don’t swamp your students! Use groups with Moodle Announcements

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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