Communication / Collaboration · Data literacy · Digital communication · Forum · ICT proficiency · Moodle

#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

Assessment · Assessment · Data literacy · Moodle

#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

Assessment · Information literacy · Moodle · Turnitin

#397 Create customised Quickmark Sets

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

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 · Assessment · Information literacy · Moodle

#392 Download marks from Moodle

If you ever need to transfer your grades/marks out of Moodle and into another University system, the best way to do this is to download from Moodle Gradebook. This method means that the file includes non-submitting students, making it much easier to match up with any other systems or students lists you may have. Feature… Continue reading #392 Download marks from Moodle

Digital creation · Distance Learning · ICT proficiency · Moodle · Moodle assignments · Rubric

#389 Moodle Rubrics Reporting Plugin

I thought I’d let you know about an awesome little plugin I have found for Moodle Rubrics.  A link to the plugin can be found here: https://moodle.org/plugins/report_componentgrades Not sure how to set up a rubric?  Don’t worry we have written some posts about them.  To find out more about rubrics click the link below: https://1minutecpd.wordpress.com/category/moodle/rubric/… Continue reading #389 Moodle Rubrics Reporting Plugin

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

Communication / Collaboration · Information, data and media literacy (critical use) · MMU: ISS Themes · Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content · Top tip

#375 Tracking student Activity with Moodle Participation report

Sometimes you might want to know the engagement from students about resources and activities within Moodle. This video shows how to do that using the Course participation report. Featured image: “Minature Figures” by WiR_Freebies is licenced under CC0

Assessment · Formative assessment · Forum · Moodle

#355 Checking discussion ratings in Moodle [2/2]

This post follows on from yesterdays post and explains how to check discussion post ratings in the forum and in the grade book. Watch the video below to find out more: Click here for more Moodle tips. Featured image: “show of hands for venice” by baldeaglebluff is licenced under CC BY-NC-ND 2.