Moodle Gradebook Series: Giving Extra Credit

Posted on: March 26, 2021 | By: Denise Cowardin | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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If you want your students to have the opportunity to learn extra credit in your class, there are a couple of ways you can do that in Moodle. Learn how to create an Extra Credit category for your course.

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Moodle Gradebook Series: Dropping the Lowest Grades

Posted on: March 26, 2021 | By: Denise Cowardin | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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If you have a policy in your course of dropping a certain number of lowest grades for a particular type of activity, then using Categories in your Moodle Gradebook really comes in handy. Learn more about using this feature in your course.

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Moodle Gradebook Series: Hiding Versus Excluding Grades

Posted on: March 25, 2021 | By: Denise Cowardin | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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Is it possible for Moodle to show students one course total and you another? Yes, it is! Usually this is a matter hiding versus excluding grades. Learn more about the difference and how you can use these features in your course.

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Moodle Gradebook Series: Grading With Single View

Posted on: March 25, 2021 | By: Denise Cowardin | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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If you want to add or edit grades in Moodle for all assignments for one student or for one assignment for all students, the Single view choice in gradebook is a good place to start. Learn more about this feature.

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Moodle Gradebook Series: Build Your Moodle Gradebook

Posted on: March 24, 2021 | By: Denise Cowardin | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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Moodle Gradebook offers key advantages for instructors and students. Learn more about how you can gain a better understanding of Moodle Gradebook and how to setup the tool for your course.

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Moodle Boasts Improved Look and Feel

Posted on: July 28, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Moodle, News, Teaching & Learning, Tools & Services
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In its latest, more visual update, Moodle brings accessibility and navigation enhancements to the forefront. Learn more about new features.

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Faculty Training Sessions In-Person and Online

Posted on: March 16, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, Moodle, News
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Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) will offer a series of training sessions, in-person and online, to help you quickly prepare to teach online. Attend or watch recordings of recent sessions about Moodle and Webex. Learn more.

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Explore interactive Moodle course content with H5P

Posted on: August 26, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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Refresh your Moodle course and increase student engagement by adding interactive content with the H5P plugin. Learn more about the tool and how to use it as a complement to your course.

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Explore ways Elon faculty utilize Kaltura in class, online

Posted on: May 22, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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The use of video can be very effective in teaching. Whether for an online course or to enhance in-person instruction, video can promote active learning and keep students engaged. Elon faculty have free access to Kaltura – a video platform that allows instructors to easily create and share videos and screencasts with students.

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A closer look: New features in Moodle 3.6

Posted on: May 20, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Moodle, Teaching & Learning
Preview new features of the upcoming Moodle 3.6 upgrade, which Elon will update to on Wednesday, May 29, from 3 a.m.-7 a.m. Preview new features of the upcoming Moodle 3.6 upgrade, which Elon will update to on Wednesday, May 29, from 3 a.m.-7 a.m.

On Wednesday, May 29, Moodle will be upgraded to version 3.6 from 3 a.m.-7 a.m. The latest upgrade offers several new features to help you customize your experience, offer feedback on assignments and identify duplicate content. This mandatory Moodle update also will refresh existing features and introduce minor look and feel changes.

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