Moodle Support for Faculty and Students

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Faculty Support
Using Groups
Teachers can create groups in Moodle to facilitate student collaboration in an online environment. This document describes how faculty can set activities to only be available for certains groups as well as sort submissions by group.
Faculty Support
Creating and Editing Groups in Moodle

Teachers can create groups in Moodle to facilitate student collaboration in an online environment. This document provides information about the different group modes and how to create then edit groups.

Faculty Support
Evidence-Based Practice: Good Online Course Design

This short asynchronous workshop covers priniciples of good online course design. Completing the workshop should take approximately 30 minutes.

Faculty Support
Evidence-Based Practice: Good Online Teaching

This short asynchronous workshop covers applying best practices in undergraduate education to online courses. Completing the workshop should take approximately 30 minutes.

Faculty Support
Video: Speechify and Moodle Tips

UMW English Faculty Bethany Blankenship shares how she customizes her Moodle site and uses Speechify to increase accessibility. Recorded in Fall of 2020 as part of UMW’s Faculty Conference.

Faculty Support
Creating Moodle Quizzes

This short courses will walk you through setting up a Moodle quiz and adding/editing questions. You must be a part of the faculty Moodle 101 course to access this resource.

Faculty Support
Creating Moodle Discussion Forums

This short course will cover creating and using Moodle Open Forums to create online discussions. You must be a part of the faculty Moodle 101 course to access this resource.

Faculty Support
Creating Assignment Submission Folders

This short course will walk through setting up Assignment folders in Moodle to collect student work. You must be a part of the faculty Moodle 101 course to access this resource.

Faculty Support
Adding Content to Moodle

This short course will explain how to add some various content types to Moodle. You must be a part of the faculty Moodle 101 course to access this resource.

Faculty Support
Course Layout and Navigation

The short course will explain the basics of Moodle course layout, navigation, and editing. You must be a part of the faculty Moodle 101 course to access this resource.

Faculty Support
Linking to One Drive in Moodle

Since downloading documents in Moodle can take several clicks, you can make students’ lives a bit easier by using a sharable link to a OneDrive document instead of uploading that document to Moodle. Plus, this trick makes it easier on you when you must update the document.)

Faculty Support
Video: Using Wildcards to Improve Moodle Quizzes

Instructional Designer Jason Myrick explains how wildcards can make the student experience better when taking fill-in-the-blank questions on Moodle quizzes. (Part of the 2020 Short Talks series.)

Faculty Support
Video: Creating a Student-Friendly Moodle Gradebook

Learn some basics about setting up a Moodle gradebook and have it accurately reflect the students’ grades–as well as make them display in an easy-to-understand fashion.

Student Support
Moodle FAQ for Students

Information about logging on and finding your classes in Moodle.

Faculty Support
Embedding External Tools into Moodle

Directions for embedding (rather than linking to) external tools into Moodle.

Faculty Support
Establishing an Overall Grade Calculation Method in Moodle

Information about setting up a Moodle gradebook to match the grading method established in the syllabus.

Faculty Support
Setting Up Gradebook Categories

Moodle gradebook allows teachers to establish categories to organize grades.

Faculty Support
Creating an Easy to Understand Gradebook

Moodle provides teachers with several settings that can help students easily understand their grades.

Faculty Support
Hiding Blocks on a Moodle Page

Moodle allows teachers to hide blocks on specific pages when needed.

Faculty Support
Moodle Gradebook in Plain English

Information about how Moodle calculates grades and displays them to students.

Faculty Support
Add the Sharing Cart to a Moodle Course

Adding the Sharing Cart to Moodle course shells allows instructors to transfer items between sites.

Faculty Support
Adding Library Database Articles to Moodle

Using the library databases can provide free, consistent access to journal articles without violating copyright.

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