Moodle

September 1, 2017

Adding users to Moodle courses

Academic course enrollments are added from Banner in a batch process and then updated daily throughout the semester. If this process is not quick enough or if you are working with a non-academic course site, you may need to manually add users.

January 25, 2017

Copying course material from one Moodle course to another

Instructions for importing course materials directly from another course, as well as backing up a course and restoring the backup to a new course.

January 10, 2017

Moodle Faculty Quickstart Guide

Moodle is a course management system developed by educators with a "learning-centric" perspective. It allows faculty to easily set up interactive online spaces for their courses without having to know how to create web pages. You will be able to upload syllabi, host discussions, accept assignments electronically, send email to your class, offer online quizzes, and more.

August 9, 2017

Adding Captions to Kaltura Videos

Captions are an essential component of making your video content accessible to all users.  Captions can be added to any media in a few simple steps using Kaltura.  Please note that the process is for adding captions is slightly different for media housed on media.lafayette.edu versus that which is housed within Moodle.  

July 31, 2017

Batch Export/Import of Assignment Submissions

Within Moodle it is possible to export all submissions for a particular assignment, potentially facilitating offline grading. You might want to do this, e.g., in order to use programs such as Acrobat or Word to comment on or otherwise markup files to provide students feedback before uploading them back into Moodle (which can also be done in bulk).

January 11, 2017

Merging Moodle Course Sites

Moodle provides a self-service tool for professors to merge courses for which they are listed with the Teacher role.

September 21, 2016

Extending Test Time or Availability for a Student in Moodle

Students requiring documented accommodations, or students absent the day of a Quiz, may require additional time for, or access to, Quizzes in Moodle. Granting that extended access is a simple process using the following steps.

September 7, 2016

Managing a Gradebook Using Groups

If you are using a merged course that combines multiple sections into a single course, or if you have created groups in your course manually, it is possible to view the gradebook by individual section (e.g., you want to view or edit grades for students in section 02 only).

April 21, 2017

Adding a Kaltura Video Resource to your Moodle course

Kaltura Video Resource is a way to add multimedia content to your course. Videos, screen recordings, and synced presentations are all Kaltura Video Resources.

October 28, 2016

Using MathJax in a Moodle course

MathJax will render LaTeX, MathML, and AsciiMath notation that works in all modern browsers. Our instance of Moodle uses the MathJax filter by default, but the TeX notation filter can be enabled at the course-level.

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