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Sort Grading Assignments by Group

If you have multiple sections of the same course, you can save time by combining them into a single Moodle course site.  This enables you to only have to manage one Moodle site.  To request the merging of two courses into a single site, send your request to...

Extra Credit

The Gradebook can accommodate extra credit.  It’s important to note that you can only mark items or categories as extra credit if the aggregation method being used for the course or the sub-category where the extra credit is being added is set to Natural or...

Control Access to a Forum

Most Moodle activities have a straightforward way to set access time periods (e.g. a cut-off date for Assignment submissions).  The Forum activity requires a bit of a work-around to get the same result.  There are two basic options: automating a start/stop date for...

Syllabus Agreement Checklist

The Checklist activity is a good way to ensure your students have read the syllabus for your class. 1. Post your syllabus on your Moodle page.  For instructions on how to upload a document see this tutorial. TIP: Post your syllabus as a PDF to enable students to open...

Grading Assignments

Grade items are the various activities and assignments that an instructor uses to assess student performance.  In Moodle, there are two types of Grade items: a.) Manually graded items — these items are added to the gradebook manually, in the Gradebook setup.  Scores...