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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...

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...

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...

Adding an Attachment to a Forum Post

To add an attachment to a forum post, navigate to the desired forum and click Add a new topic. First, create a subject and a message, then scroll down to “Attachment.” Either drag and drop or click on the  button to add a file. Click Post to forum when...