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Creating Checklists on Moodle

The Checklist activity on Moodle allows a teacher to create a checklist, to-do list or task list for students to work through. The teacher can monitor each student’s progress as students tick off each of the items in the list. Checklists can be helpful for students navigating course content independently or in a self-paced way. […]

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Taking Attendance on Moodle

To take attendance on Moodle, teachers will first need to create an attendance activity and to add sessions for each activity. After you have completed this step, attendance can be taken for each session by going into the attendance activity, where a list of all sessions will appear. To begin taking attendance: Go to your […]

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Setting up Attendance on Moodle

The Attendance activity is designed for teachers to take attendance during or for class, and for students to be able to view their own attendance record. In addition, the activity can also be set up for students to mark their own attendance. Teachers can track attendance for each session in their course. To do this, you will first need to […]

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Mapping your BMC Network Drives

Mapping your network drives allows you to access files stored on your H: or departmental files stored on the S: from your computer. Before you start, you will need access to the following: a laptop or desktop computer with internet access Off-campus: a connection to the Pulse Secure VPN   Choosing a Network Drive Note: […]

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Copy Content from a Course on the Same Moodle Site

There are two ways to copy content between courses on the same Moodle site: Import is best if you are copying all or most of a course or want to preserve course layout and formatting. Sharing Cart works best if you are only copying a few activities or resources at a time. If you need […]

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Scheduling Zoom Meetings with the Moodle Zoom Activity

LITS has created a Zoom activity to make it easier you for instructors to schedule and manage course Zoom meetings from within Moodle. To add use this activity: Log into your course and Turn editing on if it isn’t already. Click + Add an activity or resource where you want to place the Zoom activity […]

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Back Up a Moodle Site

Under the terms of our Moodle Policies, LITS will guarantee that course content remains available to Teachers for at least two years. If you need to move course materials from an old Moodle site (such as moodlearchive.brynmawr.edu) to a new Moodle site, or you want archival copies of your courses for long-term storage, you can […]

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Multiple Cameras in Zoom

In Zoom, you can add a secondary camera feed using the Screen Share menu. This means you can use a document camera or a DIY solution such as a webcam with a flexible tripod to capture writing on paper; art, music, or lab demos; or anything you are doing at a desk or table. In […]

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Multiple Cameras in Panopto

Panopto allows and supplement or replace the video from a computer’s built-in webcam or room camera with video from an external camera attached to your computer. For example, instructors might add a video from a document camera, or a DIY equivalent such as a webcam on a flexible tripod, to capture video of themselves writing […]

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Moodle Log-In Issues

General Troubleshooting Steps If you are having difficulty logging in to Moodle, try the following: Make sure you are clicking the Bryn Mawr or Haverford button to log in, as shown in the image below. Students from other colleges (e.g., Swarthmore) enrolled in Bryn Mawr courses should use the Bryn Mawr option. Only use the […]

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