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'Moodle' Archive

Add/Remove Users in a Moodle Site

Posted January 24, 2020

A role determines what privileges and powers an individual has within a Moodle course. Moodle Roles Moodle has two “Teacher” roles, both of which enable the user to view and grade coursework of students in the course: Teacher: Can also create and edit course resources (e.g. files, URLs, etc.) and activities (e.g., Quizzes, Forums). Non-editing […]

Share and Embed Panopto Recordings in Moodle

Posted January 15, 2020

Accessing a Course’s Recordings: the Panopto Moodle Block Anyone with a Student role in a Moodle course can view all of a course’s recordings in the Panopto Moodle block, pictured below. Each of the recordings will be listed under Completed Recordings. By default, this block is in the right sidebar of new course shells. If […]

Moodle Text Editor

Posted January 14, 2020
Image of Moodle text editor buttons top

The buttons on the Moodle text editor enable you to format text, add links and embedded media, record and embed short video or audio files, add mathematical equations and special characters, and check the accessibility of web content you are creating. You can hover the cursor over a button for on-screen text description. From left […]

Collecting and Sharing Audiovisual Assignments

Posted January 13, 2020

Faculty planning to assign projects that require students to produce audiovisual recordings may be wondering about how to collect this work. Examples of recording assignments might include longform edited audio pieces, weekly recorded oral practice in language courses, or recordings of group presentations. This Tech Doc is a comparison of several tools that might be used […]

Questionnaire: Collecting Info from Students in Moodle

Posted January 10, 2020

The Moodle Questionnaire activity allows you to survey Moodle course participants for the purposes of gathering information. Questions do not have a “right” answer (as they must in Quiz), and responses can be anonymous or identified, and can optionally be displayed to students. Questionnaire is useful for gathering biographical or diagnostic information from students at the […]

Moodle Log-In Issues

Posted September 5, 2019

Most Moodle log-in issues are either issues with a Bryn Mawr username and password or web browser issues. If you are having difficulty logging in to Moodle, try the following steps in order to pinpoint and fix the problem: If you are a Bryn Mawr student, faculty or staff, try logging into your Bryn Mawr […]

Calendar in Moodle

Posted August 15, 2019
Screen shot of Moodle Calendar block

Did you know Moodle has a built-in calendar? Using the Calendar The Moodle Calendar block is always visible on your Dashboard. It may also be visible in particular courses if a Teacher in the course has added it. Orange highlights indicate dates with course-related events, such as deadlines for Moodle Assignments and Quizzes or Scheduler […]

Communication in Moodle: Messaging, Quickmail and Announcements

Posted August 13, 2019

Our Moodle site offers three options for communicating with participants in a class: Announcements. Forum/email option — only Teachers can post; participants receive via email and/or on-site message (depending on their notification settings), and post is archived on forum where all Participants can access. Quickmail. E-mail option — only visible to Teachers; teachers can see […]

Getting Started in Moodle (for Students)

Posted August 13, 2019

Are you new to Bryn Mawr and just learning how to use Moodle, or a returning student who would like a refresher on how to make the most of Moodle for engaging with your courses? We’ve aggregated some posts on key tasks in Moodle that we hope will help as you begin the new academic […]

Getting Started in Moodle (for Faculty)

Posted August 13, 2019

Are you a new faculty member, or do you need a refresher on how to set up your Moodle course? We’ve aggregated some posts on key tasks in Moodle that we hope will help as you prepare your courses for this academic year. Accessibility Issues in Moodle Courses Add or Change Your Photo in Moodle […]

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