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Archive for June, 2011

Making Items Visible and Invisible in Your Moodle Course

Posted June 13, 2011

Want to start working on your course, but don’t want your students to see an unfinished product? Want to post things ahead of time? Moodle lets you hide things that you upload or create, making it invisible to the students, but always available to you. Open and closed eye The key to hiding in Moodle […]

Add or Change Your Photo in Moodle

Posted June 10, 2011

1) Look for your name in the upper right-hand corner of Moodle. (You should be able to see this from any page on the Moodle site.) Click on “Profile” and then “Edit Profile” near the top on the left side under “User Details“. 3) Scroll down to  “User Picture” towards the bottom of the page and […]

Moodle Quiz

Posted June 8, 2011

The Quiz is a great assessment tool provided by Moodle that can be used to test and evaluate students online. All of the results and grades will be recorded automatically into the course Gradebook, making it a very easy and versatile activity to use. Select Quiz from the Add an activity or resource menu on the Moodle course […]

Set Up Guest Access to a Class/Organization in Moodle

Posted June 8, 2011

Occasionally you may wish to offer access to users that are not enrolled in your class. You can do this easily in Moodle simply by creating a password and giving it to the users that you wish to allow access to Moodle. (Note: This is recommended for guest access only. All students must go through […]

Adding/Removing Users to your Moodle Site

Posted June 8, 2011

A role determines what privileges and powers an individual has within a course in Moodle. Changing the roles and  permissions in your course is not always recommended. The default settings have been created with the needs of most professors and courses in mind. Making changes other than adding students should be done sparingly. This document […]

Office 2016 for Mac (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Posted June 7, 2011

Assistance for this topic and many others is available at lynda.com – Search for Office 2016, Word 2016, Excel 2016, PowerPoint 2016, etc. Still have questions? Take a look at Microsoft’s Help and Tutorials  

Setting Up the Gradebook

Posted June 6, 2011

Using the Gradebook in Moodle can be useful in many ways. For example, it will allow you to provide students with a way to take a look at their progress in your course at any given time. It will also allow you to keep track of students’ grades received from Moodle activities in one centrally […]

Applying Group Settings in Activities in Moodle

Posted June 3, 2011

In some Activities you will find, at the bottom of the set-up page, a section called “Common module settings.” Here you will find the options to include Group settings. Depending on how you want to set up your activity, you can choose to organize the activity to Separate or Visible Groups. Group Settings: Separate Groups: […]

Groups in Moodle

Posted June 3, 2011

Groups are a really useful feature of Moodle that allow an instructor to create any number of groups, personally or auto-created, with certain parameters from their list of enrolled students. Groups can be used to set up lab sections, make project groups, or closely utilize features within Moodle activities (such as Campus Pack and OU […]

Working with WordPress themes

Posted June 2, 2011
screenshot of wordpress manage themes menu

To see which theme your blog uses: 1. Log into your blog. 2. From the Dashboard, go to Appearance. 3. You will automatically be in the “Manage Themes” menu. At the top of the screen, you will see “Current Theme” followed by an image and the name of your theme (e.g. “Atahualpa” in the example […]

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