How do I submit an assignment in Moodle?

The Assignment Activity is a frequently used feature in Moodle. It allows faculty members to collect student assignments all in one place, and it time-stamps the assignment to reveal when the document was actually submitted to Moodle. If your instructor has added such an assignment to your Moodle course, you can submit the assignment as […]

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How do I take attendance in Moodle?

You can obviously record student attendance in class using a paper chart or an Excel spreadsheet. However, Moodle’s Attendance Activity offers not only comparable features, but also several advantages over those possibilities: With Moodle’s Attendance activity, you can set up all the possible class meeting days for the semester at the same time. Moodle sets […]

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How do I check if a student is enrolled in my Moodle course?

Students who are enrolled in your course in Banner are automatically enrolled in your Moodle course by a process that runs each morning at around 6:30. That means that if the Registrar’s Office adds a student to your course on (say) Tuesday afternoon, the student will appear in your Moodle course on Wednesday morning. Here […]

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How do I schedule student appointments in Moodle?

You may wish to set up appointment slots for your students or advisees. Moodle has a Scheduler activity that allows you to create repeated slots within a time frame (for example, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday of a particular week from 1:30 to 3:30 PM), and students can select a particular slot to reserve that appointment […]

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How do I weight grades in Moodle?

One of the most powerful features of Moodle is the Gradebook, in terms of its ability to handle multiple grading scenarios. Moodle allows you to have multiple categories of grades (exams, essays, quizzes, etc.), and it allows you to drop lowest grades within a category, among various other features. Once you have your grading structure […]

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One of my students cannot view my course in Moodle. What is the problem?

Moodle enrollments tend to be one day behind Banner. If the student brought his/her Add Form to the Registrar’s Office and the information has been entered into Banner, the student will be added to the course in Moodle at around 6:30 AM the following day when we synchronize information between Banner and Moodle. Another possibility […]

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How do I make my course available to students in Moodle?

We initially create courses in Moodle so that they are hidden from students, giving you time to build the course before students can see the content that you have uploaded. In order for students to view that content, you’ll need to make each of your active Moodle courses visible to students, as follows: Log in […]

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How do I email my students through Moodle?

You can use the Quickmail feature in Moodle to email all or a selected group of your students: Log in to http://moodle.bucknell.edu, and click on the link for your course within the Current Course List on the right-hand side of the page. 2. Scroll down on page until you see the “Quickmail” block on the […]

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