Moodle has a feature called "docking the blocks" that allows users to move one of the blocks (Navigation, Administration, etc.) so that the block appears as a tab at the top-left of the screen. Putting your mouse over that tab displays the full contents of the block, saving screen space on the right-hand side of […]
Faculty and staff may wish to create a web page to share information about their scholarship, research, or teaching. If you’d like to create a website, you can do so easily using Bucknell’s WordPress instance or Google Sites. You can also use Moodle for a course page. If you want to create a searchable professional […]
This article assumes that you have already read the related article, How do I create a Turnitin assignment in Moodle and/or have already added a Turnitin assignment to your Moodle course. Unlike the standard Moodle assignment activity, the Turnitin assignment does not have the assignment dates as part of the assignment settings. You have to […]
My Instructor is using Turnitin to provide feedback on my assignment. How do I find his/her comments?
This article assumes that your faculty member has created a Turnitin assignment in Moodle and that you have submitted your work to that assignment. Turnitin has a component called "Feedback Studio" that allows faculty members to provide both summary and inline comments in reaction to what you have written. Here’s how to find those comments: […]
I restricted my assignment submissions to a particular group of students. How do I view just that group’s submissions?
Moodle allows you to create groups of students in a course – for example, students in a particular lab section (within a larger course). You can then restrict an assignment so that only a particular group can see (and submit to) that assignment. Please note that this is not the same as a “group assignment” […]
I added a forum (or forums) to my Moodle course. How do I view all the forum posts by a particular student?
The Moodle Forum activity is a great way to generate course-related discussions by your students. When a forum has active participation by students, with posts and replies, it’s also a great way for students to practice writing for an actual audience. If you are grading forum participation by your students, you can see all of […]
This article assumes that you have already submitted your assignment via Moodle’s Assignment Activity, as described in these instructions. Here’s how you can return to Moodle to see your instructor’s feedback on your assignment: Go to Moodle at http://moodle.bucknell.edu, and click on the link for your course in the Current Course List module on the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]