Notre Dame College Moodle Training - Gradebook and Assignments


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This tutorial is for faculty at Notre Dame College of Ohio and provides an overview of how to add resources to your course. The tutorial also demonstrates how to create both online and offline assignment.

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Notre Dame College Moodle Training - Gradebook and Assignments

  1. 1. Grade Book and Assignments in NDC Moodle at<br />Notre Dame College<br />Mission Statement: Notre Dame College, a Catholic institution in the tradition of the Sisters of Notre Dame, educates a diverse population in the liberal arts for personal, professional and global responsibility.<br />1<br />
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  7. 7. Icons to the right of an activity allow you to modify that activity in some way by clicking on the icon<br />The right-pointing arrow indents the activity in the same line<br />The double up/down arrows allow you to move that activity somewhere else, either within the same lesson or anywhere in the course<br />7<br />
  8. 8. The hand with pen opens the activity and allows you to edit it.<br />Clicking the eye hides the activity from student view. If the eye is closed, clicking it will re-open the activity to view<br />The X deletes a resource or activity<br />The person at the far right has to do with groups and will not be covered in this module<br />8<br />
  9. 9. To add a file, start by clicking on the ‘Add a resource’ drop down menu and then select ‘Link to a file or web site’<br />9<br />
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  17. 17. Creating an assignment that will show up in the grade book<br />17<br />
  18. 18. To add an activity (aka – assignment) start by clicking the ‘Add an activity’ drop down menu<br />18<br />
  19. 19. Types of Activities<br />Assignments – will be the most common basic use<br />Advanced uploading of files…allows students to upload up to 20 files in one assignment<br />Online text…allows student to type their assignment into Moodle (not recommended)<br />Upload a single file…allows students to upload one document into the course<br />Offline activity…is a place holder that allows instructor to record points for assignments done offline<br />19<br />
  20. 20. Types of Activities (Cont)<br />Other activities you might use:<br />Chat: Synchronous chat session<br />Forum: Asynchronous online discussion board<br />Quiz: Create a quiz or exam that can be taken in the course (not a basic feature but we can provide information for self-study)<br />Survey<br />20<br />
  21. 21. Practice creating activities<br />We will cover creating two types of activities<br />Upload a single file<br />Offline Activity<br />After creating each activity, we’ll set the activity up in the grade book<br />21<br />
  22. 22. From the activities drop down menu, click on ‘Upload single file’<br />22<br />
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  31. 31. You can see the categories that currently exist in our course…we want to add a new one for essays<br />31<br />
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  33. 33. You now see that Essays is an option to choose as a category..choose it and then click the ‘Save Changes’ button at the bottom of the page.<br />33<br />
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  35. 35. Adding an Offline Assignment<br />Purpose<br />This is a way for you to record points for assignments that are done outside of Moodle<br />Attendance is handled this way (although there are not points)<br />Quizzes and exams<br />Participation<br />Anything that you don’t have a student submit through Moodle but need have recorded as a grade<br />35<br />
  36. 36. Adding an Offline Assignment<br />Same process as adding other assignments<br />Need to go back to grade book and categorize it<br />After manually grading the assignment, enter the grade in the grade book.<br />36<br />
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