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Moodle: Copy content from another course
This article explains how to copy content from one Moodle course to another . Instructors can do this themselves if they have a Teacher role in both courses or request that LITS copy courses for them.    Before you begin, you may nee...
Moodle: Back up a course or site
Under the terms of our Moodle Policies , LITS will guarantee that course content remains available to Teachers for at least two years. If you need to move course materials from an old Moodle site (such as moodlearchive.brynmawr.edu ) to a new...
Moodle: Merge courses
By default, Bionic creates Moodle courses for every section of an academic course. If you plan to use the same content and activities, we can create a single, merged course shell that enrolls students from all sections so you only have one cours...
Moodle: Add files to a course
Teachers can upload files, such as a syllabus or course readings, to a Moodle course to share them with students. There are two ways to upload files to your course. Prefer video? See this demo of how to add a file to a Moodle course. ...
Moodle: Create and manage assignments
Moodle's Assignment activity allows students to submit work individually or as a group to for grading. Instructors can also create "offline" assignments to add due dates for activities that don't require electronic submissio...
Moodle: Hide/show sections and items
Moodle lets Teachers hide sections, activities, and resources, so that they are invisible to students, but still visible to any one with a Teacher or Non-editing Teacher role. If a course is guest-accessible, hidden items will be also be hidden fr...
Moodle: Quickmail, announcements, and messaging
Our Moodle site offers three options for communicating with participants in a class: Announcements, Quickmail, and Messaging. This article compares the features for each type of communication. Quickmail  This is an e-mail option that is onl...
Moodle: Organize course by topics vs. weeks and collapsible topics
Organize by topics vs. weeks Moodle gives you the option of setting up your course by topic/theme or by week. This allows you to customize the layout so that it is tailored to your course. Before you start , you may need access to the follo...
Moodle: Customize your course
Moodle has several new features that allow you to customize your course. You may now Add a Description, Add an Image, and Star Courses. This article describes how to use each of these features. Before you start , you may need access to the f...
Moodle: Forums
Need a space for you and your students to have discussions? Have response questions that your students need to reply and comment on? Here are step-by-step instructions on how to add the Forum, as well as helpful information on the different typ...
Moodle: Create a quiz
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...
Moodle: Add folders
Moodle Folders hold collections of files and can be used to organize readings or other course resources. Note that folders cannot be used to organize Moodle activities such as quizzes, assignments, or discussion forums. This article shares step-by...
Moodle: Create a questionnaire
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 identi...
Moodle: Create checklists for students
The Checklist activity on Moodle allows a teacher to create a checklist, to-do list or task list for students to work through. The teacher can monitor each student’s progress as students tick off each of the items in the list. Checklists ca...
Moodle: View site as a student
If at any time you wish to see the course the way a student or other participant sees it, you have the option to switch your role. Before you start , you may need access to the following: a teacher role in a Bryn Mawr Moodle course (i....
Moodle: Groups
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...
Moodle: Group activities and class interaction
Asynchronous  classes do not mean that students can’t engage with each other and actively participate in class! Moodle offers different solutions for asynchronous communications and collaboration, such as Forums , Messaging , and Gr...
Moodle: Schedule appointments
A helpful tool to schedule online or in-person office hours and other appointments within a Moodle course is the Moodle Scheduler . All teachers can add a scheduler to their course by following the steps in this article. Note: It is also poss...
Zoom: Schedule course meetings with the Moodle Zoom activity
The Zoom activity in Moodle makes it easier to for instructors and students to manage course-related Zoom meetings. When you schedule Zoom meetings with this activity: Zoom automatically invites all course participants. Moodle creates calendar ...
Moodle: Take attendance
The Attendance activity is designed for teachers to take attendance during or for class, and for students to be able to view their own attendance record. In addition, the activity can also be set up for students to mark their own attendance. Te...
Moodle: Workshop
Before you start , you may need access to the following: a teacher role in a Bryn Mawr Moodle course (i.e., Instructor of record, Other editing teacher, Non-editing teacher) The workshop activity module enables the collection, review ...
Moodle: Export files and coursework
LITS strongly recommends that students and instructors export copies of course files that they wish to keep long-term and archive them outside of Moodle. We suggest this for a few reasons. First, although our Moodle policies guarantee that cours...
Moodle: Restore recently deleted items from the recycle bin
As a Teacher in a Moodle course, you can restore activities (including assignments, files, and quizzes) that have been deleted from your Moodle course within the last 14 days through the Recycle Bin feature. Before you start , you may need a...
Moodle: Share large files on OneDrive and link on Moodle
Whether you’d like to share a film clip, an outside link, or upload a class recording, there are several ways to add/share video on Moodle. In this Tech Doc, you’ll find the most-common ways to share video on Moodle based on where t...
Moodle: Convert documents using Sensus Access
The Sensus Access activity enables Moodle course participants to upload documents directly from the course into Sensus Access for conversion to file formats that meet their accessibility needs. (If you have a brynmawr.edu email address, you can...
Moodle: Student Journals
Although Moodle does not have a purpose-built journal activity, you can use the "individual blogs" option in the OU Blog Activity in Moodle to create individual journals that your students can post to over time.  Before You ...