Grading in Moodle

There are a couple of different ways a Lecturer can grade Moodle assignments, this post will describe the different methods, how to manually grade inside an assignment activity as well as through the grade book.

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Hide Assessment activities while you grade

When you are grading an assignment it’s good practice to hide that activity while you grade.

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External Examiner

On request the CTEL team will enrol External Examiners to Moodle Modules, this post describes the access rights the external examiner has when they are enrolled in a Moodle module.

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Students with Accommodations

If you have students with accommodations and for various reasons you need to allow extra time the user override option will help.

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Turnitin Plagiarism Declaration

Each time a student makes a submission to a Turnitin activity either in your module or in another module for another lecturer they will have to accept a plagiarism declaration, they will not be able to proceed unless they accept this declaration.

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Moodle Access Roles

All WIT staff and fully registered students can access Moodle.  Both full time and part-time students can access Moodle provided that they are fully registered.

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Create a Turnitin Assignment

Turnitin is a third party assignment type that we have in use in our instance of Moodle. Turnitin will accept text-based submissions in most common formats, such as Word or PDF, and provides the student with a similarity report by comparing submitted student files with an extensive range of public web, subscription-based sources and past student work.

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Turnitin Assignment Types

Turnitin is a third party assignment type that we have in use in our instance of Moodle. Turnitin will accept text-based submissions in most common formats, such as Word or PDF, and provides the student with a similarity report by comparing submitted student files with an extensive range of public web, subscription-based sources and past student work.

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Moodle Assessment Types

There a many options for assessment in Moodle. This webpage looks at these options and the ways each can be used

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Create a Moodle Quiz

The Quiz activity module allows the lecturer to design and build quizzes consisting of a number of Question types, including multiple choice, true-false, short answer and drag and drop images and Essay. These questions are stored in the Question bank and can be re-used in different quizzes in your module.

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Moodle Groups

Moodle Groups are useful when you are either sharing a module with a colleague and you only want your student to view your content, in this case, you could place a restriction on a section, or you want different student groups to take activities at different times or dates, this can be useful with Moodle Quiz or Assignments.

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Question Bank

The Question Bank feature allows a lecturer to create, preview, and edit questions in the Moodle database. Questions are organized into categories. Initially, each course has only one category called “Default”. It is good practice to create more categories to organize your questions. This not only makes it easier to find questions but makes the use of random questions and matching questions easier.

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Tips for Creating and Uploading Video

Recording a narrated PowerPoint presentation and uploading it to Moodle

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