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Grading an assignment


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Moodle 2.4 Essential Training

with Mary Cooch

Video: Grading an assignment

In previous videos, we've seen how to set text or file assignments for our students to complete, and we've looked from a student point of view, how to access and submit this work. So, we're now going to grade one of these assignments. So we're in our course as a teacher, and if we scroll down to our section on assessment and evaluation, I'm going to click on the final assessment, Meet me in St. Louis. This is the assignment that our student George completed in an earlier video. And when we get to the assignment screen we can see that out of the three participants one of them has submitted the assignment.
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  1. 3m 29s
    1. Welcome
      1m 13s
    2. Using the exercise files
      23s
    3. Surveying our project for this course
      1m 53s
  2. 24m 45s
    1. Obtaining Moodle
      3m 12s
    2. Logging in and moving around
      3m 28s
    3. Editing your profile
      2m 57s
    4. Using the text editor
      1m 58s
    5. Choosing your course layout
      3m 49s
    6. Setting up your course
      2m 24s
    7. Adding a banner
      3m 19s
    8. Adding a welcome message
      3m 38s
  3. 5m 58s
    1. Announcing course events
      1m 50s
    2. Using the calendar
      2m 19s
    3. Adding events blocks
      1m 49s
  4. 21m 8s
    1. Uploading your course information
      3m 56s
    2. Understanding the edit icons
      2m 35s
    3. Uploading a folder of exam papers
      3m 47s
    4. Giving instructions to your students
      2m 30s
    5. Displaying a YouTube video
      3m 26s
    6. Linking to a useful website
      2m 6s
    7. Embedding widgets into your course
      2m 48s
  5. 14m 40s
    1. Manually enrolling students
      1m 48s
    2. Allowing students to self-enroll
      2m 25s
    3. Putting your students into groups
      2m 54s
    4. Giving access to private files
      3m 38s
    5. Setting up messaging
      2m 21s
    6. Seeing who's online
      1m 34s
  6. 18m 5s
    1. Creating a discussion forum
      3m 53s
    2. Setting up a chat room
      3m 10s
    3. Blogging
      2m 57s
    4. Creating a wiki
      4m 12s
    5. Creating a glossary
      3m 53s
  7. 26m 45s
    1. Setting up a text assignment
      4m 9s
    2. Setting up a file assignment
      3m 50s
    3. Making a group assignment
      4m 3s
    4. Using blind marking
      3m 35s
    5. Student view of an assignment
      2m 14s
    6. Grading an assignment
      1m 57s
    7. Dealing with deadlines
      1m 35s
    8. Downloading assignments
      1m 50s
    9. Uploading feedback files
      3m 32s
  8. 12m 59s
    1. Gradebook overview
      2m 16s
    2. Organizing your gradebook
      1m 51s
    3. Manually adding grades
      1m 44s
    4. Adding custom scales
      2m 44s
    5. Importing and exporting grades
      4m 24s
  9. 11m 32s
    1. Overview of Moodle's quiz
      1m 38s
    2. Setting up a quiz front page
      3m 39s
    3. Adding questions to a quiz
      4m 6s
    4. Student view of a quiz
      2m 9s
  10. 10m 51s
    1. Feedback, Choice, or Survey?
      3m 2s
    2. Online voting with Choice
      4m 8s
    3. Getting student feedback
      3m 41s
  11. 14m 19s
    1. Enabling activity completion
      3m 42s
    2. Restricting access to activities
      3m 40s
    3. Enabling manual self-completion for a course
      2m 35s
    4. Enabling automatic course completion
      2m 56s
    5. Viewing completion reports
      1m 26s
  12. 11m 59s
    1. Viewing reports and logs
      2m 36s
    2. Importing from other courses
      2m 18s
    3. Backing up your course
      2m 8s
    4. Restoring a course
      3m 22s
    5. Resetting your course at year-end
      1m 35s
  13. 52s
    1. Next steps
      52s

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Watch the Online Video Course Moodle 2.4 Essential Training
2h 57m Appropriate for all Oct 08, 2013

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Teachers, learn how to create engaging courses with Moodle 2.4 and get your students excited about online learning. In this course, Moodle expert Mary Cooch shows you all the steps to creating classes for K–12 and college settings. Learn how to set up Moodle so it's just right for your classroom, add course materials (including videos, widgets, and web links), get your students enrolled, and start fostering collaborative learning with blogs and chats. Plus, learn to build quizzes, grade assignments, and get student feedback. Mary also shows you how to back up a copy of your course to use again the next year, or share with others.

Topics include:
  • Choosing your course layout
  • Using the calendar and managing events
  • Uploading course materials
  • Giving instructions to your students
  • Enrolling students
  • Creating a discussion forum
  • Setting up assignments
  • Grading assignments
  • Adding quizzes
  • Evaluating your courses
  • Tracking course completion
  • Backing up and restoring courses
Subject:
Education + Elearning
Software:
Moodle
Author:
Mary Cooch

Grading an assignment

In previous videos, we've seen how to set text or file assignments for our students to complete, and we've looked from a student point of view, how to access and submit this work. So, we're now going to grade one of these assignments. So we're in our course as a teacher, and if we scroll down to our section on assessment and evaluation, I'm going to click on the final assessment, Meet me in St. Louis. This is the assignment that our student George completed in an earlier video. And when we get to the assignment screen we can see that out of the three participants one of them has submitted the assignment.

Which means that one needs grading. And so we click the link View Grade Or Submissions and we can see that it's student George Adams here and it says submitted for grading. So if we go to the Grade column and click the icon there we are taken to George's assignment. And scrolling down we see that it's an online text assignment. We can also see the word count 205 words and if we set a word limit, and I believe it was 2,000, then it's easy for us to see If they've done too many or too few words.

Clicking the plus sign will allow us to see all of the assignment. And once we've read it, we can then scroll down and enter a numerical grade, although as we'll see in a later video, it's possible to also add custom scales. And our personal feedback. When we click the Save Changes button, this takes us back to the gradebook and we can see now that the work has been graded, we can see the grade we've given, and we can see the times when not only when we graded it but when George submitted the work.

We can also see our feedback comments Perfect for record keeping and monitoring. And so in this video, we've learned how to grade a student assignment with both a numerical grade and with written feedback.

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