Join Kevin Kelly for an in-depth discussion in this video Collecting student writing or projects with the Assignment tool, part of Moodle 2.8 Essential Training.
- There are three common ways…to conduct assessments in Moodle.…We've looked at assessment through quizzes and forums.…Now it's time to look at assignments.…Assignments are like a drop box,…with a link to the grade book.…Students submit files, like essays,…spreadsheets or creative work,…and you give them feedback and a grade.…Let's take a look at how it works.…First, I'll turn editing on using the button…in the top right corner.…Next, I'll scroll to the section where I want…to add the assignment.…
I'll click the Add an activity or resource menu…and I'll select Assignment from the Activities list…and select Add.…On the Adding a new Assignment page,…we'll enter basic information about the assignment…and adjust some settings.…I recommend using the same assignment name…as the students will see in the syllabus.…In my class, essays are Level 3 activities.…Students are asked to write plans…for what they intend to do, and then reflections…about what they did.…So I'll use one of those for this assignment.…
In the Description field, enter the instructions.…
- Navigating a Moodle course
- Setting up learning outcomes
- Adding, moving, editing, and deleting blocks
- Uploading files for students to download
- Adding links and RSS feeds
- Adding students and teaching assistants
- Creating groups
- Communicating with announcements, polls, emails, and chat
- Facilitating discussions, peer review, and team projects
- Creating and grading quizzes and assignments
- Working with the Moodle gradebook
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Ready to Teach with Moodle
2. Preparing Your Course in Moodle
3. Managing Course Resources in Moodle
4. Managing Course Participants in Moodle
5. Communicating with Students in Moodle
6. Facilitating Activities in Moodle
7. Assessing Learning in Moodle
8. Course Administration in Moodle
Setting up the gradebook5m 3s
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