Join Kevin Kelly for an in-depth discussion in this video Solution: Perform tasks to set up your course, part of Moodle 2.8 Essential Training.
- So how did you do with the challenge?…Here's how I solved it.…The first challenge objective was to set the…course start date for the first day…of your class at your institution.…To do this, I went to the administration block…and selected edit settings.…My Fall class at San Francisco State University…will begin on August 24th.…So I set the course start date fields to…24…August 2015.…
If you don't know your course start date…your institution's website should have it listed.…I already know my Spring 2016 class will begin…on January 25th, 2016.…The second challenge objective was to…adjust the course format options…to use the weekly course format…with enough sections for every week…in your academic term.…To do this, I can stay on the edit settings page.…I scroll down and expand the course format section.…Using the format menu, I selected weekly format.…
Using the number of sections menu, I selected 17…since San Francisco State has 17 week semesters.…Then I scrolled to the bottom of the page…and clicked save changes.…The third challenge objective was to…
- 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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