Join Kevin Kelly for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the exercise files, part of Moodle 2.8 Essential Training.
- Throughout this course, I'll refer to various files, which I'll call exercise files. Exercise files are only available for premium members. For this course, those files will be sample files for you to practice specific activities after you learn them. Let's take a look at some examples. I'll open the Exercise Files folder on my desktop. You can see here a variety of file types, such as, a Moodle course backup, so when I show you how to restore a backup, you'll have a practice file.
I'll refer to things like copying things from my syllabus. If you don't have a syllabus handy, feel free to use mine. I have a comma-separated values file, NewCourse Grades, so you can practice uploading columns into the gradebook. There's a QuizQuestions file to import those, and many different student papers with rubrics and feedback. Some instructions for a wiki, you can see there are many options for you to explore. Feel free to make up your own, or use the actual documents from your course.
- 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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