We are living in a new world, so why not live virtually in a new Moodle? While NMC may have been forced by the Internet security gods to upgrade to Moodle 3.8 a bit earlier than desired, we think the improvements and new features will be popular with faculty and students. Here is what to… Continue Reading Get Ready for Moodle 3.8!
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Keep the following Moodle-related dates in mind as we approach the start of the summer term: Monday, May 4th — Students populated in Summer 2020 (2003) courses. You’ll be able to see student lists in Moodle on this day. Students will not be able to see courses unless you turn a course on early. Friday, May… Continue Reading Important Moodle Dates for Summer Courses
Since transitioning to distance learning, Ed Tech has seen a large uptick in help desk tickets requesting assistance with importing tests into Moodle. As we get closer to exam season, we expect these requests to increase further. To ensure everyone receives help in time for their exam, please make quiz transfer requests as early as possible (preferably at least one week… Continue Reading Getting Help Readying Moodle for Your Exams
You’re locked in your house, campus is closed, and your class has been hurriedly transitioned from face-to-face to online delivery. Now it’s time for that big exam. What to do? First: take a deep breath. You’re not alone. A million educators throughout the world are in the same boat. Second: The reality is that your… Continue Reading Testing in the Time of Coronavirus
The educational technology team recently changed a setting in Moodle that eliminates a former gradebook frustration. In the past, when students dropped a class, they remained visible in both the Moodle gradebook and on the “enrolled users” page. By changing a universal setting, suspended users no longer appear in the gradebook (although they are still… Continue Reading A New Approach to Moodle Suspended Users