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The Quiz feature is a tool that allows for automatic grading, assuming you create questions that have definitive answers. There are a number of various question types for a wide range of possibilities for your assessment. Follow the steps below to add a q...
The online Chat feature gives Professors the opportunity of increasing their availability to students outside of a face to face class. Professors can also conduct their office hours in this manner, which is especially helpful in the case of distance learn...
The _Choice_ feature allows the Professor to ask a single multiple choice question to their students. Professors can get a quick read on the opinion of the group on any topic at all, and they have the option of showing the results for all students to see....
Moodle's _PoodLL_ plugin offers instructors the ability to incorporate audio into their courses. When creating an assignment, the instructor just has to enable the _PoodLL_ checkbox and students will be able to record their assignment using a working micr...
The _Glossary_ feature is just what it sounds like, a listing of words and terms that are specific to your course's area of study. This is a great place to build on terminology week to week whether your course pertains to Meteorology or Language and Lingu...
When using graded forums in your course, it is best to include clear expectations and a description of forum grading practices in your syllabus. Please read through the following steps to learn more about grading your students' posts. Tip: If you set fi...
The Journal features is similar to a Forum with one key difference - it is a PRIVATE forum between the Professor and the Student. The Journal is used when feedback is required of the student, but the content is private or not appropriate for other student...
Mind mapping is a visual brainstorming process that represents ideas and concepts in a unique diagram. Using a main idea or word as a starting point, a user can then build branches, called _nodes_, off of that central point. A mindmap could use countless ...
The Questionnaire feature is commonly used as an anonymous survey tool. Instructors can set up Questionnaire surveys with as many types of questions as they'd like (multiple choice, essay, etc.). If desired, Questionnaires can be graded. When a student co...
Always a staple in the Moodle classroom, the _Assignment_ activity allows students to upload files to the instructor for grading. As the instructor, you'll have the entire student roster and their respective submissions all in one centralized area. Instea...
Instructors can use the Attendance Activity to keep track of their students' presence in a face to face class or online classroom. When using this feature, instructors create class sessions, where you can mark students as being Present, Absent, Excused, L...