From Bluebook to Moodle: Options for giving an exam online

Under the current circumstances, the traditional bluebook is not viable. However, you can use a Moodle quiz or the Moodle assignment to distribute and grade the type of exam that works for your course.  A Moodle assignment works well for collecting final papers or untimed essay questions. For timed exams, or exams with multiple choice…

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The Moodle Assignment: Collect and grade submitted work

The Moodle Assignment module lets you collect student assignments—including research papers, spreadsheets, presentations, photographs, and short audio or video recordings—online. The video below is a great resource for seeing how to add an assignment and to understand many of the most useful options. A text version of the information, along with some specific recommendations for…

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Share an iPad or iPhone screen on Zoom

You can share to a meeting from your iPad or iPhone, if the Zoom app is installed on your device. Below are instructions form sharing when you start a meeting from a Macintosh computer–and connect to the device with a cable–or connect from any computer, including Windows. NOTE: You need to update your iOS device…

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Asynchronous Teaching and Evaluation Tips

Zoom is a great way to interact with students, both in classes and in one-on-one meetings. But Moodle provides some very useful ways for students to connect with you and with each other asynchronously, which is important because students are spread over different time zones, may have unreliable or slow internet, or might be obliged…

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Are students doing their readings, and other questions

You may have seen the term “learning analytics” recently. Learning analytics allow you to get information about students, with the goal of helping them learn better. Some types of analytics, such as assessments and grades have been used as analytics for a long, long time. However, by using relatively new tools in Moodle and other…

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