Why Moodle?

Why the English department uses Moodle: A Guide for Instructors and Students Many people, instructors and students alike, wonder why ISUComm foundation courses (i.e., Engl 150 and 250) utilize Moodle instead of Blackboard. Below is a rationale to help all stakeholders understand the decision. CONTEXTUALIZED: Our Moodle is customized to the context of our curriculum. Much of […]

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Hiding and Showing Gradebook (Student View)

Welcome! In this tutorial you will read about how to hide or show Gradebook from student view. You also can learn how to hide and show content (e.g., labels, activities, blocks, etc.) in the relevant document. Hide and Show Gradebook Step 1 Go to “Edit settings” in the “Administration” block on the right-hand side of your course […]

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Moving files within folders and sub-folders

Welcome! In this tutorial you will read about moving documents between sub-folders within a folder on your Moodle site. To read about uploading folders, please read this article. You might have a folder like the Engl 250 folder depicted below. We will use the “Summary” sub-folder as an example in this article.   To move […]

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Importing multiple-choice questions-updated

Welcome! In this tutorial, you will learn how to create quizzes, especially multiple choice questions, using Aiken format in Moodle. This function allows you to import questions from a separate file to Moodle directly. This is convenient when you need to deal with several multiple choice questions. Step 1. Prepare questions. Step 2. Import questions […]

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Sending a Group Message Via Moodle

Welcome! In this tutorial you will read about sending a group message via Moodle. There may be times when you want to send one message to all, or a large portion, of the students in your class. If you want to send a message to only one student, please follow the documentation here. Step 1 […]

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