Creating an Advanced Forum

Welcome! In this tutorial you will learn how to create and use advanced forums (i.e., discussion boards) on your Moodle course site. However, before you begin, you might want to consider the differences between forums and advanced forums. Basically, advanced forums can do everything that forums can do plus more. Here are some of the […]

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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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Sync CyBox to your Computer

Welcome! In this tutorial you will see how to sync CyBox to your computer so you can work on your computer and have folders and files automatically sync to CyBox for safe storage. CyBox Sync is a convenient and secure way to make sure all your files are backed up in the Cloud. You can […]

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Recording Screencasts in Panopto

Welcome! In this tutorial you learn about creating screencasts in Panopto and how using the screencast function can be a workaround to uploading completed videos to Panopto.   Step 1 Once logged into Panopto and in the appropriate folder, click on “Create” and “Record a new session”. Once you click on “Record a new session” […]

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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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