In Focus: Moodle Quiz (1) – “Why use a Quiz?”

"Why use a Quiz?" Over the next few weeks, I'll be taking a look at the Moodle Quiz - a feature-rich activity in Moodle that can be used for both formative and summative assessment. At a time where classroom-based learning is limited, it is the perfect tool to give confidence to both students and tutors …

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Sharing files but preventing download

I was recently asked how best to share a file with students but prevent them from downloading it to their computer/device - in this particular instance, it was sharing an assignment submission from a previous semester as an example for current students. Moodle offers ways to share files with students but with browsers becoming more …

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Re-using Panopto recordings from a previous semester

If course content has been "rolled over" from Semester 1 to populate content in an upcoming Semester 2 Moodle course then any video recordings stored in the Semester 1 course folder of Panopto will not have been rolled over. If you’re re-running a Semester 1 course in Semester 2 (with a new set of students) …

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Missing Turnitin grades from Moodle Gradebook?

We've had a few emails recently about grades missing from the Moodle Gradebook - specifically grades that have been awarded to students using Turnitin Assignments. One reason for this may be down to a known issue around synchronisation of grades from Turnitin to the Moodle gradebook in that synchronisation is not always automatic but the …

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Moodle modules gone missing from your Dashboard?

A few academics have recently contacted us with regards to not having their upcoming Moodle modules listed on their Dashboard in Moodle. This can sometimes be an enrolment issue but the first thing to check is the filter settings on the 'Course overview' block on your Dashboard. Upcoming Moodle modules are likely to have their …

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