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  1. Moving Courses Online Fast

    As coronavirus spreads, colleges and universities are scrambling to respond to potential health-care crises, school and business closings, and other issues that are arising and evolving on a daily basis.  They each face a major challenge: How c...
  2. Proctored Exams and Tests in Moodle

    McNeese has subscriptions for Respondus and ProctorU. In addition some faculty and staff  members self-proctor exams for students.  Below are article to assist with each type of service. Respondus  - (Respondus exams are paid by ...
  3. Moodle Gradebook

    Below are articles to assist with Gradebook Settings: An overview of Moodle Gradebook Gradebook Visibility Control Gradebook visibility for Students Control Visibility of Grade Items in Moodle View grades Gradebook views in Moodle ...
  4. Grade Calculation in Moodle

    Grade calculations are configured on the  Gradebook Setup  page in the Moodle gradebook. We highly recommend organizing grade items before choosing aggregation methods so that items are in the correct category (see (add article:  ...
  5. Creating Student-Centered Project-Based Courses in Moodle

    In student-centered project-based courses, it's important to maintain clarity and good communication. It's also important to keep things as straightforward and simple as possible in terms of the activities you will ask your students to do. A...
  6. Designing Self-Paced Independent Study Courses

    Being able to take a course at any time, any place, and at your own pace makes online course offerings very popular. While many courses are instructor led and may involve extensive interaction with other students, there are also many courses that ar...
  7. Developing Cohort-based Courses with Teacher-Student Interaction in Moodle

    In this article, you will learn how to best set up a cohort-based course that allows teacher-student interaction and enhances student engagement. These types of instructor-led courses include groups of students who work together as a class. The grou...
  8. Planning Your Course in Moodle

    To assist faculty members with designing their new course quickly, the eLearning Department has Moodle Course Shell Templates available for faculty members to use that incorporate many of the design principles discussed this series of articles. &nbs...
  9. Organizing Your Course

    Now that you've determined what you'd like your students to be able to do after they have completed your course and as you're done with the initial planning stages, you are now ready to start building the framework for your course. Selec...
  10. Add and Edit a Book Activity Resource in Moodle

    Book Setting in Moodle The Book resource allows you to assemble multiple pages in a single location, and to organize them with an automatically generated table of contents. The book resource is mobile friendly and easy to print. It works very wel...