Difference between revisions of "Specialized Topics FAQ"

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== How do I backup a course and save it to my computer? ==
 
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/b/bc/How_do_I_backup_a_course_and_save_it_to_my_computer.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
[[Click here for detailed instructions]]
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== How do I create a Wiki on Moodle? ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/5/57/How_do_I_create_a_Wiki_on_Moodle.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
== How do I attach files to assignments? ==
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== How do I flag new posts as new? ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/1/1b/How_do_I_flag_new_posts_as_new.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
Go to ADD AN ACTIVITY, choose one of four assignment types, highlight words in your assignment description and insert link to attach your files. [[More about attaching files to assignments]]
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== How do I import contents from an old Moodle course? ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/e/ec/How_do_I_import_contents_from_an_old_Moodle_course.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
== How do I update a course description? ==
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== How do I make an announcement? ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/b/bc/How_do_I_make_an_Announcement.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
Go to ADMIN Panel (on the left) and click on SETTINGS. [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/e/ee/How_to_update_course_description.pdf More about updating course description]
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== How do I type accents on Moodle? ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/7/79/How_do_I_type_accents_in_Moodle.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
== How do I display all weeks? ==
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== How do I use the message system on Moodle? ==
 
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/d/dd/How_to_use_the_message_system_in_Moodle.pdf Detailed instructions]
Click on the two little square boxes in the week sections on the main moodle page. [[More about Displaying All Weeks]]
 
 
 
== How do I hide items or sections? ==
 
 
 
Click on the HIDE icon (an eye) next to the item or section that you want to hide/unhide. [[More about Hiding Items]].
 
 
 
== How do I delete resources? ==
 
 
 
Go to the main page of your Moodle course, turn editing on and click on X next to the resource you want to delete. [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/4/45/How_do_I_delete_resources.pdf More about deleting resources]
 
 
 
== How do I add another teacher? ==
 
 
 
Go to ADMIN Panel (on the left) and click on ASSIGN ROLES. Choose TEACHER and select from list of POTENTIAL USERS. [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/7/7e/How_to_add_another_teacher.pdf More about adding another teacher]
 
 
 
== How do I give outsiders/guests access to my Moodle? ==
 
 
 
Go to ADMIN Panel (on the left) and click on SETTINGS. [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/a/aa/Access_for_Outsiders_Guests.pdf More about giving outsiders/guests access to your Moodle]
 
  
 
== How can students upload their Powerpoints or other files to Moodle? ==
 
== How can students upload their Powerpoints or other files to Moodle? ==

Revision as of 23:17, 28 November 2009

The Specialized Topics FAQ contains information for those who have finished their initial semester of working with Moodle, and are interested in exploring ways of refining their use of Moodle and other technologies to best support a particular pedagogical goal or teaching context. Examples include: embedding online videos, etc.

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How do I attach feedback forms to a graded assignment?

Detailed instructions

How can students comment on other students' blog?

Detailed instructions

How do I access archived Moodle courses?

Detailed instructions

How do I attach files to assignments?

Detailed instructions

How can students stop emails from Moodle forums?

Detailed instructions

How do I backup a course and save it to my computer?

Detailed instructions

How do I create a Wiki on Moodle?

Detailed instructions

How do I flag new posts as new?

Detailed instructions

How do I import contents from an old Moodle course?

Detailed instructions

How do I make an announcement?

Detailed instructions

How do I type accents on Moodle?

Detailed instructions

How do I use the message system on Moodle?

Detailed instructions

How can students upload their Powerpoints or other files to Moodle?

Students can attach files to their discussion forum threads. Download detailed instructions.

What to do about non-compatible docx or pptx files?

Download a compatibility package from Microsoft. More about non-compatible files

How do I insert an image?

Go to the ADMIN panel (on the left) and click on FILES to upload your image. More about inserting an image

What to do if my picture is not posting properly?

Make sure that the picture size does not exceed 25 MB (maximum default size) and that the width and height measurements are 100 pixels each. More about posting and cropping pictures

Where can I find more online resources for learning about Moodle?

For a variety of additional print and online resources visit the Non-MIIS_Moodle_Resources page.