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How to add weeks to a course?

 

To add weeks to your course you may follow these steps:

  1. Go to the course page.
  2. Click "Edit Settings" from the Course Administration.
  3. Click "Course Format" title to expand the section.
  4. From "Number of sections" dropdown menu, select the total number of weeks you want your course to be.
  5. Click "Save changes" and new week(s) will be added to your course page.

 

Entry link: How to add weeks to a course?

How to backup my course?

You can backup the course structure and materials, download as a compressed file and restore to another course.

To backup a course, you may follow these steps:

  1. Go to course page.
  2. Click "Backup" option from the Course Administration.
  3. Click "Next" buttons to proceed.
  4. Click "Perform Backup" button on the last page. 
  5. When the system completes the process, click "Continue" button.
  6. Find the compressed file from "User private backup area" and click "Download" to download the file. 
Entry link: How to backup my course?

How to calculate course total using weights?

To calculate course total grade using weights, you need to use "Weighted Mean of Grades" aggregation option. To select/change the aggregation option you can follow these steps:

  1. Go to the course page.
  2. Click on "Grades" link from the Course Administration.
  3. On the top of the page, click "Setup" tab.
  4. "Categories and Items" table will be opened of which in the first row of this table the name of your course is written. From the first row click "Edit" link in the Actions column.
  5. Click "Edit settings" option on the pop-up menu.
  6. Under the "Grade category" section there exists an "Aggregation" option. From "Aggregation" dropdown menu select "Weighted Mean of Grades" option.
  7. Click "Save changes" button. 
  8. A new column for weights will be added to "Categories and Items" table. Enter the weight for each grade item.
  9. Click "Save changes" button. 

Please note that, total of weigths should be equal to Max Grade of Course Total for correct calculation.

Entry link: How to calculate course total using weights?

How to change the language of the course?

To change the language of your course to Turkish you may follow these steps:

  1. Go to the course page.
  2. Click "Edit Settings" from the Course Administration.
  3. Click "Appearance" title to expand the section.
  4. Click "Türkçe" option from "Force language" dropdown menu.
  5. Click "Save changes" and the interface for your course will change to Turkish.
Entry link: How to change the language of the course?

How to create a Turnitin Assignment?

To add a “Turnitin Assignment”, you may follow these steps:

  1. Go to course page.
  2. Click "Turn editing on" button.
  3. Click “Add an activity or resource” link on the week/topic you want to add the assignment.
  4. Select “Turnitin Assignment” and click “Add” button.
  5. Fill the mandatory fields marked by *.
  6. Configure other options if you need. 
  7. Click either “Save and return to course” or “Save and display”.

For more information: Turnitin Moodle Integration Instructor User Manual

Entry link: How to create a Turnitin Assignment?

How to create Groups?

You can create groups automatically or manually.

To create groups manually you may follow these steps:

  1. Go to the course page.
  2. Click "Users" from the Course Administration.
  3. Click "Groups".
  4. On the new page, click "Create group" button. 
  5. On the Create Group page define enter the name of the group. You may also insert a definition or picture for the group. Then click "Save changes" button.
  6. To add students to this group click "Add/remove users" button.
  7. Search and select the students from the list.
  8. Click "Add" button.

To create groups automatically you may follow these steps:

To create groups you may follow these steps:

  1. Go to the course page.
  2. Click "Users" from the Course Administration.
  3. Click "Groups".
  4. On the new page, click "Auto-create groups" button. 
  5. On the Auto-create Groups page:
    1. You can change the "Naming Scheme" where @ represents letters, # represents numbers.
    2. To create groups according to number of members per groups, change "Auto create based on" option.
    3. Define the number of groups to be created or the number of members per groups.
    4. Select an appropriate choice from "Allocate members" dropdown menu:
      • No allocation: Empty groups will be created. You can either add students manually or add a Group Choice activity to allow your students to select their groups.
      • Randomly: Enrolled students will be randomly assigned to groups.
      • Alphabetically by first name, last name or Alphabetically by last name, first name: Enrolled students will be alphabetically assigned to groups according to your choice.
    5. Click "Submit" button to save changes.
Entry link: How to create Groups?

How to edit the title of a resource?

  1. To be able to enable editing click "Turn editing on" button.
  2. You will see a pencil icon, representing "Edit title" option, next to the resource title. Click pencil icon.
  3. Type the new title.
  4. Press "Enter" to save the changes.
Entry link: How to edit the title of a resource?

How to enroll a guest student?

To enroll a guest student you can follow these steps: 

  1. Go to the course page.
  2. Click "Users" menu from the Course Administration.
  3. Click “Enrolled users” option and list the enrolled users.
  4. Click "Enrol users" button on the top right of the list.
  5. A pop-up window will appear. On this window select “Guest Student” option from the "Assign roles" dropdown menu. 
  6. Search the list of users to find the student typing e-mail address to the textbox at the pop-up window.
  7. Find the student among the search results and click to select.
  8. Click "Enrol users" button.

Please note that guest students are not graded and they cannot reach activities that are graded. Guest students can only view the resources. 

Entry link: How to enroll a guest student?

How to enroll a teaching assistant?

To enroll a teaching assistant you can follow these steps: 

  1. Go to the course page.
  2. Click "Users" menu from the Course Administration.
  3. Click “Enrolled users” option and list the enrolled users.
  4. Click "Enroll users" button on the top right of the list.
  5. A pop-up window will appear. On this window select “Teaching Assistant” option from the "Assign roles" dropdown menu. 
  6. Search the list of users to find your teaching assistant typing e-mail address to textbox at the bottom of the pop-up window.
  7. Find your teaching assistant among the search results and click "Enroll" button.
  8. Click “Finish enrolling users” button.
Entry link: How to enroll a teaching assistant?

How to grade assignments?

You can grade assignments in two ways:

For the first option, follow the steps:

  1. Click the assignment you have added.
  2. A new page will open, and click "View/grade all submissions" button on the page. 
  3. A list of students with their names, ID numbers, status of submission, submitted assignments and, if applicable, submitted grade and feedbacks will appear.
  4. To grade an assignment, you need to click the box with "OK" sign on it in the "Grade" column.
  5. Enter the grade in "Grade out of" section for the selected person.
  6. If you wish, you can enter your feedbacks in "Feedback comments section.
  7. Click "Save changes" to finish grading.

For the second option, follow the steps:

  1. Click "Grades" from "Course Administration" section on the left side of the page.
  2. A list with the names of the students, grade items and the grades you previously entered (if applicable) will appear.
  3. Click "Turn editing on".
  4. Empty squares will appear in the column of your assignment.
  5. Enter your grades in these squares.
  6. Click "Save changes" button.

 

 

Entry link: How to grade assignments?


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