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I want to assign different resources/activities to different groups of students. How can I do that?

To assign different resources or activities to different groups of students using groupings:

  1. Create groups:

Create groupings:

  1. At the course page, click Users option from Course Administration.
  2. Click Groups option under Users sub-menu.
  3. Click Groupings tab.
  4. Click Create Grouping button.
  5. Type the Grouping Name.
  6. Click Save Changes button.
  7. Click "Show groups in grouping" icon at Edit column of groupings you have created.
  8. Select a group to add to the grouping and click Add button.
  9. Click "Back to groupings" button.
  10. Create as many grouping as you need. (Generally each group will be added to a grouping.)

Add an activity or resource:

  1. At the course page, click Turn editing on.
  2. Click Add an activity or resource link.
  3. Select an activity or resource.
  4. Fill in the required fields.
  5. Adjust settings if required.
  6. Expand "Common Module Settings" section.
  7. Select "Separate groups" from "Group mode" dropdown menu.
  8. Select the grouping that you want this activity/resource be visible to from "Grouping" dropdown menu.
  9. Check Available for group members only box to hide this activity/resource from others.
  10. Click Save and return to page button.

 

Entry link: I want to assign different resources/activities to different groups of students. How can I do that?

I want to check how much time my students spent on course. How can I do that?

You can use Course Dedication block. 

For more information about this block please visit: https://odtuclass.metu.edu.tr/mod/glossary/showentry.php?courseid=1&eid=43&displayformat=dictionary

Entry link: I want to check how much time my students spent on course. How can I do that?

I want to schedule an activity and students will select from available sessions. Which activity should I use?

You can use Choice activity.

You may follow these steps:

  1. Go to course page.
  2. Click "Turn editing on" button.
  3. Click "Add an activity or resource" link.
  4. A new window will open. Select "Choice" and click "Add" button. 
  5. Complete the fields marked with by *.
  6. From "Options" section select "Yes" from the "Limit the number of responses allowed" dropdown menu if you want to limit the number of students for each session.
  7. Type each session information into an "Option" field.
  8. Type the maximum number of students of each session to the "Limit" field of the related Option.
  9. From "Availability" section you can restrict answering time.
  10. Click "Save and return to course" button.

After your students select the available sessions, to get the list you may follow these steps:

  1. Go to course page.
  2. Click the Choice activity you have created.
  3. Click "View N responses" link. N is the number of students who have responded.
  4. You can download the responses.
Entry link: I want to schedule an activity and students will select from available sessions. Which activity should I use?

I want to send an e-mail to all students? How can I do that?

You can use Quickmail which is a block that provides selective, bulk emailing within courses and is one of the default blocks of ODTUClass courses.

To send a message to all enrolled students you may follow these steps:

  1. Go to the course page.
  2. Click "Compose New Email" link on Quickmail block.
  3. From "Role filter" dropdown menu select "Student".
  4. Click "Add All" button to add students to recipients list.
  5. To attachment field you can add files.
  6. Type the subject into the "Subject" field.
  7. Type your message into the "Message" field.
  8. If you want to receive that email, click "Yes" next to "Receive a copy".
  9. Click "Send Email".

 

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Is there an app for mobile devices?

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My name is wrong. How can I correct it?

ODTUClass gets user information from ODTU central servers, therefore you can not change user information on ODTUClass. 

For your questions and problems, you can reach Hotline via "Contact Us" link on METU Computer Center web site or e-mail to hotline@metu.edu.tr.

For Frequently Asked Questions please visit http://faq.cc.metu.edu.tr/.

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What are the permissions of a "Restricted Teaching Assistant"?

Restricted teaching assistants can add, edit and delete resource and activities, grade assignments but can not view or edit gradebook.

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What are the permissions of a "Teaching Assistant"?

Teaching assistants have the same rights as Instructors do including permissions to add, edit and delete resource and activities, grade assignments as well as edit gradebook.

 

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What does "Groups" mean?

An instructor can organise users into groups within the course or within particular activities.

For more information: https://docs.moodle.org/35/en/Groups

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What is "Restrict Access"?

The Restrict Access section asks for the conditions when the activity (or resource) should be visible. This can be based upon dates, and/or score ranges of other activities and/or if other activities are considered completed.

For more information: https://docs.moodle.org/26/en/Conditional_activities_settings#Restricting_access

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