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How can I add a midterm grade?

You can add columns to Grades manually to add grades for classroom activities such as midterms or quizzes. To add a new column (grade item),you may follow these steps:

  1. At the course page, click "Grades" option from the Course Administration.
  2. Click "Categories and Items" link under "Setup" block.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Add grade item" button. The New grade item page will open.
  4. Enter an "Item name" (for example: Midterm 1).
  5. Enter the "Maximum grade" value for this grade. Maximum grade depends on the aggregation method. For more information about aggregation methods please visit: https://odtuclass.metu.edu.tr/mod/glossary/view.php?id=1&mode=cat
  6. Click "Save changes" button.

After adding a new grade item, you can follow these steps to manually enter grades:

  1. Click "View" tab to return to "Grader Report" where you will find the list of enrolled students.
  2. Click "Turn editing on" button. Grade cells will change to entry fields.
  3. Enter the grades to the fields.
  4. When you finish entering grades, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Save Changes" button. Otherwise, all the grades you entered will disappear.

 

 

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How can I add a quiz?

The Quiz activity lets you administer a wide range of questions within a specific layout and order, provide different kinds of feedback based on how a student performed on the quiz, and control the ways that students can access the quiz.

To add a Quiz activity, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to course page.
  2. Click "Turn editing on".
  3. Click "Add an activity or resource" link on a week/topic you want to add Attendance activity.
  4. Select "Quiz" from the list and click "Add" button.
  5. General settings of activity will be displayed. Type a name for the activity which will be displayed on course page (e.g. Quiz 1).
  6. If you want to inform students about the quiz, you may add these instructions and information to "Description" box.
  7. Using "Timing" section, you can determine when will the quiz start, when will it end and how long will students have to answer questions. Click "Enable" boxes in order to adjust timing options.
  8. Using "Grades" sections, you can determine how many attempts are allowed and if multiple attempts are allowed which grade will be counted as the grade of this quiz.
  9. After completing settings, click "Save and Return" button.

When a quiz is saved, the activity is ready but you need to add questions. To add questions, please follow these steps:

  1. Click on the name of the quiz.
  2. If there are no questions added, "Edit quiz" button will be displayed. Click this button. Click "Add" menu which is located on the right bottom of the window. Select the appropriate option. The options are:
    • a new question: Question Types dialog box will open and you are required to select which type of question you want to add. After question type selection, you will determine question, options and correct answer. Each new question will be added to Question Bank of your course. 
    • from question bank: You can create questions before quiz and add them to Question Bank. If so, you may select the questions from question bank to add the quiz.
    • a random question: You need to create questions and add them to Question Bank before creating the quiz. Then, you may select how many random questions from question bank to be chosen. 
  3. After adding all the questions, check "Maximum grade" box. If you need to change it, type the new maximum grade and click "Save" button.
  4. Quiz is ready.

For more information please visit "Öğretim Elemanları için ODTÜClass Kullanıcı Kılavuzu" page:43.

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How can I change my password?

ODTUClass takes user information from ODTU central servers, therefore you can not change password on ODTUClass. CC provides more information about how to change password: http://faq.cc.metu.edu.tr/groups/password

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How can I create a rubric for an assignment?

Rubrics are an advanced grading method used for criteria-based assessment. The rubric consists of a set of criteria plotted against levels of achievement. A numeric grade is assigned to each level.

In order to create an assignment which will be graded with a rubric, 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 “Assignment” and click “Add” button.
  5. Fill the mandatory fields marked by * such as "Assignment name".
  6. Expand "Grade" topic by clicking.
  7. Select "Rubric" from "Grading method" drop-down menu.
  8. Click "Save and Display" button.

You will be directed to Advanced Grading wizard. You may follow these steps to create the rubric:

  1. Click "Define new grading form from scratch".
  2. Type a name for your rubric.
  3. If you want, you may add a description about this rubric.
  4. Fill the rubric table:
    • Click and add a criterion.
    • Define levels by clicking on the level titles.
    • Change points values if needed by clicking on values.
    • Delete a criterion by clicking on "x" button on the left of the criterion title.
    • Duplicate a criterion by clicking on "Duplicate button image" button on the left of the criterion title.
    • Change criterion order by using arrows on the left of the criterion title.
    • Click "Add level" button to add a new level.
    • Click "Add criterion" button to add a new criterion.
  5. Check the "Rubric options" and uncheck options that do not match with your plan.
  6. Click "Save and make it ready" button if your rubric is ready. Otherwise, click "Save as draft" in order to continue editing.Example of a rubric table 

 For more information, you may visit Moodle Docs.

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How can I enter course pages?

Students will be added to their courses throughout the semester as ODTÜClass is synchronized with Student Affairs Information System (OIBS). For students to officially complete their registration, their courses should be approved by the advisors. If registration is "Not Approved", the students will see no course. If registration status is "Approved" but add-drop status is "Not Approved", students will see the courses they have added during registration and changes during add-drop will not be reflected to ODTÜClass.

Once users login ODTÜClass, they are directed to Dashboard. On dashboard, users will see the list of courses they are enrolled. By clicking on the course name, users will reach course page.

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How can I let my colleague see my course materials?

You can add your colleagues as "Non-editing teacher" to your course. Non-editing teachers can only visit your course page but cannot editing anything. 

To enroll a non-editing teacher 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 search the list of users to find your colleague typing e-mail address to "search" box. When you find your colleague click on the user and you will see that your colleague's name is added next to "Select Users" title.
  6. On this window select “Non-Editing Teacher” option from the "Assign role" dropdown menu. 
  7. Click “Enroll users” button.
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How can I login ODTÜClass?

ODTÜClass serves as the learning management system for ODTÜ. You can login to ODTÜClass with your METU user-id (exp: abcd or e123456) and password.

You can use METU User Account Management page, https://useraccount.metu.edu.tr, to be able to change your passwords. If you forgot your password, please follow the instructions on: https://faq.cc.metu.edu.tr/faq/i-forgot-my-password-where-can-i-apply   
 
Special Students should create their passwords and activate their accounts via https://useraccount.metu.edu.tr/newstudent/ page. If you don't know your usercode or Applied (Registered) program please contact Student Affairs via http://oidb.metu.edu.tr/en/personnel-contact-information address

 

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How can I restore a course?

In order to reach the contents of a course that you have backed up, you need to "Restore" it.

To restore a course, you may follow these steps:

  1. Go to course page.
  2. Click "Restore" option from the Course Administration.
  3. Drag the .mbz file that you have downloaded and drop it to Import a backup file area.
  4. Click Restore button.
  5. Click "Continue" button.
  6. Select Merge the backup course into this course option from Restore into this course section.
  7. Click "Continue" button.
  8. Click "Next" buttons to proceed.
  9. Click "Perform restore" button on the last page.
  10. When the system completes the process click "Continue" button and return to course page.
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How can I set badges up to the course?

Badges are a way of celebrating success.Badges are awarded according to various criteria.To create badges you may follow these steps:

  1. Go to your course.
  2. Click "Settings" from "Course Administration"
  3. Click "Manage badges".
  4. Click "Add a badges"
  5. Fill the mandatory fields marked by *.
  6. You will be taken to the "Criteria" tab.
  7. From the drop-down menu choose to "Add badge criteria":
      • Manual issue by role: all enrolled users on the course with a certain role 
      • Course completion: the student will need to have been marked as completing the course to get the badge.
      • Activity completion: based on the student completing an activity.
  8. You must define which criteria must be completed to receive the badge.
  9. Click "Save".
  10. Click "Enable access" at the top of the page.

 

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How can I show students the deadline of activities?

There are two ways advised to show the deadlines of the activities to your students.

  • Students can see the deadline of the activities in "Upcoming Events' block on your course page. The names and the deadlines of the activities are automatically transferred to this block. Moreover, it is possible to view all the activities and their deadlines by simply clicking "Go to calendar" button on the same block.
  • If you want the deadlines to be shown under the assignment itself, you can see "Description" section you face while adding the activity. On the other hand, if the activity has already been added to the system, and you want to add a deadline after, you need to click "Edit"  and  "Edit settings" in sequence. Then, enter the deadline in "Description" section and select " Display description on course page" option. Finally, click "Save and return to course" button. The deadline of the activity will appear below the activity itself.

 

 

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