HowToMoodle are long term experts in training organisations on how to get the best out of Moodle so we’ve heard most of the common questions before and normally pre-empt them in our training delivery.
Recently during one of our training events, a participant had a need to prevent students from posting to forums from earlier in a course.
As a former teacher in secondary education, I know how Moodle can be invaluable in structuring and sharing your course materials with learners, and also in monitoring and assessing progress. There’s an assumption from learners (and their parents) that learning will be available online – your[...]
Tagging courses in Totara LMS provides for an easy way for your learners to find courses relevant to their needs.
We are often asked about whether it is possible to hide courses from different sets of users in the course listings page. In Moodle, it is not possible to do this (though obviously access to course content itself can be controlled using enrolment methods); Totara LMS, however, does offer this[...]
If you’re looking to provide students with an effective and professional way to showcase their work then Mahara may well meet your requirements!
Awarding badges in Moodle based on different levels of performance in a particular activity is possible using the following workaround. For example, if a student were to score at least 90% in a quiz, they would receive a Gold badge whereas a score between 70% and 89% would merit a Silver badge[...]
In a recent Vlog, my colleague, Carl discussed the new ability in Moodle 2.9 to set the pass grade directly within the Quiz activity settings.
During a recent course, I was asked if it was possible to move forum discussions between courses. On this person’s Moodle site, course content was contained in one course while there was actually a separate course specifically designed for discussion around that topic. This scenario had arisen[...]
This weeks Moodle Tips:
We’re often asked “Can you manage course and event bookings within Moodle?” – with just a core Moodle installation, the answer is No; however there are plug-ins available which can be freely downloaded and installed that can easily turn this answer into a Yes!