Wednesday, March 25, 2009

LBCC Moodle Introduction Videos

"The Two Pauls" (Hagood & Tannahill) have teamed up to deliver some videos to introduce Moodle to LBCC Faculty and Staff involved in the CMS decision-making process. Here is Paul Hagood's Moodle Rationale document, in case you haven't seen it yet.

Paul Hagood's video gives a broad overview of various Moodle features:

View the high-resolution version here.
Paul Tannahill's video shows Moodle Blocks and Themes:

View the high-resolution version here.
Feel free to share your ideas for future screencasts, as they serve as a valuable tool to proactively answer questions and to promote good eLearning knowledge and practices among all LBCC Faculty and Staff.

Moodle Scales

Scales are a way of evaluating or rating a students' performance. Moodle offers a standard set of numeric scales. It is also possible to create custom scales which can be available on the site. For example, you can give the student a word or small phrase as a way of rating or giving a student feedback.

Read more here.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Including & Excluding Empty Grades in Moodle

There are primarily two methods of displaying/calculating grades. (1) Exclude empty grades This is the method we usually recommend. It gi...