If your class uses Moodle regularly, the Scheduler plugin is very useful for setting up appointments with students in your class, either individually or in groups. (Outside of Moodle, a handy way to schedule appointments is with the WASS scheduler.) Start by turning on editing in Moodle, and then click on ‘Add an activity or […]
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There is the option on campus to run lab software such as Matlab, SPSS, STATA, Atlas.ti, ArcGIS, EViews and more, on your personal computer, rather than always having to go into a public lab. We have 30 seats of a virtual Windows 7 image that is running most of the applications you will find in the […]
To create a forum, make sure editing is turned on, and click the “+Add an activity or resource” button located at the bottom right of each week/topic then select forum from the list. You can select a forum type by expanding the “Forum Type” drop down menu in the General section. The default is “Standard Forum for […]
Forgot your charger? Need to secure a laptop? The circulation desk on Level A of the library has a wide range of gadgets, adapters, headphones and more. Some of the more popular items are Chromebooks, phone chargers, presentation controllers, and headsets. Items can be borrowed on a short-term basis using your Trinity ID. See the […]
If you’ve noticed a blue puppy dog icon as an option in Assignments, Quizzes and Forums in Moodle, you probably didn’t realize it was an indicator for a tool that will let you give audio files as feedback. Meed PoodLL, a Moodle plugin that lets you (and students) record audio directly in Moodle, without having to […]
We all have a dizzying array of passwords for the Web-based tools we use: Amazon, the bank, your Twitter account, email, your newspaper subscriptions, it’s endless. The passwords we use are the keys to valuable information in our lives, yet too often we fall into bad habits like storing passwords on post-its, or recycling the same […]
You can easily switch views to see what students, TAs and other types of participants see in your Moodle course. Once any course is visible to students, you can check visibility permissions under the “Administration” box. You can check what your students and TAs can see with their role when you use the “Check permissions” option, […]
We have all been there: You need to share a file with a colleague or friend but it’s over the limit for email attachments (which at Trinity is 10 megs). Maybe you have a folder of pictures you want to send someone. Sure you could attach a couple to each email and send a bunch […]