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Setting up your Moodle Grade Book

Sep 22, 2009, 22:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mary Cooch)

[ Thanks to sanjay for this link. ]

"Set your classes up with no effort on your part

"Why would you need to "set your classes up"? Surely if the course is enroll able, your students can just enter and take part in all the activities? They can indeed, but unless you put a password (enrolment key) on the course then any students on your Moodle could enroll and take a look around. That might be fine if you have an "open door" policy to your course – but in the real world, I wouldn't expect extra students to come in and join my Advanced Level French class, and so the same might apply in Moodle. Likewise, although my colleague and I share teaching resources and experiences, we don't actually mark each other's students' work – we have separate grade books. The same should apply to Moodle. If more than one class is sharing a Moodle course, it’s important that the classes are on different pages of the grade book rather than everyone all listed together.

"So how do we do this without having manually to add every single student? If your Moodle admin hasn't done this for you already, then log in to your course and click on Groups in the course administration block:"

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