Test Time Exemption in Moodle

How to set Moodle to allow certain students more time on tests.

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POT Newsletter #33 (Summer 2011)

Program for Online Teaching Newsletter #33

June 2011 — Summer Edition http://mccpot.org/wp

POT has a Facebook group

Join the POT community and share your online teaching ideas and challenges at our new group in Facebook.

More samples of how faculty teach their online classes

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Visual Pathways for Students

Students can easily get lost navigating an online class. You might consider using a graphics program to make a quick chart to show the visual pathway.

Visual Pathway examples

by Jeanine Donley and Lisa M Lane

How to embed a YouTube video in a Moodle forum

by Lisa M Lane

Grading multiple essays on one screen

A 2-minute tutorial on how to grade many essay answers on one screen.

by Lisa M Lane

POT’s “Where Do I Start?” chart

Handout #2 for Beginners Workshop

A flow chart for determining how to set up your online class based on how much help you need and what you want to do.

Getting Started Chart [pdf]

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Checklist: Teaching Well Online

Checklist: Teaching Well Online [pdf — print in color] A large checklist of everything you need to think of before, during and at the end of the semester.

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Saving bookmarks in Diigo

Lisa’s instructions to students on how to save bookmarks in Diigo as an extra credit activity.

by Lisa M Lane

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Backing up your whole class

Backing up your classes to your hard drive is important in Moodle, not just to save a copy but also to use Restore to upload the class into another shell

Lisa M Lane

How to point your Bb9 class elsewhere

Escape from Blackboard 9

At many colleges that use Blackboard, every class is given a Bb course. If your course or materials are elsewhere, the presence of a Bb class is just confusing. Here’s how to point your Bb class elsewhere.

Step by step: Open your class in Blackboard. Select Customization. – Check Style . . . → Read More: How to point your Bb9 class elsewhere