A collection of tips and tutorials for those working with Moodle.

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Pinned Article Respondus Lockdown Browser & Respondus Monitor Resources for Exam Delivery

Resource links for instructors looking to use Respondus Lockdown Browser & Respondus Monitor in the delivery of their exams.

"I can't see my course in Moodle?" - 3 Things to Try

If you cannot find your course then here are a few tips that answer some of the common questions.

Access the Default Moodle Templates

If you need to switch to one of the original Moodle course templates such as 'Topics' or 'Weekly' then this short video shows you how.

Add Icons and Emojis in your Moodle Course Design

Use Emojis and Fontawesome Icons to animate the content of your Moodle Course pages. Beyond the smiley faces and thumbs up are useful graphics that can be used to create rich design in your courses that follow Universal Design for Learning principles.

Add Subheadings in Moodle Using Labels

Use labels in your Moodle shell to create organizational subheadings in your online course page.

Change Moodle Quiz or Exam Timing

Change the date & time a quiz will open and close. This is useful when you are replicating courses from semester-to-semester.

Create Moodle assignment or quiz that does not affect the final grade (e.g. course orientation task)

Learn how to stop an assignment affecting a final grade in your Moodle class. This is useful if you want to create learning quizzes or course orientation tasks that are graded or that might be marked complete/incomplete.

Duplicate Assignments & Managing Gradebook in Moodle

If you are duplicating old assignments to review them or refresh them for the redelivery of a course then managing your gradebook so marks from your old quizzes don't interfere with the weighting of grades is critical.

Embed a PDF into Moodle & Prevent Downloads using Flipbooks

How to convert a PDF to a Flipbook and embed it in a Moodle Shell.

Embed a Zoom Meeting Recording into a Moodle Course

If you need to share a Zoom meeting recording with your students then this video will show you step-by-step how to do this.

Fix Strange Question Spacing in Multiple Choice Quizzes or Exams in Moodle

Do you ever find strange spacing between your questions in Moodle? This quick tutorial will guide through how to fix your your answers so they line up beautifully.

Grading Multiple Quiz or Exam Written Answers on One Page in Moodle

Learn how to mark multiple submissions to the same quiz question on one page.

Having Trouble Logging Into Moodle?

Contact IT services if you are having trouble logging into Moodle. Find a link in the article.

How do I submit a student assignment for them as an instructor in Moodle?

This quick video shows you how to submit or edit an assignment for a student.

How do I allow my students to review their quiz answers in Moodle?

Would you like students to be able to review their answers after a quiz has closed? Follow these steps.

How do I find my CRN on Moodle?

How to find the CRN in your course shell on Moodle.

How to backup your Moodle course files

Keeping a backup of your course content will allow you to save those files outside of Moodle on your Okanagan College OneDrive folder.

Quiz Problems - Troubleshooting Common Issues with Online Quizzes

If you have any issues with your quizzes check this list of potential solutions.

Show & Hide Sidebar in Moodle [Find a Missing Sidebar]

Create more space for your course content in Moodle by showing and hiding your sidebar. You will also learn how to find a hidden sidebar as well as where you sidebar may appear on mobile devices.

View all Assignment & Quiz Deadlines in One Place in Moodle

Learn how to view all assignment and quiz deadlines in one place in Moodle. This is the best way to review when you have coursework due.