Assessment and Feedback

This article provides information on how to add a rubric to your assignment in Moodle or Turnitin. According to the University of Greenwich Assessment and Feedback Policy (2019), all coursework marking should be informed by clear marking criteria, which are provided to students in advance, and should use a rubric […]

Upgrade to version 3.9.1

Our Moodle site has been upgraded from Moodle 3.6.4 to version 3.9.1. This new Moodle version sees a big focus on accessibility improvements and contains several new features including: An improved “Activity Chooser” that make locating activities and resources easier and intuitive and allow you to star and highlight items. […]

Moodle Baseline

The university has established baseline expectations for Moodle sites, which you can find here. We recognise that programmes and modules vary in their delivery and the guidance provides clarity for module leaders and programme teams. The Moodle Baseline aims to help you to understand what needs to be present on your Moodle […]

Moodle participants list

The Participants page enables instructors to easily view, search for, filter and email students. You can send a Moodle message or add a note via the drop down menu below the list of course participants. Just select the relevant users from the participants list and then from the “With selected […]

Adding a YouTube video

If your video is hosted online (such as YouTube or Vimeo) you can simply link to the relevant page by choosing URL from ‘Add an activity or resource’ and pasting in the relevant link. For more control of how content is displayed on the course, the embed code of a video […]

Editing the Course Summary

Courses are the pages on Moodle where instructors can add and organise learning materials and activities for their students. Please do ensure students receive a friendly, reassuring message about how things will be managed during the online teaching and learning period and that the university will be monitoring the impact […]

Adding a Wiki activity

Wikis are collections of collaboratively authored web pages, beginning with a home page that students can edit, and to which they can link more pages. You can create wikis at course, group and individual level. A course wiki might be useful for knowledge building around threshold concepts. Wikis could be […]

Marking with Rubrics and Feedback Forms

A rubric allows the teacher to easily score the performance of an assignment against a set of criteria on a scale. Please note: when a rubric is attached to a particular assignment, it is available to anyone grading within that assignment.