Moodle Gradebook – Second Edition

Moodle Gradebook – Second Edition

Learning
Rebecca Barrington
December 2014

Explore the Moodle Gradebook and discover how to set up and customize it to track students’ progress
£11.99
RRP £11.99

About This Book

  • Contains up-to-date information on version 2.7 of Moodle Gradebook, giving you an innovative solution to the challenges of modern education
  • Optimize your use of the Gradebook and explore its extensive tracking and grade calculation features
  • Packed with step-by-step instructions with useful screenshots to help you apply ideas to your own Moodle course

Who This Book Is For

This book is for teachers and administrators who have experience with Moodle. Basic knowledge of Moodle 2.x will be required, but no prior knowledge of grade functions is needed. This book will help you utilize the full functionality of Version 2.7.

Table of Contents

1: INTRODUCTION TO GRADEBOOK
2: CUSTOMIZING GRADES
3: ADDING GRADED ACTIVITIES
4: ASSIGNING GRADES
5: USING CALCULATIONS
6: ORGANIZING THE GRADEBOOK USING CATEGORIES
7: REPORTING WITH THE GRADEBOOK
8: ADDITIONAL FEATURES FOR PROGRESS TRACKING

What You Will Learn

  • Simplify your tasks with the easy-to-use features of the Gradebook
  • Grade work and provide feedback using online and offline methods
  • Use advanced grading options such as marking guides and rubrics
  • Customize the Gradebook to your needs by creating categories for group-graded activities
  • Successfully calculate and track grades with preset aggregation types based on your course requirements
  • Track and assess students’ progress using activity completion reports

In Detail

Assessing and tracking students to ensure they progress is one of the key challenges of modern education. Moodle Gradebook offers an innovative solution, providing you with a platform to store and calculate grades and track the progress and achievements of your students.

Moodle Gradebook, Second Edition explains and explores the full functionality and features of the Gradebook to help you to make it easier to organize your work and relay information to your students. It will introduce you to the core functions of the Gradebook and demonstrate how to add graded activities. Then it will guide you through the process of assigning and calculating grades before exploring how to organize categories and successfully report and export information.

This book provides you with detailed but easy-to-follow instructions to help you to set up the Gradebook to meet your course’s needs.

Authors

Rebecca Barrington

Rebecca Barrington has been using Moodle for over 9 years while working at South Devon College. She provides a range of support, training, and information guides for teaching staff and uses Moodle in her own teaching. She has a keen interest in using technology to support learning and is continually developing new ways of using Moodle and applying them to the development of online courses for use by students.

South Devon College has a reputation for their use of technology, and Rebecca has travelled around the UK to deliver training and advice on using Moodle to other organizations as well as at regional and national events. She has delivered presentations on Moodle at a number of UK MoodleMoots and was a keynote speaker at the iMoot 2013. She is also a regular contributor to online VLE forums where she shares ideas and advice.

Rebecca can be found online via Twitter at @bbarrington.

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