Grades

November 2017 Moodle News

The Moodle cow in front of DuBois Library, under a double rainbow.

Help with Grading Grades must be approved in SPIRE before noon on Tuesday, January 2nd. We are pleased to announce that the Instructional Media Lab will be open when the University is open. Tuesday, December 26th and Wednesday, December 27th. Tuesday, January 2nd. Due to the limited open days between the end of the finals…

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Entering Letter Grades in Moodle

Do you grade exclusively with letters and wish Moodle didn’t require you to enter numeric grade values then set them to display as letters? Did you know that there’s a new feature in Moodle that lets you enter or upload alphabetical letter grades into a manually created column in the Moodle Gradebook? This is especially…

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Reminder: Planned SPIRE Downtime & Final Grades Due Monday 12/22

IMPORTANT: SPIRE will be down for maintenance Friday, Dec. 19th beginning at 5:30 pm and will be available again Saturday morning by 9 am. (See below for more.) Final grades are due in SPIRE just before midnight on Monday, December 22. To make sure you are ready, we have some important Moodle grading and end-of-semester…

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Final Grades Due in SPIRE Just Before Midnight on Monday, December 22

Final grades are due in SPIRE just before midnight on Monday, December 22. To make sure you are ready, we have some important Moodle grading and end-of-semester information to share with you: Instructional Media Lab winter availability Transferring grades to Moodle from SPIRE Grading with Moodle Update i>clicker software if you are using i>Grader to…

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Fall 2013 Grades Due in SPIRE on Monday, December 23, 2013

Fall 2013 Grades must be approved in SPIRE on Monday, December 23 (before midnight). Once final grades are ready in the “Course total” column of the Moodle gradebook, you can import final grades directly to SPIRE with just a single click. For more, see: http://www.oit.umass.edu/support/spire/import-grades-moodle-spire For questions or assistance with transferring grades from Moodle to…

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Grading in a Moodle Course with Multiple Instructors or TAs

In previous semesters, Moodle users have experienced grading conflicts and unintended overrides when multiple graders attempt to make changes to a gradebook at the same time.  To help prevent errors and unintended grade overrides, we have added a few features to the Grader report in Moodle at UMass Amherst. A warning appears when editing is…

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