Looking for standard instructions to offer your students? Copy and paste any of the following text or links in your Moodle site. (Links can also be forwarded to students via email.)
Links to Student Articles in the Moodle Knowledgebase
Add files to a folder: http://www.sou.edu/distancelearning/pdf/folders-for-students.pdf
Check your grades: https://support.sou.edu/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/92/9/students-check-your-grades-in-moodle
Clear your cache (very helpful if they can't see something that everyone can see): https://support.sou.edu/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/90/9/students-improve-your-computers-performance-by-clearing-your-cache
Insert images: https://support.sou.edu/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/217/9/students-inserting-images-in-moodle
Proctored exams: https://support.sou.edu/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/121/9/students-all-about-proctored-exams
See instructor feedback: https://support.sou.edu/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/189/9/students-see-instructor-feedback
Submit a VeriCite assignment: https://inside.sou.edu/assets/cis/distanceeducation/docs/moodle/vericite-student-guide.pdf
Test taking recommendations: https://support.sou.edu/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/65/9/students-taking-tests-in-moodle
Update your profile: http://www.sou.edu/assets/distanceeducation/docs/moodle/profile-student.pdf
Upload multiple files in a zipped folder: https://support.sou.edu/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/82/9/students-upload-a-file-folder
Using the course calendar: https://support.sou.edu/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/93/9/students-using-moodles-calendar
Working in groups: https://support.sou.edu/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/91/9/students-working-in-groups
Standard Text for Common Actions in Moodle
Assignment: File Upload
Click on the Add submission button below to drag and drop your assignment file in the File picker area. Or locate and attach your completed assignment by clicking on Add in the top border of the File picker. Click on Save changes to submit.
Assignment: Online text
Click on the Add submission button below to open your textbox. After entering text, click on Save changes to submit.
Advanced forum: Standard, general forum
Click on the Add a new discussion link below to draft your reply.
Advanced forum: Single simple discussion
Click on the Reply link in any message to draft a response.
Groups: Work in a discussion forum together
Use the Add a new discussion link below to initiate the discussion in your group or reply to your teammates' threads to move the discussion forward.
Quizzes: Too variable to standardize, but consider these factors...
- Closed vs. open book, open notes
- How many total questions to expect and how to move from page to page
- Indication of time limit, if any
- Information about test availability
- What to do if they experience technical difficulties