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Moodle Help

This guide is designed to assist with Moodle 3.11 questions.

Add a Participant

To add a person, consider the following: 

Teachers can add another teacher or TA to your course to assist in editing, grading, or performing other duties. Teachers can also add someone as a guest, which grants limited access to a course to view content. NOTE: EC faculty cannot add students. Speak with the Registrar's office if a student is missing from your roster. Auditing students should be added through the Registrar's office. After considering the above, do the following: 

  1. Go to the participants section of your course.

  2. Click enroll users. Search for the user by name.

  3. Use the drop-down menu to click the correct role: (Teacher Non-Evaluated, TA, Guest, etc.) 

  4. Click enroll selected users and cohorts.

Remove a Participant

To remove a participant, do the following:

Removing a participant is quite simple. In order to do so, complete the following steps: 

  1. Go to the participants section of your course.
  2. Locate the user you want to remove, and click on the trash icon (far right).
  3. Click unenroll.

Set up Course Level Groups

To set up course level groups, do the following:

Understand that the group function will allow you to set up groups and/or group assignments in your class. After considering the aforementioned, do the following: 

  1. Go to the participants section of your course and click the gear symbol to access administrative settings. Select groups.
  2. Click edit settings.
  3. Click groups. At this point, you can click auto-create groups, and choose your settings, OR use the following steps to manually create groups.
  4. Click create group.
  5. Add a group name. Click save changes.
  6. Select the group that you want to add users to from the list. Click add/remove users.
  7. Select the users to add to the group. Click add.

Student Access to Past Courses

To offer student access to past courses, consider the following:

Student access to courses ends after each semester. After doing so, know that: 

In order to comply with copyright law, student access to Moodle course sites will end a few weeks after the completed semester's grades are due. Students are welcome to download copies of any materials they would like to keep before that date.  Faculty should contact moodlehelp@earlham.edu  for assistance if they have a student who has an extension and requires temporary access to complete coursework.

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