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Moodle Guide

The development of this guide is ongoing; we will continue adding Moodle LMS Tips, Guides, and Instructions. On the left-hand sidebar, you will find a list of Moodle LMS features or options. To learn more about that option or feature, click on the link.

Marking Guides

A Marking Guide is similar to a rubric without the performance continuum; it does not provide the level of feedback of a rubric.

Step 1

Under Grade options, select Marking Guide from the Grading Method drop down menu.

Select Marking Guide from Grade drop down

Step 2

Select Save and Display at the bottom of the settings window. This is the Advanced Grading page.

Note. Notice the Advanced grading link on the assignment menu. When you are inside an assignment, you can use this link to go directly to the Advanced Grading options rather than from the Assignment Settings.

Select either DEfine new grading form from scratch or Create new grading form from a template.

 

Define the new grading form from scratch.

Step 3A

Once you name and describe the Marking Guide, you will be asked to edit the criterion name, write a description for students, and define the maximum score for the criterion.

Edit the criterion name, descibe it for students, and give it a maximum score.

Step 3B

When using a Marking Guide, it is a common best practice to show students guide definitions and marks per criterion. Additionally, you can add your most frequently used comments, which you will be able to select when grading.

It is a best practice to show students the guide definitions and marks per criterion. You can also save your most frequently used comments.

 

Create a new grading form from a template

Step 3A:

You can search for a Marking Guide that you are your Curriculum Group has used in the past.

You can search for a Marking Guide that you are your Curriculum Group has used in the past

Step 3B

Scroll down until you come across the saved marking guide. Once you locate the saved Marking Guide, select to Use this template.

Note. If you know the name of the Marking Guide You can search the webpage (CRTL>F) for the title.

Once your scroll to find the saved Marking Guide, select Use this template.


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