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Moodle Administration

By : Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner
Book Image

Moodle Administration

By: Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Moodle Administration
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Grades and Gradebook Settings

The gradebook is one of the most important constructs of any virtual learning environment, and Moodle is no exception. The gradebook is a container holding grades for all learners in Moodle. The flexibility and customizability of any

gradebook has a very high degree of complexity. As a consequence, there are a huge number of administrator settings at your disposal that affect the way teachers use grades throughout the system.

The majority of settings are tightly linked to the gradebook, and the related reports that are dealt with by teachers at course level. A site-wide agreement on default values and global settings for grades should be in place for your organization.

Additionally, the inline help for each setting is very comprehensive, as is the accompanying area in the MoodleDocs at, which contains a number of pages dedicated to administrators. We describe each section (sub-menu) in general within the Grades area in the Site...