Moodle - Metakgp Wiki (2024)

Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), used to create online courses for Professors and students to achieve learning goals. Moodle is an acronym for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. It allows for a focus on interaction and collaborative construction of content.

Moodle - Metakgp Wiki (1)

Overview[edit | edit source]

There are at least 5 different moodle platforms in IIT Kharagpur, maintained by different departments or bodies.

Proxy Instructions[edit | edit source]

NOTE: The below instructions are no more valid since Proxy has been removed from the campus network.

All the above mentioned platforms are hosted locally so proxy must be disabled / bypassed to access any of them. Since they are hosted on Local Area Network, they cannot be accessed via Mobile data or anywhere outside Kharagpur.

Moodle is used in the institute to build courses, keep track of attendance, assignments and grades. Assignments for courses maintained via Moodle are to be submitted online within a predetermined deadline.

Moodle - Metakgp Wiki (2024)


How does a wiki work in Moodle? ›

The WIki activity allows students to create a collaborative document by building pages together, similar to Wikipedia. Unlike other collaborative editing programs (such as Google docs) the Wiki is a standard Moodle activity and so no extra permissions or logins are needed.

How to grade a wiki in Moodle? ›

How can I grade my students' wikis? There is no in-built grading facility in the wiki but you can manually add a grade item in the Gradebook called (for example) "yourwikiname" and enter your grades there.

How do I delete a wiki page in Moodle? ›

The Administration tab is available to editing teachers in the course to delete page versions or selected pages. Clicking the "list all" button will list available pages to delete. The first page of the wiki cannot be deleted.

What is an activity in Moodle? ›

An Activity in Moodle is a feature where students learn by interacting with each other or with their teacher. They might, for instance, contribute in a forum, upload an assignment, answer questions in a quiz or collaborate in a wiki.

Can Moodle detect cheating? ›

Can Moodle detect cheating? Moodle itself cannot detect whether a student is cheating. However, it can easily be integrated with external tools that allow you to keep a closer eye on your students. It also gives you access to student activity logs through which you can keep tabs on suspicious behavior.

Can professors see your activity on Moodle? ›

Instructor tracking can include but is not limited to: viewing your logins, downloads, page clicks, and traffic. Instructors can also generate and analyze reports from your student data.

What is highest grade in Moodle? ›

Highest Grade: Moodle will take all of the different attempts made on the quiz and use whichever grade is the highest. Average Grade: Moodle averages together all of the grades the student received on the quiz and that becomes his final quiz grade.

How do you override a quiz grade in Moodle? ›

To change a quiz setting for a particular user or users, click the "add user override" button in Quiz Administration > User overrides, make the changes you wish and save or enter another override. User overrides are very useful when you need one exception (or a few) for an activity.

How does Moodle grading work? ›

Grading from the Gradebook

Text boxes will appear inside the grade sheet for each graded item. If feedback is enabled for the item, a second box will appear with a dashed border. Enter the numerical grades and feedback for each item. Click Save changes.

Can a wiki page be deleted? ›

Individual Wiki pages can also be deleted, with the exception of the first page in a Wiki. In most cases, you will not want to delete an entire Wiki. Doing so will delete all of the Pages in that Wiki.

Can I delete my submission on Moodle? ›

Delete and replace coursework submission

Your Submission status page will open. Select Remove submission beneath the assignment description. Select Continue on the confirmation pop-up. Your submissions status will revert to "No submissions have been made yet".

How do I mark a wiki page as deletion? ›

Speedy deletion

If you find one, you can mark it for deletion by adding the text {{delete| reason }} to the top of the page, replacing "reason" with the reason it should be deleted. Most articles do not meet the criteria, however, so check carefully before doing this.

Does Moodle track your activity? ›

Moodle, like many Learning Management Systems, offers various tools and features to promote academic integrity: Activity Logs: Moodle tracks student activity, helping educators identify unusual patterns.

What is a wiki activity in Moodle? ›

The Moodle Wiki activity lets students collaboratively create a webpage. Anyone can edit, but the instructor can see the history of the edits. Using a wiki, your class can collaboratively create a document with images and multimedia, but there are some things to keep in mind along the way.

How do I hide my activity on Moodle? ›

Hide an individual Resource/Activity
  1. Turn Edit mode on.
  2. Open the section where the resource/activity is located.
  3. Select the three dots alongside the relevant resource or activity to review the options available.
  4. Select Hide.
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How does a wiki page work? ›

A wiki is a site that is designed for groups of people to quickly capture and share ideas by creating simple pages and linking them together. Your organization can use a wiki for a variety of uses. On a large scale, you can share large volumes of information in an Enterprise wiki.

How can wiki be used in the classroom? ›

Some common uses include: Mini research projects in which the wiki serves as documentation of student work. Collaborative annotated bibliographies where students add summaries and critiques about course-related readings.

How do wiki templates work? ›

A template is a Wikipedia page created to be included in other pages. Templates usually contain repetitive material that might need to show up on any number of articles or pages. They are commonly used for boilerplate messages, standard warnings or notices, infoboxes, navigational boxes, and similar purposes.

How does wiki search work? ›

Wikipedia uses a powerful search engine, with a search box on every page. The search box will navigate directly to a given page name upon an exact match. But, you can force it to show you other pages that include your search string by including a tilde character ~ anywhere in the query.


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