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Adding to a Forum in Moodle
Go to the homepage of your course   Turn editing on   Select “Add Activity or Resource”   Select “Forum” option   Select “Add”   Give forum name,...
Types of Forums in Moodle
A single simple discussion  - A single discussion topic which everyone can reply to (cannot be used with separate groups)   Each person posts one discussion  - Each student can post exactly one new discussion topic, which e...
Customizing Moodle Homepage
There are times when an instructor only wants to  see the courses that they are teaching during a semester. The video below will show you how to modify your home page and move items to obtain the desired look of your page.     ...
Access Chrome, Internet Explorer, MicroSoft Edge within Safari (Mac / Apple Users)
Use the steps below to access Chrome, Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge within Safari using the following steps from Apple's Support Communities: Open Safari Browser > Preferences > Advanced tab > Select "Show Develop ...
Record part of a screen using Quicktime .png
1. Open the  Quicktime  Player app.   2. Choose File > New Screen Recording or CTRL Command N.   3. Now select the area you want to record.   4. Press the button in the middle of the selected area that stat...
Adding McNeese email to Android
If you have a free Microsoft account or an account associated with work or school with a qualifying Office 365 subscription, you’ll have access to the app’s extra features.     Open Gmail app and in the menu icon in the...
Add McNeese email to Mobile Phone or Tablet (iPhone, iPad, iTouch, Android)
Add McNeese Email to Phone or Tablet (username McNeese email and password) iPhone, iPad, iTouch   Android ...
Adding a new discussion to a forum
As an instructor or student, you have the option to add a new discussion topic to a forum. Click the Forum in the course and once on the forum page, you may add a new discussion topic.     By clicking on the forum Discussion title...
Types of Activity and Descriptions
Assignment - The assignment activity module enables a teacher to communicate tasks, collect work and provide grades and feedback .   Attendance - The attendance activity module enables a teacher to take attendance during class a...
Types of Resources and Descriptions
Book - The book module enables a teacher to create a multi-page resource in a book-like format, with chapters and subchapters. Books can contain media files as well as text and are useful for displaying lengthy passages of information, which ca...
Enabling Respondus Lockdown Browser app on iPad
An instructor may enable the  Respondus  Lockdown Bro ws er app on an iPad by following the steps in the following article:   http://support.respondus.com/support/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/186/0/can...
Excused Absences in grade book
This article is a spinoff from the attendance article read earlier and will address marking excused absences (as defined by the  university) in the Moodle Gradebook.   Specific Days-One may go in and manually excuse a  studen...
Respondus Bandwidth
Respondus Lockdown Browser Bandwidth issue   Please view the message below for assistance with bandwidth: ...
MICROSOFT TEAMS
As a student, you may have to utilize Microsoft Teams for select projects. To login, you will type your McNeese username and password.  The product may be downloaded from one of the links below. https://teams.microsoft.com/downloads ...