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  • Online guides for Moodle, Zoom and more | Virtual TAU Support | Tel Aviv University

    Academic Year 2023 - 2024 ​ Virtual TAU Support צעדים ראשונים ב-Moodle First steps in Moodle Read More > צעדים ראשונים ב-Moodle Remote teaching through Zoom Read More > צעדים ראשונים ב-Moodle Recordings and video editing Read More > צעדים ראשונים ב-Moodle Manage the course website in Moodle Read More > צעדים ראשונים ב-Moodle Quizzes, assignments and grades Read More > צעדים ראשונים ב-Moodle Iron Swords groups Read More > צעדים ראשונים ב-Moodle Activities and resources in Moodle Read More > צעדים ראשונים ב-Moodle Guidelines for E-Learning During Emergency Read More (in Hebrew) > צעדים ראשונים ב-Moodle Tomax (official website) Read More > Thanks for submitting! Submit Contact us Virtual TAU contact us

  • Quizzes, Assignments and Grades in Moodl | Virtual TAU Support

    Quiz, Assignment and grading in Moodle Quiz Create a quiz activity Quiz - questions Create questions in the Question bank Question types Moodle.org Create a category in the Question bank Quiz - Create the activity and adjust settings Add a quiz activity to the course website Add questions to the quiz Add images to the quiz Edit the quiz pages Limiting the answer attempts in the quiz Add a password to the quiz Create a rubric for grading Essay questions Print a copy of the quiz Quiz - Grading Quiz grades report and re-grading Moodle.org Quiz - grading essay questions Moodle.org Assignment Assignment (file submission) Submit an assignment in groups Quick grading submissions Moodle.org Download assignment submissions Moodle.org Advanced grading method - Rubric Moodle.org Advanced grading method - Marking guide Moodle.org Assignment FAQ Moodle.org Peer assessment Workshop activity (peer assessment) Moodle.org Grades Grade item settings (including offset) Moodle.org Add a grade category Moodle.org Grade aggregations guide Moodle.org Import grades Moodle.org Export grades Moodle.org

  • Activities and resources in Moodle | Virtual TAU Support

    Resources and activities in Moodle Content and activities Forum activity - discussion among the students Board activity Add a file Moodle.org Create a file folder Moodle.org Add a label (text and media area) Moodle.org Add a media display (unilabel) Moodle.org Add a link Moodle.org Embed using HTML (e.g. Padlet or Google Slides) Moodle.org Page resource Moodle.org Book resource Moodle.org Tab display (collection of pages) Moodle.org Questionnaire activity Moodle.org Choice activity (one-question survey) Moodle.org Glossary activity Moodle.org Add a video (link or file) Moodle.org Checklist activity Moodle.org Database activity Moodle.org Create an interactive video (H5P) H5P.org Create an interactive presentation (H5P) H5P.org Create Flashcards (H5P) H5P.org

  • Group choice | Virtual TAU Support

    Group choice This activity allows students to divide themselves into groups in Moodle. Groups that the students choose are saved on the course website, so assignments and activities can be connected to them, for example: submitting assignments in a gr oup, opening an activity for a specific group (such as a dedicated forum for the group, re-examination, etc.). What's in this tutorial: Create the activity Set a time period for the activity Change number of students per group See group division create the activity time period change number of students see group division create the activity How to create the Group Choice activity ? 1. Enable "Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. 2. Click on "Add an activity or resource " at the bottom of the section you would like to add your item to. 3. On the activity chooser, choose “Group Choice ”. 4. Type in a name for the activity in the "Group choice name " field, for example "groups for assignment 1". 5. You can write in the "Description " field an explanation/description for dividing into groups. 6. In the "Miscellaneous settings " section, you can choose: To allow students to enroll for several groups If the students will be able to see who signed up for which group (the lecturer will always see the names) To allow students to change their choice If the students see the names of those who have not answered yet (it is recommended to keep it "No ") 7. To limit the number of students who can register for groups, choose "Enable " in "Limit the number of members for each group ". Otherwise, there is no limit to the number of students who can register for each group. 8. To limit the number of members in all groups, mark V in "Limiting number of participants for all groups " and then write the limit in the field "Maximum number of participants for all groups ". 9. Groups: You can create new groups for this activity or choose groups from existing groups in the course. ​ ​ Option A - Creating new groups for the activity: Write a group name followed by # in the "Naming scheme " field. For example: "Group Choice #" Each group will receive the typed name and a different number. For example, if the "Naming scheme " is "Group Choice #", then the names of the groups will appear as follows: Group Choice 1, Group Choice 2, Group Choice 3... Define how many groups you want to be created in the "Number of groups " field. Option B - Choosing groups from existing groups in the course. In the "Available groups " panel, a list of the existing groupings in the course is displayed (marked with a triangle next to the name of the grouping) and all additional groups in the course. To select all the groups in the grouping: select the desired grouping and click on the "Add Grouping " button. To select a group/groups: select the desired group/groups and click on the "Add Group " button. The selected groups with appear on the right panel.​ time period Set a time period for the activity 1. If relevant, check the field "Restrict answering to this time period ". 2. Define a time range for selecting the groups, in the "Open " and "Until " fields. 3. To finish, click on "Save and display ". change number of students Change number of students per group 1. Return to the "Settings " page and scroll to the "Groups " section. 2. Select the group you want to change the limit of the number of participants. A box will open under the panel, where you can write down the new limit. You can see that the restriction has been updated next to the group name: 3. To finish, click on the button "Save changes and return to the course ". see group division See "Group Choice" division A list of groups and their members will appear for everyone in the course, according to the activity settings. Lecturers can also export the list of groups and members to an Excel file. 1. Enter the "Group choice " activity on the main page of the course website. 2. The list of students will appear according to the groups they chose to insert into the content 3. Click on "View X responses " located on the upper left side, in order to export the list of groups to Excel. 4. On the next page, click on "Download in Excel format ".

  • Edit the Course Homepage | Virtual TAU Support

    Editing the Course Homepage To edit the course website, click on the "Edit mode " button located at the top right corner of the screen. When the slide button is blue, the "Edit mode" is on. When the " Edit mode " is on, three-dot buttons appear. These buttons allow editing topics or items. Some of the item types: forum, file, quiz, assignment, and more. What's in this tutorial: How to add a section or topic? How to add an activity or resource? Change section title or item name How to move an item? Edit button on Topics/Sections Edit button on Items (activities or resources) Add an image to the course homepage Add an activity or resource Add a section or topic Change section title or item name Move an item or section Edit button on Topics/Sections Edit button on Items Add an image to the course homepage How to add an activity or resource? How to add an activity or resource? 1. Enable " Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. 2. Click on "Add an activity or resource " at the bottom of the section you would like to add your item to. 3. Select the item you want to add in the "Add an activity or resource " pop up. Click the “i ” for more information. How to add a section or topic? How to add or delete a section/topic? How to add a topic? ​ 1. Enable "Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. 2. Under each topic in the course, the "Add topic " button will appear. Click to add a new topic under the selected topic. How to remove/delete a topic? ​ 1. Enable " Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. 2. Click on the three-dot button in the subject line, on the right side. 3. Click on " Delete topic" . This will erase the topic. The items in the section are moved to the recycled bin. Change section title or item name How to change a section title or item name? 1. Enable edit mode on the upper right corner of the page. 2. Click the pencil icon next to the section or item to rename it. 3. Type or paste the new name. 4. Press Enter to finish (or Escape to cancel). How to move an item? How to move an item or section? Option A – Dragging 1. Enable " Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. You can now drag the resource or topic and place it between two other topics by clicking on it when the arrow panel appears and dragging it to the desired location. Dragging sections: Dragging items: You can also move them by dragging the desired topic or item in the course index (on the left of the page): Option B - Clicking on the Edit button 1. Enable " Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. 2. Click on the three-dot button in the subject line, on the right side. 3. Click on "Move ". 4. Click on the placement you want your item or section to be in. Edit button on Topics/Sections Edit button on Topics/Sections 1. Enable " Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. 2. Click on the three-dot button in the subject line, on the right side. 3. Clicking on the three-dot button next to the section opens a menu of options that include: Edit topic – this will redirect to a page to edit the name, summary, and access to the section. Highlight – this will highlight the section on the course homepage and index. This option can be used to refer the students to an important section or the week’s lesson, for example. On the homepage: In the course index: Hide/show topic – this will change the status of the section regarding the student’s interface. Clicking on "hide topic " allows you to hide an entire topic. When a topic is hidden, students cannot see the topic and the contents included in it. Another click on the eye ("Show topic ") will bring the subject back into view. Move – this will c hange the location of the section. More information here . Delete topic – this will erase the section. The items in the section are moved to the recycled bin. Edit button on Items (activities or resources) Edit button on Items (activities or resources) 1. Enable " Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. 2. Click on the three-dot button in the subject line, on the right side. 3. Clicking on the three dots next to the item opens a menu of options that include: Edit settings – Redirects to a page to edit the activity or resource, specific to each type of item. Move – Changes the location of the section. More information here . Hide – Hides the activi ty or resource for the students Duplicate – Creates an identical item Assign roles – A ssigns roles specifically for this activity Delete – Erases the item. The erased items are moved to the recycled bin. Add an image to the course homepage Add an image to the course homepage Option A - Dragging: 1. Enable " Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. 2. Drag the picture from the folder on your computer. 3. Choose the option you prefer in the pop up window that appears and click "Upload ": Add media to the course page – the image will appear on the course page. Create file resource – the image will appear as a link file on the course page. This is how the picture will appear on your course homepage, by selecting "Add media to the course page ":

  • First steps in Moodle | Virtual TAU Support

    First steps in Moodle Main teaching platforms used in the University: Moodle, Panopto and Zoom (Video) Login to Moodle Build the course website Edit the course homepage Change section title or item name Add a course section (topic) Make the course website available for students Lecturer Messages - send a message to all students Create a Metacourse (combine courses) Manage participants Add Teaching Assistant Add a new user to the course Download a list of the students in the course Open the course website (for users without a University account) Create groups New! Group Choice activity - Students choose their groups New! Manage content Submit an assignment in groups Import content from another course website (also from previous years) Text editor (add and edit text and media) Moodle.org Add an image to the course homepage Change language settings Add a link Moodle.org Add a video (link or file) Moodle.org Add text content (Page, Book or Tab display) Moodle.org Create an interactive video (H5P) H5P.org Create an interactive presentation (H5P) H5P.org

  • Recordings and Video editing | Virtual TAU Support

    Recordings and Video editing Lecturers from Humanities and Medicine - Click Here Instructions for students - Connecting to Panopto Publish Panopto recordings Publication of class recordings to students Sharing recordings (also from previous years) Restoring recordings from the archive in Panopto Add a link to a Panopto folder in Moodle Embed a recording from Panopto in Moodle Coming soon :) Add permissions in Panopto (Share) Share an entire folder Share a specific recording Restrict access to a recording Add a co-editor to the folder Upload and transfer videos in Panopto Panopto's site Upload video files Create a new folder Copy and move recordings Download a recording to your computer Record and edit in Panopto Panopto's site Edit a video in Panopto Merge recordings in Panopto Delete recordings in Panopto Record with Panopto for Windows Video Directory Pilot program - Humanities and Medicine Faculties Video Directory - Pilot program - Humanities and Medicine Faculties

  • Manage the course website | Virtual TAU Support

    Manage the course website Manage the course Make the course website available for students Import content from another course website (also from previous years) Create a Metacourse (combine courses) Attendance Moodle.org Restrict acess to course activities or sections Moodle.org Restore items deleted from the course website Moodle.org Activity completion (button "mark as done") Moodle.org Manage participants Add Teaching Assistant Add a new user to the course Download a list of the students in the course Open the course website (for users without a University account) Divide the students into groups Group Choice activity - Students choose their groups New! Create groups (defined by the lecturer) Create random groups Upload groups from an Excel file Communications Lecturer Messages - send a message to all students Forum - discussion among the students Forum NG - private forum with students Chat - synchronous discussion Format and design the course website Edit the course homepage Add a label (text and media area) Moodle.org Add a media display (unilabel) Moodle.org Change section title or item name Add or delete a course section (topic) Add an image to the course homepage

  • Create a Quiz in Moodle | Virtual TAU Support

    Create a Quiz The "Quiz " is an activity that allows you to create a quiz or a test inside the course website. The Quiz can include questions of various types, such as multiple choice, matching, true/false and essay questions. Closed questions (such as multiple choice, true/false) are graded automatically according to the settings. Essay questions allow students to answer the question in text and therefore need to be graded manually. Do not duplicate a Quiz What's on this tutorial: Create questions in the Question bank Create a category in the Question bank Create a rubric for grading Essay questions Create the Quiz activity Add questions to the Quiz Add images to the Quiz Edit the Quiz pages Limiting the answer attempts in the Quiz Add a password to the Quiz Print a copy of the Quiz How to create a category in the Question bank? The questions in the Course question bank can be divided according to different categories (for example, divided into subjects/degrees of difficulty/time). Below are instructions for creating a new question category. 1. Enter the course website. 2. Click on "More " in the course's top menu. Then, click on "Course question bank ". 3. In the dropdown menu, choose "Categories ". 4. In the page that opens, click on "Add category ". 5. In the section "Parent category ", select the parent category. In the "Name " field, enter a title for the new category. To save, click on the "Add Category " button at the bottom of the screen. How to move a question to a different category? ​ 1. To move existing questions from one category to another, enter the "Course question bank " and check V on the checkbox next to the relevant question or questions. At the bottom of the page, click on "With selected ", and then "Move to... ". 2. In the page that opens, select the category in the dropdown menu, and then click on the "Move to " button. Updating a question in the course question bank will change the question in all quizzes . Therefore, it is advisable to create a category and questions for each quiz separately . How to create a question in the Course question bank? 1. Enter the course website. 2. Click on "More " in the in the course's top menu. Then, click on "Course question bank ". 3. In the page that opens, select a category and then click on "Create a new question... ". 4. Click on the type of question that you would like to add and click on "Add ". You can find a detailed explanation on the main question types available in Moodle.org. Click here to access it. How to create a rubric for grading essay questions? An essay question is checked manually. If the grading is divided between the teaching staff, it is recommended to build a rubric to make the process more efficient and coherent between the different graders. ​ 1. Choose "Essay " as the question type and click on "Add ". 2. Type in the name of the question, the content of the question, and the response options. If there is a template to be followed by the students, define it in the "Response Template " field. * These instructions will be visible to students on the response input box. 3. You can enter the rubric for the quiz and the instructions for the graders of the essay question in the field "Information for graders ". * These instructions will be visible to those with teaching faculty permission in the course only. 4. To finish, click "Save changes ". Create the Quiz activity It is recommended to create each Quiz separately and not duplicate . If a question from the Course question bank is changed in a duplicated quiz, the question will also be changed in the original quiz, even if the original quiz has already ended and has been graded. 1. Enable " Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. 2. Click on "Add an activity or resource " at the bottom of the section you would like to add your item to. 3. On the activity chooser, choose “Quiz ”. 4. In the "Name " field, type in the name of the quiz. 5. in the " Description " field, you can add opening instructions. C heck V in the checkbox " Display description on the course page " so the instructions will appear on course website, even before entering the quiz. Timing section 1. In the section "Open the quiz ", check V in "Enable " and choose the date and time of the start of the quiz. 2. In the section "Close the quiz ", check V in "Enable " and choose the date and time of the end of the quiz. Day Month Year Hour Minute 3. In the "Time Limit " section, you can determine the duration of the exam from the moment the students begin. Check V in the "Enable " and type in the number of weeks/days/hours/minutes/seconds allocated for the exam. Example : On "Open the quiz " the start time was set for 14:00 On "Close the quiz " the end time was set for 15:00 On "Time limit " it was set for 15 minutes The students will be able to take the quiz in the defined time range (14:00-15:00), but from the moment they start answering the test, they will have fifteen minutes to complete it, else it closes automatically. In this example, if the student started the quiz at 14:55, they will have 5 minutes to complete the exam. (the end time overrides the time limit). Grade section limit attempts You can define the number of attempts the students are allowed when answering the quiz. Layout section 1. In the "New page " field, you can define if the questions will all appear on one single page or define how many questions will appear on each page. 2. By clicking on "Show more ", in "Navigation method " you can select "Free " or "Sequential ". Select "Free " to allow students to navigate freely between the questions during the quiz. That is, even if they have answered a question and moved on, they will be able to go back at any time until the test is closed. Select "Sequential " if you want the students to navigate according to the order of the pages and questions. When the quiz includes many questions, it is recommended to divide the questions into several pages. Click here to learn how to edit the quiz pages. If it is a small number of questions (10-15 questions), it is recommended to present each question on a separate page. Question behaviour section To randomly mix the order of the question choices, you can set the section "Shuffle within questions " as "Yes ". In this situation, if you define in a certain question that choices will not be mixed, only in that question will the choices remain in their order. If you define "No " in the above section, the choices will never be mixed, even if a certain question was defined differently. Review options section 1. You can define what the students will see and when. In the quiz it is advisable not to allow automatic feedback at all . Please note: in the upper left corner, the option "The attempt " in the column "During the attempt " - is permanently marked. During the attempt The students will be able to see what they chose during the answer to the test (in real time). Immediately after the attempt The feedback will appear to the students immediately after the submission (after clicking "Submit all and finish " and until they exit the exam). Later, while the quiz is still open The feedback will appear to students from the moment of submission until the Quiz is officially closed.​​ For example: if a student submitted at 14:55 and the test closed at 15:00, the student can log out and log in to view the feedback, until 15:00. After the quiz is closed The students will be able to see the feedback only after the closing date of the Quiz, without limitation. ​For example: if the test closes at 3:00 p.m., the students will be able to see the feedback starting at 3:00 p.m. and without a time limit as long as the settings have not been changed. "The attempt " - Shows all the questions (including choices) in the quiz and how the student responded to each question. "Whether correct " - Displays whether the students response to each question is correct, partially correct, or incorrect. "Marks " - Shows the numerical grade for each question and the grades awarded to the student. "Specific feedback " - Shows the feedback for the response to the answer as set when adding the question. Each response to a question can have feedback for both correct and incorrect answers. "General feedback " - Displays the general feedback for the whole question as set when adding the question to the quiz. You can use the general feedback to give students some background to what knowledge the question was testing. "Right answer " - Reveals the correct answer to each question, even if the student answered incorrectly. "Overall feedback " - Displays feedback for the entire quiz depending on the student's grade, as set in the quiz settings. 2. To save, click on "Save and display ". Add questions to the Quiz How to add questions to the quiz? A. Add questions from one of the categories in the question bank B. Add a random question from a category add questions from category A. Add questions from a category in the question bank 1. Enter the quiz by clicking on it's icon on the Course webpage. 2. Click on "Quiz questions " in the quiz top menu. 3. Click on "Add " and then choose "from question bank ". 4. In the window that opens, click on the dropdown menu in the " Select a category " section and select the relevant category. 5. Check the questions that you would like to add to the quiz with a V. To finish, click on "Add selected questions to the quiz ". When the test includes many questions, it is recommended to divide the questions into several pages. If it is a limited number of questions (10-15 questions) it is recommended to present each question on a separate page. At this stage you can perform the following actions: A. Determine the "Maximum grade " for the test - it is recommended to keep the default of 100. Moodle calculates the quiz grade based on the "Total of marks " and the points awarded in each question. B. Choose whether to "Shuffle " questions (each student will receive the questions in a different order) add random question B. Add a random question from a category You can select a category from which each student will receive a random question. For example, if there is a pool of 50 questions in a category, and 5 were added as random questions, each student would receive 5 different questions from the category, randomly. 1. After entering the relevant quiz in the course menu, enter "Quiz questions ". In the window that opens, click on "Add " and select "a random question ". 2. In the " Category " section, choose the desired database (category) in the dropdown menu. 3. In "Number of random questions ", choose how many questions from the category will be included in the quiz. 4. To finish, click on "Add random question ". 5. Random questions in the test are marked with a cube icon. At this stage you can perform the following actions: A. Determine the "Maximum grade " for the test - it is recommended to keep the default of 100. Moodle calculates the quiz grade based on the "Total of marks " and the points awarded in each question. B. Choose whether to "Shuffle " questions (each student will receive the questions in a different order) Add images to the Quiz When images are added to questions in the quiz, the image may not be displayed in full. In this guide you will find instructions on how to set the image as a responsive image (an image that is displayed in a way adapted to the size of the screen). How to add images to the quiz that adjust to fit the screen (responsive)? 1. Enter the "Course question bank ". ​ Option 1 : Click on " More " in the course's top menu. Then, click on " Course question bank ". ​Option 2 : Through the quiz, click on "Course question bank ". 2. Click on "Edit " next to the question with the image you want to make responsive (self adjustable). 2. Click on the image (the image will appear in blue). 3. Click on the image icon in the text editor. 3. In the "Image properties " window, check "Auto size " in the "Size " section. 4. Click on "Save image ". 5. To finish, in the "Edit question " page, click on "Save Changes " on the bottom of the screen. How to make sure that the image is responsive? 1. Enter the Quiz page. 2. Click on "Preview quiz ". 3. Go to the relevant question through "Quiz navigation ". 4. Reduce the size of the window by clicking on the panel icon in the corner of the browser. 5. You can change the window size by placing the mouse cursor at the edge of the window (the cursor is displayed as a double arrow), then clicking and dragging it. If the image does not change its size, contact Virtual TAU and we will be happy to check and help. Edit the Quiz pages What's in the guide? Divide the questions in the quiz into pages Dividing the questions into chapters using headings Organize the order of the questions Assign points to questions divide into pages How to divide the questions in the quiz into pages? To add or remove a page in the quiz pages, use the arrows next to the questions. Clicking on the arrows pointing out creates a new page that separates the questions. Clicking on the arrows pointing towards each other removes the page and merges the questions from the previous pages. Add page Remove page add a section heading How to add a section heading? ​ ​ You can divide the test into chapters and give them a name by adding a section heading. ​ 1. In the Quiz questions page, click on "Add " and then, click on "a new section heading ". 2. Click on the pencil icon, type the desired section title and save by pressing Enter on the keyboard. 3. After the division into chapters, checking V in the "Shuffle " checkbox on the left will allow shuffling the questions only within the same section . The section titles and the questions' order will be visible to the students in the quiz. If you are not interested in add a title, you can press the "space" button on the keyboard and press Enter to save. That way, the title box will be empty and the questions in the test will appear in sequence. change the question order How to change the order of the questions? ​ You can change the position of the question by pressing the "four arrows" icon and dragging the question to the appropriate place. question points How to assign points to questions? ​ Updating points for a question is performed by clicking on the pencil symbol, typing the score for that question, and pressing Enter to save. If all the questions have the same number of points (the default is one), they will have the same weight in the quiz final grade. Add a password to the Quiz Creating a password in the Quiz activity It is possible to set a password in advance, so only the students will be able to enter the quiz activity. ​ How to set a password in a Quiz? 1. Enter the quiz you created. 2. Choose "Settings " in the quiz page top menu. 3.In the "Extra restrictions on attempts ", click on "Click to enter text " and enter the password you want to set.​ ​ ​ 4. To save, press Enter on the keyboard. 5. Clicking on the "eye" icon will reveal the password. ​ ​ 6. Clicking on the pencil again will allow you to change the password. It is important to remember to send the password to the students. Print a copy of the Quiz 1. Enable " Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. 2. If the right-side menu is closed, click on the tab to open the menu. 3. In the right-side menu, click on "Add a block ". 4. In the window that opens, click on "Print exams ". 5. A new block will be created on the right-side menu. If the right-side menu is not open, open it. 6. In the newly created block in the right-side menu, check V in the check box next to the quiz you want to print. Click on "Print " next to the name of the quiz. Checking the box with a V means that the printed test will include the correct answers. Therefore, if you want the test to be printed without the correct answers, do not check the box with a V, only press the "Print " button. 7. The test will now be previewed. To finish and confirm the print, scroll down and click on "Print " again.

  • Distance teaching Zoom | Virtual TAU Support

    Distance teaching through Zoom Zoom license Obtain a University Zoom license Types of Zoom licenses Update your Zoom version Before the meeting Schedule a new Meeting Send the Meeting link to students Recommendations for preparing for a Zoom lesson Zoom recordings Recording settings (before and during the meeting) Download a recording to your computer Zoom's site Record a meeting without showing the participants (Spotlight for everyone) Zoom's site Manage the meeting Start a class in Zoom Manage a class on Zoom (toolbar elements) Turn off sound when someone joins or leaves the meeting Getting Started with Zoom Meetings Zoom's site Meeting interface and control panel Divide the students (Breakout rooms) Cronduct quizzes in meetings Zoom's site Zoom's site Zoom's site

  • Iron Swords | Virtual TAU Support

    Iron Swords groups The students entitled to academic adjustments due to the Iron Swords War are updated in the University's systems. These groups are present on the course sites in Moodle and activities can be defined according to these groups on the site. The groups in Moodle are automatically updated every morning according to the registration in the University system. What's on this tutorial: group participants message group time extension group restrict access topic restrict access resource See the groups' participants Send a message to only one group Allow extended time in an assignment or quiz to a group Restrict access of a topic to students in a specific group Restrict access of an activity to students in a specific group group participants See groups' participants On each course site, in the first topic on the site, a link called "Iron Swords groups " was added, leading directly to the updated list of groups on the site. When entering the link, the three groups and the students registered to them will be displayed. To download the list of participants: ​ 1. Scroll to the bottom of the page 2. On " Export users as " select "Microsoft Excel (.xlsx) ". 3. Click on "Download ". ​ In addition, in the "Participants " page, it is possible to filter by groups: 1. Click on "Participants " in the course menu. 2. In the “Match ” field, select "Groups ". 3. Select the group or groups you want to filter by. 4. Click on ​"Apply filters " message group Send messages to a specific group 1. Enter the "Lecturer Messages " forum, then click on " Settings " in the menu at the top of the page. 2. Enter the "Common module settings " section. In the "Group Mode " field, choose the "Separate Groups " option. 3. In the "Grouping ” field choose the "Iron Swords groups ” option, for example. 4. To save your changes, click on "Save and return to the course ”. 5. Go to the "Lecturer Messages " forum on the course website. 6. On the upper right side, select the drop-down list to whom you would like to direct the message to (all participants or a specific group). 7. Click on the "Add discussion topic " button, write a message and click on “Post to forum ”. time extension group Allow extended time in an assignment or quiz to a group In Assignment and Quiz activities, extended time can be allowed for specific groups of students. 1. Enter the quiz or assignment activity on the course website. 2. In the activity top menu, click on "More ". In the menu that opens, click on "Overrides ". 3. In the page that opens, click on the "User overrides " dropdown menu and select "Group overrides ". To finish, click on "Add group override ". 4. In the "Override group " field, select the group to which you would like to give a time extension. 5. In the "Open the quiz ", "Close the quiz " and "Time limit " sections, the times defined in the quiz settings for all students will appear. Define the Quiz closing time according to the desired extended time: The original end time + the defined time increment 6. In the "Attempts allowed " section it is advisable not to change it. If the group submitted the test and needs an additional answer (timeout/late start, etc.), the whole group can be granted another attempt. 7. To finish, click "Save ". 8. After saving, you will see the group override in the quiz main page. 9. By clicking on the group override in the brackets, a new page opens. It shows the extended time granted to the group. It is recommended to make sure that the time set corresponds to the need. Overrides must be set for each group separately restrict access topic Restrict access of a topic to students in a specific group In each topic, access restrictions can be defined only for a group or grouping, so that any content on this topic will be available only to the group(s) participants. 1. Enable " Edit mode " on the upper right corner of the page. 2. Click on the three-dot button in the topic line, on the right side. Then, click on "Edit topic ". 3. On the next page, click on "Restrict access " on the bottom of the page. Then, click on the button "Add restriction ". 4 . In the panel that opens, choose the restriction: "Group " or "Grouping ". 5. In the page that opens, select the group that will have access to the topic. The members of the group you choose will be the only ones who can see the topic content. The "Add restriction " button adds a new restriction each time. Therefore, after each restriction is added, click "Save changes " at the bottom of the page. 6. Clicking on the "eye " icon next to the restriction hides the topic from the other students on the course website. If the eye is open, all the students will be able to see the topic and the restrictions. The point of view of other students: The topic is displayed on the course website with the restriction. The topic is not displayed to other students. restrict access resource Restrict access of an activity to students in a specific group In each activity or resource, access restrictions can be defined only for a group or a grouping, so that this item will be available only to these students. 1. Enter the activity in which you would like to set an access restriction (the instructions refer to "Assignment " but are also suitable for resources, quizzes, and every other content). 2. Click on "Settings " in the activity top menu. 3. Scroll down to the "Restrict access " section. Click to open it, then click on the button "Add restriction ". 4 . In the panel that opens, choose the restriction: "Group " or "Grouping ". 5. In the page that opens, select the group that will have access to the activity. The members of the group you choose will be the only ones who can see the content or take part of the activity. The "Add restriction " button adds a new restriction each time. Therefore, after each restriction is added, click "Save changes " at the bottom of the page. 6. Clicking on the "eye " icon next to the restriction hides the activity from the other students on the course website. If the eye is open, all the students will be able to see the activity and the restriction. The point of view of other students: The activity is displayed on the course website with the restriction. The activity is not displayed to other students.

  • Manage participants | Virtual TAU Support

    Manage users on the course site The Teacher and Course Editor roles can allow access to the course for other users. What's in this tutorial: How to add Teaching Assistants How to add other users (students, guests, and more) download students list How to provide viewing access to users who do not have a University user account Add Teaching Assistants ​Add other users to the course(students, guests, and more) ​Download the list of participants in the course to an Excel file Provide viewing access to users who do not have a University user account How to add Teaching Assistants How to add Teaching Assistants? 1. On the course website, click on the “More ” button in the course's top menu. Then, click on "Add teaching assistant ". 2. Search for the Teaching Assistant you want to add to the course in the right search field (we recommend searching by university email or ID number). 3. Select the Teaching Assistant’s name in the right field (the selection will appear in blue) then click on the "Add " button. 4. Now the teaching assistant appears in the "users registered on the course site " list. To limit the period of association for a role in the course, select the "Limited " option under “enrolment duration ” and determine a starting time in the drop-down menu “Starting from ”. How to add other users (students, guests, and more) How to add other users? 1. On the course website, click on the “More ” button in the course's top menu. Then, click on "Add a new user ". 2. Choose the appropriate role in the “Assign role” field. 3. Search for the user you want to add to the course in the right search field (we recommend searching by university email or ID number). 4. Select the user's name in the right field (the selection will appear in blue) then click on the "Add " button. 5. Now the user appears in the "users registered on the course site " list. To limit the period of association for a role in the course, select the "Limited " option under “enrolment duration ” and determine a starting time in the drop-down menu “Starting from ”. download students list How to download the list of participants in the course to an Excel file? This tutorial will explain how to download a list of course participants which includes names and email addresses, as well as a list of course participants which also includes ID numbers. How to download the list of students in the course? 1. On the course website, click on "Participants " in the course top menu. 2. Open the drop-down menu at the bottom of the page named "Export course students ". 3. Choose "Microsoft Excel (.xlsx) ", then click "Download ". How to download the list of students in the course with ID numbers? 1. On the course website, click on "Grades " in the course top menu. 2. On the Grades page, open the drop-down menu "Grader Report " and scroll down, then choose: "Export ". 3. On the export page, click on the "Export as " drop-down menu and scroll down, then choose "Excel spreadsheet ". 4. On the "Export to Excel spreadsheet " part of the screen, in the “Grade items to be included ” section click on "Select all/none ". All items will be unchecked. 5. Click on the "Download " button. The Excel file that will be produced will include the names of the students in the course, their email addresses, and their ID numbers. How to provide viewing access to users who do not have a University user account How to provide viewing access to users who do not have a University user account? The course can be made available to guests without a university username using a password preselected by the Teacher and submitted by them. This process can only be done by the Teacher . The course will be available to guests for viewing only. Only students can participate in the course activities (such as Quizzes, Forums, and Tasks). How to allow guests (without a university username) to enter the course website? The content of the website must be checked for violations o f the copyright law (see the document in Hebrew "Principles of action for the use of works for teaching purposes ") Download and print a statement that the content of the website does not infringe copyright. Click here to download the declaration: "Declaration of guest access to the course website" (In Hebrew) The course Teacher must fill in the declaration with all the required information, including a code for guest access. The declaration must be signed manually, and a scanned copy must be sent to virtualt@tauex.tau.ac.il . ​ ​ Only course Teachers can request Guest Access.

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