Scott Watkins

Feb 13, 2019

Moodle Feature Allows Student Access Beyond Semester Dates

NC State instructors can now allow specific students to access their Moodle courses outside of the normal semester availability dates by requesting a special role for the student called "Extended Access." This role can be used to resolve incomplete grades.

Aug 18, 2015

DELTA attends MoodleMoot US 2015

In early August, several DELTA staff members attended the MoodleMoot US 2015 conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Although there have been numerous Moots over the years with various other organizers and sponsors, this event was the first “official” MoodleMoot in the […]

Mar 24, 2015

Introduction to Natural Weighting in the Moodle 2.8 Gradebook

One of the most notable changes to the Moodle 2.8 gradebook (which will be used in NC State classes beginning in Summer 2015) is a new grade aggregation method called natural weighting. In this article, I will provide a brief […]

Mar 9, 2015

Report from Coursera’s Gamification class

I recently completed a MOOC on the topic of Gamification, delivered through Coursera and taught by Kevin Werbach, a professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. The course ran for six weeks and […]

Feb 26, 2015

Enabling Peer Review in Moodle: A Look at the Workshop Activity

In my experience providing Moodle support and training at NC State, I’ve seen a lot of instructors making use of popular Moodle activities like Assignment, Forum, and Quiz. However, Moodle includes a variety of other tools as well that aren’t […]