How do I use the Workshop activity in Moodle?


Prepare:


Creating a Workshop

  1. If your course is in topic view, in the section in where you want the page located, select the Add an activity or resource link.
    -or-
    If your course is in folder view, in the section in where you want the page located, select the Add resource link.

  2. Select Workshop from the menu, then scroll down and click Add.

  3. Complete the General Settings form by providing an Workshop name and Introduction or instructions for the assignment.
    Name and Description

  4. View and elect the Workshop features you wish to include:
    • Use examples - Student can practice their assessment skills by experimenting with one or more example submissions and compare their assessment with a reference assessment. The grade is not counted in the grade for assessment.
    • Peer assessment - Students are allowed to allocated submissions from other users to assess and will receive a grade for assessment in addition to a grade for their own submission.
    • Self-assessment - Students can assess their own submission to assess and will receive a grade for assessment in addition to a grade for their submission.
    Workshop features

  5. Determine grade settings for worshop submissions and assessments.
    A workshop has the following Grade strategies available:
    • Accumulative grading - Comments and a grade are given regarding specified aspects.
    • Comments - Comments are given regarding specified aspects but no grade can be given.
    • Number of errors - Comments and a yes/no assessment are given regarding specified assertions.
    • Rubric - A level assessment is given regarding specified criteria.
    Grade settings

  6. Provide specific instructions for file submission.
    instruction for submission

  7. Provide instructions for what to expect for the assessment.

    Instructions for assessment

  8. Select the desired start and end dates and times for submission(s) and assessment(s).
    Access control

  9. Review the Common Module Settings. You may choose whether the activity should be visible or not to your students. If you have developed predetermined groups the common module settings will allow you to segment workshops by groups.
    Common Module Settings
    Setting an ID number provides a way of identifying the activity for grade calculation purposes. If the activity is not included in any grade calculation then the ID number field can be left blank.


  10. You can place conditions or date related restrictions on how the forum becomes available.Access restriction

  11. Select the apppropriate Save/Cancel action.
    Save assignment

View the video below to learn more about:

What is a workshop? A broad overview:

To view the full screen visit the following page on YouTube.

 

Workshop Setup:

To view the full screen visit the following page on YouTube.

 

2017-05-19 20:42 Josh Bruck
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