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Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide by Nicholas Freear

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Time for action – creating an assignment

Let us explore how we would create a homework assignment using Moodle. We will ask our pupils to upload a file to Moodle. Return to the main page for the MY105 course, turn on editing and follow these steps:

  1. In topic 2, go to the Choose an activity drop-down menu. Select the Assignments | Upload a single file option. You will be taken to the Editing Assignment page.
  2. In the form, enter an Assignment name. I typed Homework: exploring inventions.
  3. Write a Description. As you can see in the following screenshot, there are instructions to upload a Word document. You may also like to provide a link to the free OpenOffice software that can also create and edit Word doc files (http://www.openoffice.org).
  4. Next, you ...

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