FAQ and Other Tips and Tricks

This page is home to our Frequently Asked Questions, where you can find information on all sorts of things, from useful info about using Moodle and Google Docs to how to give someone access to course materials.  If you have any questions you would like to see us add answers to, please email us.

Since we have many questions answered here, we recommend that you either search by entering a keyword or by choosing a category. You may choose to add a focus (second category) to narrow your search.

For more in-depth Moodle FAQs, check out the wiki.

How do I switch my role to see what students see?

1. Go to the administration block on the left-hand side and expand the Switch role to menu at the bottom of the tab.

2. Select student. Through this setting, you can view your course as a student, but will not be able to see anything you've hidden in the course. Additionally, you can submit assignments, take quizzes to test them out,  and the results will not be saved.

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3. To return to your original role, go back to the administration tab and select Return to my normal role.

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