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Learn@Illinois Moodle - Making Workshop More Automatic

Learn how to set up the Workshop activity so that it moves automatically from the submission to the assessment phase, starts automatically on a desired date, and automatically allocates submissions.

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 Automating Phases in Workshop

  1. Click on the Workshop activity.
    Workshop activity icon
  2. At the top of the page, click on the Settings tab.
    Workshop Settings tab
  3. Expand the Availability section and click the "Enable" checkboxes to set the open and deadline dates for both the submission and assessment phases (see image below).
  4. Be sure to also check the "Switch to the next phase after the submissions deadline" checkbox.
    Workshop Availability checkboxes
  5. Click Save and display.

  6. On the main Workshop page, you will need to click the circle in the "Submission phase" in order to allow the submission phase to begin on the "Open for submissions from" date (see image below in the following section).

Automating Submission Allocation

  1. In the Submission phase section, click Allocate submissions.
    Allocate Submissions
  2.  On the top-left tab, click Scheduled allocation.
    Workshop allocation options
  3. Click the checkbox to the left of "Automatically allocate submissions at the end of the submission phase".
    Workshop scheduled allocation checkbox
  4. Expand the Allocation settings and choose the desired options (see image below).
    Workshop scheduled allocation_Allocation settings
  5. Click Save changes.
    Save changes button
  6. The Workshop activity will now run on its own until the end of the assessment phase. 
    Note: You must manually switch to the "Grading evaluation phase" and then to "Closed" for the calculated grades to appear in the gradebook. At this point, students will also be able to view their submissions and assessments.

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Keywordsscheduled, schedule, allocation, allocate, submission, submit, phase, peer, review, assessment, assessing, close, closing, auto, boost   Doc ID71840
OwnerATLAS-TLTGroupUniversity of Illinois LAS
Created2017-03-17 15:14:58Updated2023-03-21 11:05:31
SitesUniversity of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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