Moodle assignments have lots of settings. I find that when I'm teaching a course, I regularly misconfigure something on a random assignment, because I forget to check a box or change a drop-down on that particular assignment. It's made worse when I import a course from a previous run, in that if I change a policy in how I handle something this time around, I need to make sure to remember to make that change to every assignment individually. That's a pain, and it's easy to miss something. Do people have any recommended best practices on how to make sure that all of my assignments have all of the settings I want them to have?
I realize this question is a little vague and the right answer might be "dude, just pay attention." But perhaps there's some way of setting global defaults that I'm unaware of, or some other tricks that people know about. Any ideas?