Moodle Basics

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This training session is for beginning Moodlers who know nothing or very little about Moodle, our campus learning management system (LMS).

Learning Objectives:

In this session you will follow along with the instructor and create a new course in Moodle and learn how to perform the following skills:

  • Choose a course format (weekly or topical) and discuss the distinctions
  • Learn the basics of navigating Moodle as an instructor
  • Learn how to communicate with students via Moodle – announcements, email
  • Learn how to post basic content – text, files, web page links, embedded video
  • Learn how to create basic forums – (forums are Facebook-like discussion boards)
  • Learn how to create basic assignments for students to turn in – uploading Word docs, online text, offline assignments