Getting to Know Moodle
|Getting Started||First things first...||
If you're new to this site or new to moodle here are some things to do first.
|Managing a Moodle Course||
Some things to consider as you're planning your course.
|Organizing Course Content||
There are many ways to set up a course and many ways to organize content. It's always best to think it through and come up with a plan before beginning development on a course.
|Working with Files||
Files are a big part of an online course, and it's important to know how to add course content by including files, folders and repositiory items.
|Using Moodle Repositories||
Repositories in Moodle enable users to upload files, access previously uploaded files and easily bring content in from external repositories, including Google Docs, through the File picker.
|Using HTML editor||
Moodle has a standard HTML editor that appears in many locations. It includes a toolbar that allows teachers/developers to insert content without having to know HTML code.
A community hub provides a directory of courses for public use or for private communities.
There are many different kinds of Resources that can be added to a course, and they are each explained here.
|This is a File||
A file may be a document, presentation, spreadsheet or media in numerous formats. It is added using the file picker and may be uploaded from various sources including your computer, server or a repository.
|This is a Folder||
A folder is a useful way to organize multiple files and helps declutter the course page. A folder may contain sub-folders. To upload numerous files, first organise them on your computer, then create a single .zip archive which you can upload into your folder, then unzip it.
|This is a Page|
|This is a URL|
|This is a Book||
The Book module makes it easy to create multi-page resources with a book-like format
There are many different kinds of Activities that can be added to a course, and they are each explained here.
|Activity Completion & Conditional Activities||
Activity completion enables teachers to specify conditions that define when a student has completed an activity. Course completion enables teachers to specify conditions that define when a student has completed a course. Conditional activities enable teachers to restrict the availability of any activity according to certain conditions such as dates, grade obtained, or activity completion. Each is explained here.
The Assignment allows teachers to collect work from students, review it and provide feedback including grades.
There are many ways to report on students progree in a course.
All the grades for each student in a course can be found in the course gradebook, or 'Grader report' in Settings > Course administration > Grades
|Additional Resources||Word Template for Simple Certificate|
|Picture of Simple Certificate Design Options|
|Quick Reference Guides|
|Course Flyer Example||
This is folder contains a PDF and Word document of a template to be used for promoting and marketing a course at campus.extension.org
|PDF on How to for Groups and Groupings||
This is a PDF that provides directions on Groups and Groupings.
|How to Publish to mooch.extension.org to Promote Course|
|Moodle Tool Guide for Teachers/Instructors|