Tech Documentation

Making your course available/unavailable to students

Posted August 30, 2011

Moodle gives faculty the option of deciding when to make their courses available to their students. By default, all academic courses are made available to students, meaning any student who has preregistered for the course can access it on Moodle. However, there is the option to make it unavailable until it is ready. This is [...]

Orienting Yourself in a Course

Posted June 10, 2011

Moodle is really great in that it acts as a very intuitive and streamlined course management system-with just a little bit of testing and exploring, you will very rapidly understand how to use it. Moreover, Moodle is far more stable than Blackboard, so activities, resources, and files shouldn’t move from where you last found them [...]

Finding Your Course in Moodle

Posted June 9, 2011

So you’ve logged into Moodle and now you want to check for new assignments in one of your courses. How exactly do you go about doing that? 1.       If you’re logged in, your default front page will be your My Moodle page, which will display a list of all of the classes that you’re enrolled [...]

The Moodle Metacourse

Posted June 7, 2011

Note:  this article is intended to provide professors with information. If you wish to set up a metacourse, you should contact for assistance.   What is it? The Metacourse in Moodle is a course that is “with” one or more courses for its student enrollment (the Moodle definition). What this means is that it [...]