Moodle for Faculty

Tips and instructions for instructors using Moodle in online and face-to-face courses at MLC.

Beginning Moodle Videos

Finding Your Way Around Dashboard What is a Course? Course Layout Editing Course Sections ...

Course Layout and Design

Activities

Resources

Moodle Assignments

Moodle Discussion Forums

Moodle Quizzes

Communication Tools

Grading

Rubrics in Moodle

How to Use Rubrics in Moodle

Groups

Moodle Profile

How Do I?

Activate My Course

Courses need to be activated before they appear in Moodle. You may activate any course that you a...

See Moodle as a Student

Requesting a Sample Student Contact Rachel Feld to request a sample student account. Enrol...

Uploading a File from Google Drive

Set Course to Hide

At the conclusion of a course or the semester, courses should be hidden from student view to prot...

Import Course Content

Course content from previous offerings can be imported for reuse. The entire course can be import...

Remove Course Sections from a Meta-Site

Meta-courses can be reused from one semester or year to the next by removing the sections that ar...

How Students Can Contribute Files or Links

If you wish to have students contribute to your Moodle site, it is possible, but not very intuiti...

Adding a Link to a Webpage in your Moodle Course

Nearly anything with a web link can be shared to your Moodle course page. Instructions Log in...

Use Groups in a Discussion Forum

Groups can be used in a Discussion Forum to limit the number of posts an individual student inter...

Turning In Grades

At the end of each semester, grades need to be reported for each student. Grades are reported on ...

Adding a TA

A Teachers' Assistant (TA) can be added to courses to assist with various instructional duties. ...

Permanently Deleting Old Courses

Most online instructors do not want to delete a course site right after they have taught it since...

Course Surveys

A common end-of-course survey is conducted at the conclusion of all online courses in order to ga...

Set Course to View

By default, all courses are initially hidden from student view. Instructors need to make courses ...

View Class Roster

Class rosters are available to view prior to the semester via Portal or during the semester via P...

Initial Communication with Students

For online courses, please contact your students about two weeks prior to the start of the semest...

Fixing Orphaned Activities

After importing and opening up a course, sometimes activities appear as orphaned. Please follow t...

Using a Meta-Course

Some MLC courses have several sections of the same course. These can be combined into a single co...

Add Course Sections to a Meta-Site

Meta-courses can be reused from one semester or year to the next by removing the sections that ar...

Edit Multiple Due Dates

The Edit Dates report lets you review and update due dates, cut-off dates, and other timed events...

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