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Migrate a Moodle Organization Site from Moodle Archive to Current Moodle

Posted June 7, 2017

First, log in to and click on the link under Moodle Site Request, so that LITS can make a site on the new Moodle server for you. You can give it the same name or a different one — your choice. Second, create a backup file of the old site on the Moodle Archive server, if you haven’t already […]

Back Up a Moodle Site (with User Data)

Posted June 7, 2017

Including enrolled user data greatly increases the size of a backup and may produce a file that must be securely stored. You only need to include enrolled user data if: You are migrating a Moodle Organization site from Moodle Archive to the current Moodle site and you need to keep user submissions, posts, comments, etc. You […]

Adding Links to Specific Tegrity Videos in Moodle

Posted May 22, 2017
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Clicking on the Tegrity Campus link in a the McGraw-Hill AAIRS block within a Moodle course, takes you to a Tegrity page listing all of the recordings associated with that course, as show below.   But what if you want to direct viewers to a specific recording in that list? Every recording in Tegrity has a […]

Collecting and Sharing Audiovisual Assignments

Posted February 7, 2017

Faculty planning to assign projects that require students to produce audiovisual recordings may be wondering about how to collect this work. Examples of recording assignments might include longform edited audio pieces, weekly recorded oral practice in language courses, or recordings of group presentations. This Tech Doc is a comparison of several tools that might be used […]

Guide to Cleaning Up Moodle

Posted January 5, 2017

Cleaning up your Moodle courses? Please review the following guide in full before beginning.

Forums in Moodle

Posted September 9, 2016

Need a space for you and your students to have discussions? Have response questions that your students need to reply and comment on? Here are step-by-step instructions on how to add the Forum, as well as helpful information on the different types of forums and settings. 1. Select “Forum” from the “Add an activity or resource” […]

Moodle FAQ

Posted August 29, 2016
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Course Access Q: My instructor says that I am enrolled in their course but I cannot access it on Moodle. I found the course manually on Moodle but I could not enroll myself in this course. What should I do? Q: I realized I am not enrolled in the Moodle site for an Organization I […]

Having Trouble Logging in to Moodle?

Posted August 27, 2015

Heard about Moodle, but not sure how to get in? No problem! Here is the URL to Moodle: Bryn Mawr Students: Use your email username and password to log in. Your username is just the first part of your email address. Using your whole email address to log in will create a new user which […]

New Features/Changes in Moodle

Posted July 10, 2015
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The latest update in Moodle was a fairly minor one, but some great new features/changes were added: 1) The text editor has been updated and improved. Now, there is a cleaner interface, with the most commonly used icons visible and the other icons in the “Toolbar toggle” icon on the far left. The icons that have […]

Reordering your courses and Customizing your homepage in Moodle

Posted January 22, 2015

Have too many courses and only need to regularly access a few? Have older courses that you no longer need but not an administrator of? This new version of Moodle now has a way for everyone to customize their homepage and decide which courses appear on the home page, in whatever order they wish. Near […]

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