Tech Documentation

Back Up a Moodle Site

Posted August 5, 2020

Under the terms of our Moodle Policies, LITS will guarantee that course content remains available to Teachers for at least two years. If you need to move course materials from an old Moodle site (such as moodlearchive.brynmawr.edu) to a new Moodle site, or you want archival copies of your courses for long-term storage, you can […]

Enroll/Unenroll Participants in Moodle

Posted July 31, 2020
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If you have a Teacher role in a Moodle course, you can enroll other participants in it to give them access. The role you give them determines what they can do in the course. See Which Role Should I Use? below for a list of roles and what they are permitted to do. Prefer videos? […]

Copy Materials from Old to New Moodle

Posted July 15, 2020
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While you can use Import or the Sharing Cart to copy materials between Moodle courses on the same server, the only way to move materials from the old Moodle site to the new one is to Back Up the course on the old server and Restore to upload it into a course on the new […]

Calendar in Moodle

Posted August 15, 2019
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Did you know Moodle has a built-in calendar? Using the Calendar The Moodle Calendar block is always visible on your Dashboard. It may also be visible in particular courses if a Teacher in the course has added it. Orange highlights indicate dates with course-related events, such as deadlines for Moodle Assignments and Quizzes or Scheduler […]

Getting Started in Moodle (for Students)

Posted August 13, 2019

Are you new to Bryn Mawr and just learning how to use Moodle, or a returning student who would like a refresher on how to make the most of Moodle for engaging with your courses? We’ve aggregated some posts on key tasks in Moodle that we hope will help as you begin the new academic […]

Getting Started in Moodle (for Faculty)

Posted August 13, 2019

Are you a new faculty member, or do you need a refresher on how to set up your Moodle course? We’ve aggregated some posts on key tasks in Moodle that we hope will help as you prepare your courses for this academic year. Accessibility Issues in Moodle Courses Add or Change Your Photo in Moodle […]

Customize Your Course

Posted August 1, 2019

Moodle has several new features that allow you to customize your course: Add a Description | Add an Image |  Star Courses

Accessibility Tips in Moodle Courses

Posted August 1, 2019

As a college with a diverse and vibrant community, it is important to keep in mind accessibility issues for those with visual, auditory, and learning disabilities. When using Moodle at Bryn Mawr, Web Accessibility needs to be a constant concern for faculty, staff, and students. Print impaired users typically access the web by enlarging text, […]

Hide/Show Entire Moodle Course

Posted August 1, 2019

By default, all Moodle courses are visible to all Participants. All teachers, non-editing teachers, registered students and auditors will be able to see and enter a course as soon as they are enrolled it. This allows instructors to share course materials (syllabi, etc.) with pre-registered students before classes start; they will have access to the […]

Hide/Show Sections and Items in Moodle Courses

Posted June 13, 2019

Want to start working on a course, but don’t want Participants to see the unfinished product? Want to upload resources that are just for Teachers? Moodle lets you hide sections, Activities, and Resources, making them invisible to the students, but always available to you. Open and closed eye The key to hiding in Moodle is […]

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