Tech Documentation

Add/Remove Users in a Moodle Site

Posted January 24, 2020

A role determines what privileges and powers an individual has within a Moodle course. Moodle Roles Moodle has two “Teacher” roles, both of which enable the user to view and grade coursework of students in the course: Teacher: Can also create and edit course resources (e.g. files, URLs, etc.) and activities (e.g., Quizzes, Forums). Non-editing […]

Collecting and Sharing Audiovisual Assignments

Posted January 13, 2020

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 […]

Calendar in Moodle

Posted August 15, 2019
Screen shot of Moodle Calendar block

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 Course

Posted August 1, 2019

By default, all Moodle courses are visible to Participants, meaning that Teachers, Registered students and Auditors can see them as soon as they are enrolled in a course site. For academic courses this means that students who have preregistered for the course can view and enter the course site on Moodle before classes start, and […]

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 […]

Add or Change Your Photo in Moodle

Posted June 10, 2019

1) Look for your name in the upper right-hand corner of Moodle. (You should be able to see this from any page on the Moodle site.) Click on “Profile” and then “Edit Profile” near the top on the left side under “User Details“. 3) Scroll down to  “User Picture” towards the bottom of the page and […]

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