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Moodle 101 for Faculty

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Link to Procedures

Add Someone to Your Class

Adding Someone to Your Class (print)

Adding Words and Pictures to Moodle

See Labels

Advanced Forums

See Forums


Announcements in Moodle (print)  

Assignments and Feedback

Creating Assignments in Moodle  (video)

Creating Assignments in Moodle(print)  

Assignment Feedback (video)

Downloading Assignment Submissions (video)

Re-opening an Assignment for a Student (video)

Receiving Email When Student Submits Work to Assignment (print)

Selecting Specific Co-Instructors to Give Feedback to Students at Various Steps of the Assessment Process (video)

Creating and Sharing a Google Doc (print)

Uploading Google Docs to Moodle (video)

Uploading Files From Dropbox to Moodle (video)


Attendance in Moodle (video)

Attendance in Moodle (print)

Backing Up a Course

Backing up Moodle Courses (print)  

Cloning courses selectively for faculty ‌(print)

Restoring Courses You Backed Up (print)  

Note: See Importing Material into a Course


Coming soon!


Adding an HTML Block to Moodle  (print)  


See Google 101


Books in Moodle (video)

Books in Moodle (print)


Chat Rooms in Moodle (video)

Cloning (Copying) Your Course

See Importing Material into a Course

Completion Tracking (Checklists)

Completion Tracking using Checklists (print)  


Click here to access Moodle's copyright resources

Download Student Work from Moodle

Download Student Work from Moodle (print)  

Download Student Work from Moodle (video)

Duplicating/Copying Labels and Assignments

Using the Duplicating Tool to Copy Course Elements (video)

Duplicating Labels and Assignments in Moodle 2.6 (print)


Email in Moodle (video)

Evaluation Kit

Evaluation Kit - Adding Questions (print)

Faculty Quick Start Guide

Moodle Quick Start Guide for Faculty (print)  

Feedback for Assignments

See Assignments and Feedback

Feedback Survey

Moodle Feedback Survey (print)

Formats in Moodle

Single Activity Format (video)


Forums (Discussion Groups) in Moodle (video)

Reports to Run on Forum Participation (print)  

Advanced Forums Graded (print)     

Advanced Forums Ungraded (print)

Files and Folders

Adding, Renaming and Deleting files in Moodle (video)

Creating or Uploading Folders (video)

Moving a File in Moodle (print)

Moving deleting renaming subfolders and their contents  (video)‌

Deleting a File in Moodle (print)

Renaming a File in Moodle (print)


Gradebook Overview - Moodle 3.2  (video)

Gradebook - Navigating URL (video)

Gradebook - Categories URL (video)

Gradebook - Setup/Categories (print)

Gradebook - Quick Grading URL (video)

Gradebook - Custom Scales (video)


Setting Up Groups in Moodle  (video)

Setting Up Group Assignments and Giving Group Feedback (Video)

Setting Up Advanced Forums for Groups (Video)

Restricting Labels, Topics, Files, and Folders by Group (Video)

Group Choice - Allows Students to Pick Their Group (Video)

Group Choice - Allows Students to Pick Their Group (Print)

Headings in Moodle

See Usability/Accessibility

Help with Moodle

If you encounter a problem while using Moodle, submit a helpdesk ticket explaining the problem or call 414-382-6700.

Student workers in the computer lab (RC 109B) are also available to help you.

Drop in help is available weekdays at noon in RC-109G

Hiding a Course

Hiding a Course in Moodle (video)

Hiding a Moodle Course, Topic or Object (print)

Hybrid Course Design

Best Practices for Teaching Hybrid Classes

Recommended Tools for Hybrid Teaching

Usability/Accessibility Checklist

Curriculum Map Templatet

Importing Content into Moodle

Importing Content into your Moodle Course (print)  

Importing Content into your Moodle Course (video)

Labels for adding Text and Pictures

Adding Text and Pictures using Labels (video)

Adding Text and Pictures in Moodle(print)  

Applying standard styles to your Moodle headings (video)

Library Resources

Library Resources for Moodle A-Z (link)

Library Resources for Moodle by Department (link)

Adding a Library Block to Your Moodle Class (video)

Adding a Library Block to Your Moodle Class (print)

Linking to Web Resources in Moodle

Linking to Web Resources in Moodle (print)  

Linking to Videos

See Videos

Look and Feel of Your Class

Changing the Number of of Topics and Theme (video)

Increase or Decrease the Number of Topics in your Moodle Course (video)

Applying standard styles to your Moodle headings (video)

Changing custom headings back to the standard format (video)

Changing headings from standard colors to custom colors

Skype Online for Web Meetings

See Skype for Business

Moving Elements in Moodle

Moving Elements in Moodle (video)

Moving a File in Moodle (print)

Navigating in Moodle

Coming soon!

OneDrive for Business

Using OneDrive for Business (print)

Online Course Design

Moodle Accessibility Part 1 - Designing for a Screen Reader (video)

Accessibility Part 2 (video)

Orphaned Activities

Orphaned Activities Explained (video)


Pages in Moodle (video)


Updating Your Moodle Profile  (print)  


See email (video)


Quizzes - Part 1 Creating the Quiz (print)  

Quizzes - Part 2 Multiple Choice Questions (video)

Quizzes - Part 3 True False Questions (video)

Quizzes - Part 4 Essay Questions (video)

Quizzes - 5 Deleting Student Quiz Attempts (video)

Manually Grading Quizzes in Moodle (print)

Extending a Quiz Deadline for a Single Student (print)

Rearranging Classes on Moodle’s Home Page

Rearranging Classes on the Front Page of Moodle (Updates Coming Soon!)


Available Moodle Reports (print)


Instructions for Creating Screencasts (print)


Using the Moodle Scheduler to Create Appointment Slots for Students (print)

Skype for Business

Using Skype for Business for Hosting Web Meetings‌ (print)

Skype for Business for Students (print)

Student Folder

Using the Student Folder in Moodle to Share Documents (print)

Student View

See Viewing Your Moodle Class as a Student


Uploading Your Syllabus (video)

Editing the Syllabus Template (Print)

Download Syllabus Template here

Templates for Moodle

Moodle Accessibility Template (click the template link, and download the file by clicking this icon  Restore the file into your blank class using these instructions.)


Moving and Hiding Topics (video) Coming soon

Usability/Accessibility in Moodle

Usability/Accessibility Checklist

Moodle Heading Levels/Accessibility Handout 

Ungraded Assignments

See All Assignments You Have to Grade with the Marking Manager Block

Finding Ungraded Assignments on Moodle's Home Page (Video)

Running an Ungraded Assignments Report in Your Moodle Class (Video)


Embedding Videos in Moodle (video)

Linking to Videos in Moodle  (video)

Video Feedback Using Medial

Video Feedback for Moodle Assignments with Medial (Video)

Video Feedback for Moodle Assignments with Medial (Print)

Viewing Your Moodle Class as a Student

View Your Class As A Student (Print)