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TopicVideo AvailableQuickTake Instructions

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1ADMINISTRATION TASKS: COURSE SETTINGS

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1a Adding/Removing Topic SectionsVideoAdmin / Settings / Number of weeks/topics / select number / Save Changes

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1bChange Course Format (ie. to Weekly)Admin / Settings / Format / Weekly Format / Number of Weeks / Course Start Date / Save Changes

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1cMake a Course Unavailable to StudentsAdmin / Settings / Availability / This course is NOT available to students / Save Changes

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1dCreate a Metcourse (common course available to multiple course)Contact the Moodle Administrator to discuss options. email: nazmoodleteam@zimbra.naz.edu

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2ADMINISTRATION TASKS: ASSIGN ROLES (adding students/teachers)

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2aAdding Students to a courseVideoAdmin / Assign Roles / Student / Enter name in Search / Search / Select Name / Add / Assign Roles in course

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2bAdding Other Teachers to a courseAdmin / Assign Roles / Teacher / Enter name in Search / Search / Select Name / Add / Assign Roles in course

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2cRemoving Students or Teachers from a courseYou can only remove individuals from a course if you have enrolled them manually. If the individuals were added automatically via the normal file downloads, you must contact the Moodle Admin with the course number and the individual's name(s)

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3ADMINISTRATION TASKS: GROUPS

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3aCreating GroupsVideoAdmin / Groups / Create Group / Group Name / Save Changes / Repeat to create additional groups

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3bAssigning Users to GroupsAdmin / Groups /Select the Group / Select from Potential Members / Add / Back to groups / Repeat

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4ADMINISTRATION TASKS: IMPORT

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4aCopy Content from a course into this course shellAdmin / Import / Courses I have taught / Select course with content / Use this course / Select desired content / Continue... (***Be sure the new course consists of the same number of topic sections. If not, add more prior to importing)

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5MANAGING BLOCKSEverything below requires you to first Turn editing on

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5aAdding New BlocksVideoClick Pulldown Blocks menu / Select one block / Click and drag to position / edit or set up if necessary / Turn editing off

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5bRemoving a BlockSelect red X / Turn off editing

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5cMoving a BlockClick and hold on the gray title bar / move cursor to new location and release / Turn off editing

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5dHiding a Block from Student viewClick closed Hide Icon (eyeball) / Turn off editing

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6MANAGING IMAGESEverything below requires you to first Turn editing on

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DO NOT COPY/PASTE IMAGES DIRECTLY INTO MOODLE! READ ON...

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6aPlacing Banner Image at top of Course PageSelect Edit Summary Icon in top course section / Click in Summary editing box / Select Insert Image icon / Click on name of image (if not there it must be first uploaded via Browse-Upload) / Adjust layout / enter Alternate Text / OK / Save changes

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6bPlacing Image at top of any Topic or Weekly SectionSelect Edit Summary Icon next to number / Click in Summary editing box / Select Insert Image icon / Click on name of image (if not there it must be first uploaded via Browse-Upload) / Adjust layout / enter Alternate Text / OK / Save changes

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6cPlacing a Link to an image on the course pageAdd a Resource (pull-down) / Link to a File or Website / Name the image / Choose or upload a file / Click Choose in the action column next to the image (if it is not listed it must be imported first via Upload a file - Browse) / Save and return to course

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6dInserting an image into a Web Page (same process for adding images to any text editor)Add a Resource (pull-down) / Compose a Webpage / Name the page / Click in the Compose a web page editor / Select the Insert Image icon / Click on name of image (if not there it must be first uploaded via Browse-Upload) / Adjust layout / enter Alternate Text / OK / Save changes

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6ePreparing Multiple Images for Display in a Gallery - Using a Zip fileAdmin / Files / Upload a file / Browse for and select the .zip file / Upload / In the Action column (far right) select Unzip / locate the new folder and rename if necessary. This folder is called a Directory and will be linked from the main course page (below)

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6fPreparing Multiple Images for Display in a Gallery - If the images are already in your FilesAdmin / Files / Make a Folder / Name the folder - Create / Check the boxes for all desired images / With chosen files (pull-down menu) select Move to Another folder / Click the name of the folder / Move files to here. This folder is called a Directory and will be linked from the main course page (below)

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6gDisplaying Images in a Lightbox GalleryAdd a resource / Add a lightbox gallery / Name / Description / Image directory (select folder with images, see above) / Advanced (optional settings) / Save and return to course

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6hRe-sizing Images prior to uploading to Moodle on a MacOpen with Preview / Tools / Adjust Size / Fit into... 320X240 Pixels (about 1/3 window size) / OK. Select smaller size for thumbnails or larger for full size (640X480).

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6iRe-sizing Images prior to uploading to Moodle on a PCOpen with Paint / Image / Attribute: 320X240 Pixels (about 1/3 window size) / Save. Select smaller size for thumbnails or larger for full size (640X480).

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6jEmbed YouTube Videos VideoTurn editing on / Open a text editor (summary, web page, assignment, forum) / Enter text to be displayed on page / Place cursor where you want video player to appear and add some simple text ("video") / Navigate to YouTube video and copy the Full URL (share) / Back in Moodle highlight (select) the place holder text ("video") / Select the chain link icon (insert web link) / Paste tin he YouTube url / Give it a title / OK. The text will appear and the video player will appear in place of the placeholder text.

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7MANAGING TEXT - Entering DirectlyEverything below requires you to first Turn editing on

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7aEntering Text Directly in Moodle Topic SectionSelect Edit summary Icon at top left of section / Enter text directly in composition window / use formatting tools to edit / Save changes

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7bEntering Text Directly in a LabelAdd a resource / Add a label / Enter text in editing window / format text / Save and return to course

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7cEntering Text Directly in Text PageAdd a resource / Compose a Text page / Name / Very brief summary / Compose a text page - enter text directly / Format Plain text or Moodle Auto-format / Save and return to course. You cannot format the text entered in the composition window. It will display as plain, unformatted text.

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7dEntering Text Directly in a Web pageAdd a resource / Compose a Web page / Name / Very brief summary / Enter text directly / Employ formatting tools to create page / Add links, images, tables etc. / Save and return to course. This will display a fully formatted page.

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7eEntering Text Directly in an Activity moduleAdd an activity / select the activity / enter text as above (Entering text on a webpage)

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8MANAGING TEXT - Coping Text from MS OfficeDO NOT COPY/PASTE TEXT FROM A MICROSOFT WORD DOCUMENTS INTO MOODLE! Read on...

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8a"Copy/Paste" content from Microsoft Word the correct wayVideo In the Microsoft Word Document: Save As...Web Page (.HTM or HTML) / Save only the Displayed Information / Open the new saved HTML version / select the text to copy to Moodle / Copy / In Moodle html text editing window Paste / Edit / Save and return to course.

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9MANAGING DOCUMENTS: UPLOADING

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9aUploading individual files (.doc, pdf, ppt. etcVideoAdmin / Files / Upload a file / Browse / Search for and select the file / Upload this File. This places it in your course Files.

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9bUploading multiple files (zipped)Video(After having created a zipped file) Admin / Files / Upload a file / Browse / Search for and select the .zip file / Upload this File / Action Column: Unzip. This unzips the file into a new folder (directory) where the documents can be accessed.

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10MANAGING DOCUMENTS: CREATING LINKS IN COURSE PAGESEverything below requires you to first Turn editing on

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10aLink to a File (Displaying documents, ie. doc, pdf, ppt) on the course pageVideoAdd a resource / Link to a file or web page / Name / Very brief summary / Location - Choose or Upload a file / Locate the file / In Action column select Choose / Save and return to course

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10bDisplay a Directory (Create and link to a folder)VideoAdd a resource /Display a directory / Name / Display a Directory / Select the folder (directory) from the pulldown menu / Save and return to course. A folder icon is displayed which opens to a new page listing all of the individual documents it contains

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10cEmbed links to document in a new Web pageAdd a resource / Compose a Web page / Enter text that will be the link to the document / highlight text to be linked / Select the chain link icon (insert web link) / Browse button / Locate and select the target document / Title it / OK (This is the same procedure regardless of whether if is done in Resources or within an Activity text editor.)