Faculty - Quick How to Video's:Where did my files go? - Find/Open/Download Your Files - For those previously used courses
Visible - Show/Hide - Make Course & Gradebook Visible, Show/Hide Items, Blocks & Student Views
Backup & Restore - Backup Your Course
Text - Add a Label - Text Area
Links - Add URL or Website Link Files - Drag to Add - Edit - Move & Delete Files
Folders - Add Folder & Files into Folder
Assignments - Create Single or Multiple Assignment Links
Quickmail - Add a Signature & Send an Email
YouTube Video's - Adding YouTube Video's - 3 ways
Reading Lists - Search & Create a Library Reading List using the External Tools
Groups - Create & Add Users to a Group
Forum - Adding a Forum
My Private Files - Add File then Link to that File & Replace a Linked File
Faculty - Quick Reference Sheets:Visible & Show/Hide - Make Course & Gradebook Visible, Show/Hide & Student View
Backup & Restore - Backup your course without student data
Text - Add/Edit/Move Text
Links - Add a URL or website link
Folders/Files - Add a Folder & Files into a Folder
Assignments - Create an Assignment Link, How to Open, Grade & more
Quickmail - Signature & Emails
Reading Lists - Search & Create a Library Reading List using External Tools
Groups - Create a Group Add Users to a Group
Forum - Add a Forum to a course
Grades - Export Grades into Excel
Users - Enroll and Change Role
My Private Files - Add Files, Link & Replace Files
Self-Enrolling - Handy for Departmental Courses
Tile & Image - Add a Title & Image to Top of a Moodle Course
Adding Assignments - Adding an Assignment - How to Video
Student - Quick Reference Sheets:
How do I log into Moodle?
Go to Gateway and use your Dickinson Username and Active Directory or Network password to login. If you have forgotten the password you may be able to reset it using the Password Self Serve Utility. Otherwise, contact the Help Desk by email at email@example.com, or call 717-245-1000 or stop in to the Helpdesk which is located in the lower level of the Library. (Hours: 8am till 5pm). Once you are logged into the Gateway you will see a Moodle icon in the upper area.
What browser should I use?
Mozilla Firefox is the recommended browser for both Mac and Windows. Mac users will not see the formatting toolbar if using Safari.
How do you use Spell Check in Moodle?
The red wavy line appears when a word is misspelled. Click on the CNTL key and right mouse to find correct word choices to replace the word with.
Is every course taught using Moodle?
It is up to the instructor of the course if they decide to use Moodle for their courses. Once you are logged into Moodle look for the list of your courses. Moodle is found within the Gateway.
Can Students see the course immediately?
By default are course are not Visible (not available) until you make them Visible under the Administration Block, Edit Setting, under Visible select Show. Remember to Save.
A student dropped my class but that student is still listed in my course. Do I need to do anything for the student?
No, Drop/Adds will be processed in the system within 24 hours of a student dropping the course through Banner Self Serve.
How do I find my courses?
After you log in you should see a list of your courses in the middle of the Moodle window. Once you are in the course, you will see the main navigation bar across the top which will show the name of the course/s. This is the way to move around within the course site. As an instructor the arrangement of the blocks on the left and right can be different but the center column should always contain the primary content areas for the course.
What does Meta Courses mean in Moodle for an Faculty/Instructor?
To put it simply, a meta-course is a combination of other courses. Here at Dickinson, we use meta-courses to simplify the management of cross listed courses. Faculty/Instructor Details.
How does a Faculty/Instructor backup course/s?
Backup & Restore your course/s. - How to Video to Backup & Restore a Course
Where can I get more help?
On-Line Shared Moodle Help or contact the helpdesk at 717-245-1000 (x1000 on campus) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the lower level of the Library. Moodle folks share documentation on the
Moodle Documentation page.