The Guide begins with some basic information on Moodle and how to navigate once you get there. It also offers suggestions of what you can add to your course.
GSC’s online courses use modules and blocks to segment the course learning and resources into smaller components.
Modify the Dashboard, the landing page when you first log into Moodle, including organization and visibility of courses in the Course Overview section.
There are several areas where users can manage subscription preferences. Each is outlined here.
Follow the instructions for preparing your Moodle course using the GSC Moodle Course Template for online, hybrid and blended courses.
Useful hints to get you up and running fast.
Your profile contains personal information about you that other users can view by clicking on your name in Moodle. Standard profile information includes your name, location (City/Town/Country), email address (if you chose to make it accessible), the list of courses you are enrolled in, a picture (if you choose to insert one) and your interests.
Was your course copied from one term to another? If so, before your course goes live there are several things you should check. Here’s a short list of essentials.
Did you know that you have a Moodle course shell ready and waiting for you to use? Approximately 3 months prior to the start of the term, every credit-bearing course being taught at the college automatically gets a Moodle course shell in eLearning+. Registered students are automatically added to your course.
If the length of your course is changing (e.g. 12 to 6 weeks), see these helpful tips for conceptualizing your course redesign.
GSC provides instructional design support for all faculty who wish to use Moodle regardless of the delivery format. Select Instructional Design Support from the "How can we help you" drop-down menu.