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Add Participants

Please note that while it is possible for instructors to manually add or remove participants to a Moodle course, this method should only be used in exceptional cases. Enrollment in Moodle courses is handled through synchronization with the Registrar’s Office...

Back Up a Course

If you want to save the information from an entire course into one file, you can back up your course.  Backing up your course regularly and saving the file to another location (e.g. Google Drive and/or an external hard drive) is a best practice to ensure continuity in...

Adding an Assignment Extension

Click on the AssignmentClick on the gear icon in the upper right of the page and select User overrides from the dropdown menu 3. Click Add user override button 4. Search for the name of the student and then enter new due date and/or cutoff dates...

Add a Forum

Forums are helpful for students to engage in academic or class related discussions outside of the traditional classroom setting. 1. On your Moodle page, go to the upper right side and Turn Editing On, then click in the section of the course page that you would like...

Find Previous Courses

My courses sidebar On the Moodle homepage down the right side you will see a My courses sidebar list of your courses. The top of the list will show any currently visible courses (current semester, immediate past semester and any sites with no end date). These are all...

Topics and Blocks

The layout of a Moodle course can be broken down into two types of content areas: topics and blocks. The topics appear in the main content area of the page, and blocks appear in the right sidebar. Topics Some faculty use topics to distinguish course meetings, weeks,...