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Quick Tour #2- Editing a Course

When you first view your new courses, you will want to begin populating the site with your course material. First, you will need to turn editing on for the course. The Turn Edit On button is a colored button in the top navigation bar with two pencil icons. When...
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Quick Tour #3- Viewing in Different Roles

Course instructors are assigned the role of Professor for their courses.  Students in the class have the role of Student.  As you create your course, you may want to review the student view of the course to ensure things appear as you expect. To switch roles: 1. In...
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Quick Tour #4- Publishing a Course

At the beginning of the semester, Moodle site shells are created for all classes and students enrolled in the class will appear on the roster of Participants for the corresponding Moodle course.  Students, however, cannot see the Moodle site until an instructor makes...
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Quick Tour #5- Making Course Announcements

Moodle’s Announcements feature is a convenient way for you to communicate to students with timely information.  Use it, for example, to make announcements about changes to the schedule, reminders about upcoming assignments or any other information you want to...
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Quick Tour #1- Finding a Course

There are multiple methods for locating your courses Dashboard From the Moodle home page, click on the Dashboard button located below the Oxy banner. Use the Filter drop-down menu to choose which courses to display Filter options: In progress - This will list your...
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Moodle is the Learning Management System (LMS) used by Occidental College. Moodle is a convenient way for you to contact, deliver content to and assess your students.

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Moodle Office Hours

Mondays, 10-11am
Thursdays, 3-4pm
Darren Hall’s Office (Academic Commons 225) or by appointment.

Darren Hall

Darren Hall

Academic Technologist

halld@oxy.edu