eLearning Tips, Tricks, and Helpful Documents

If you are an instructor at UMW, here you will find various documents to help with providing the highest quality eLearning experience for your students. If you are a student, you will find documents that will help make your life easier.

You can browse the list of topics, search for topics of interest, or begin by using the quicklinks for Faculty, Students, and Moodle below.

97 documents
Moodle Support
Creating and Printing a Course Roster from Moodle
This video demonstrates how to create a printable course roster from the Moodle participants list.
Faculty Support
Online Course Quality Guidelines

This document, based on MT Office of Higher Education guidelines, summarizes the qualities of effective online courses.

Faculty Support
Using the UMW HTML Code Generator

In this video, Dr. Debbie Seacrest explains how to use the HTML code generator to create announcements, alerts, and other items then add them to your Moodle site. Screen shots of the steps can be found here.

Student Support
Scanning with Apple Mobile Devices

This document describes how to scan documents using an iPhone or iPad.

Student Support
Scanning with Android Devices

This document describes how to scan documents with Android phones and tablets.

Faculty Support
Resetting “Collapsed Topics” in Moodle 4.0

This document describes how to reset a Moodle 4.0 course that still looks as if it’s using “Collapsed Topics”.

Faculty Support
Eliminating a Horizontal Scroll Bar in Moodle 4.0

This document provides directions for eliminating a horizontal slider in Moodle 4.0 as the result of a large image.

Student Support
Vox Screenreader for the Chrome Browser

This video explains how to add, then operate, the Vox screenreader extension for the Chrome browser.