Moodle Support for Faculty and Students

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Faculty Support
Adding Graphic Alerts to a Moodle Course
This document provides directions and code to add alerts, a graphic element used across the internet to call attention to important information, to a Moodle course.
Faculty Support
Adding Faculty Contact Information Boxes to Moodle

This document provides the HTML code and explains how to add “contact information” design elements to a Moodle course.

Faculty Support
Horizontal Design Elements in Moodle

This document will provide the directions and HTML code to create a variety of horizontal design elements in Moodle

Faculty Support
Adding Color Headers to a Moodle Label or Page

This document provides the instructions and code to add a “color header” design feature to a Moodle Label.

Moodle Support
Creating Announcement Cards in Moodle

This document provides the html code and directions for adding announcement boxes as a design element to a Moodle section, page, or label.

Accessibility Support
Making Moodle Accessible for Everyone

This Moodle site provides resources on making course sites accessible. It includes a recording of the related workshop and a short assessment to earn the Moodle Accessibility badge.

Accessibility Support
Recording: Making Moodle Accessible for Everyone

Recording of workshop focused on making Moodle sites accessible. The accompanying Moodle site and resources can be found here; you can earn your Moodle Accessibility badge by completing the assessment at the bottom of the Moodle course.

Moodle Support
Using the Moodle Messaging App

This video demonstrates how to send messages to other users within Moodle.

Moodle Support
Setting Moodle Notifications Preferences

This video demonstrates how to set preferences for receiving notifications in Moodle.

Moodle Support
Moodle Notifications

This document explains how to access and adjust a user’s notifications and alerts within Moodle.

Moodle Support
Moodle Messaging App

This document will explain how to use the Moodle Messaging application.

Student Support
Linking to OneDrive Files in Moodle

This document describes how to upload files to OneDrive then link to them in Moodle assignments and discussions.

Student Support
Video: Linking to OneDrive Files in Moodle

This video will demonstrate how to upload a file to OneDrive then link to that file in Moodle assignments and discussions.

All-Campus Support
Changing Passwords

Changing your password through your UMW email account will also change your password in Moodle. If you can’t remember your old password, call Tech Support at 406-683-7777.

Faculty Support
Creating H5P Content

H5P is an open source, “no code” application that allows instructors to create a variety of interactive learning objects. This document will explain how to get started.

Student Support
Hiding Courses in Moodle

This short video explains how that you can hide past courses in Moodle.

Faculty Support
Using Groups

Teachers can create groups in Moodle to facilitate student collaboration in an online environment. This document describes how faculty can set activities to only be available for certains groups as well as sort submissions by group.

Faculty Support
Creating and Editing Groups in Moodle

Teachers can create groups in Moodle to facilitate student collaboration in an online environment. This document provides information about the different group modes and how to create then edit groups.

Faculty Support
Evidence-Based Practice: Good Online Course Design

This short asynchronous workshop covers priniciples of good online course design. Completing the workshop should take approximately 30 minutes.

Faculty Support
Evidence-Based Practice: Good Online Teaching

This short asynchronous workshop covers applying best practices in undergraduate education to online courses. Completing the workshop should take approximately 30 minutes.

Faculty Support
Video: Speechify and Moodle Tips

UMW English Faculty Bethany Blankenship shares how she customizes her Moodle site and uses Speechify to increase accessibility. Recorded in Fall of 2020 as part of UMW’s Faculty Conference.

Faculty Support
Creating Moodle Quizzes

This short courses will walk you through setting up a Moodle quiz and adding/editing questions. You must be a part of the faculty Moodle 101 course to access this resource.

Faculty Support
Creating Moodle Discussion Forums

This short course will cover creating and using Moodle Open Forums to create online discussions. You must be a part of the faculty Moodle 101 course to access this resource.

Faculty Support
Creating Assignment Submission Folders

This short course will walk through setting up Assignment folders in Moodle to collect student work. You must be a part of the faculty Moodle 101 course to access this resource.

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