Moodle 3.2: Essential Training

Take a deep dive into Moodle and explore the features of this ever-popular, free learning management system (LMS). In this course, education expert Oliver Schinkten shows how to create an online course, highlighting some of the features that are new to Moodle 3.2 along the way. He explains how to construct a course in which students can access resources, submit assignments, take assessments, join online discussions, and more. He explores how to start with a blank course shell, and then customize it for a specific course by adjusting the layout, adding resources, and including activities. Plus, Oliver goes over some best practices—such as saving a backup of your course—to help you get the most out of Moodle.

Topics include:
  • Downloading and installing Moodle
  • New features in Moodle 3.2
  • Navigating a Moodle course
  • Customizing your profile and notification settings
  • Using inline help
  • Creating a course
  • Adding resources to course sections
  • Using labels
  • Customizing the look and layout of your course
  • Adding assignments, quizzes, forums, and surveys
  • Managing course participants
  • Setting up the Moodle gradebook
  • Saving a backup of your course