Moodle 101 for Faculty

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Add Someone to Your Class

Adding a colleague, TA, or student to your class (video) 

Adding People to your Moodle Class (print)

Adding Words and Pictures to Moodle

Adding Words and Pictures to Your Class  (video) 

Adding Text and Pictures to Moodle (print)

Advanced Forums 

Forums (Discussion Groups) in Moodle (video)

Creating Advanced Forums You Are Grading (Print)

Creating Advanced Forums You Are Not Grading (Print)

Advanced Forums - Posting To (Print)


Announcements in Moodle  (video) 

Announcements in Moodle (print)

Assignments and Feedback

Creating Assignments in Moodle  (video)

Creating Assignments in Moodle (print)

Assignment Feedback (video)

Re-opening an Assignment for a Student (video)

Receiving Email When Student Submits Work to Assignment (print)


Attendance in Moodle (video)

Backing Up a Course

Backup a Moodle Course

Restoring Courses You Backed Up (print)


Blocks Overview (video)

Docking and Undocking Blocks (video)

Moving Adding and Deleting Blocks (video)

Adding words videos links and pictures to blocks (video)


Books in Moodle (video) 

Books in Moodle (print)


Chat Rooms in Moodle (video)

Cloning (Copying) Your Course

Cloning Courses in Moodle (video)  

Cloning Courses in Moodle (print)  

Cloning Part of Your Course in Moodle (print)

Completion Tracking (Checklists)

Using Completion Tracking to Create Checklists (video)

Completion Tracking using Checklists ‌ (print)

Copying and Pasting in Moodle's Text Editor

PastingText From Microsoft Word (video)

Pasting from Microsoft Word (print)


Click here to access Moodle's copyright resources

Crosslisted Classes Explained

Crosslisted Classes Explained (print)

Download Student Work from Moodle

Download Student Work from Moodle (print)

Duplicating/Copying Labels and Assignments

Using the Duplicate Tool to Copy Course Elements (video)

Duplicating Labels and Assignments (Print)


Email in Moodle  (video)

Evaluation Kit

 Adding Survey Questions to Evaluation Kit (print)

Files and Folders

Adding Files to Your Class (video)

Adding Folders to Your Class (video)

Managing My Private Files (video)

Moving Files in Moodle (print)

Moving deleting renaming subfolders and their contents  (video)

Deleting a File in Moodle (print)

Renaming a File in Moodle (print)


See Advanced Forums.

Getting Started

Moodle Quickstart Guide for Faculty (Print)



Gradebook - Navigating URL (video)

Gradebook - Categories URL (video)

Grade Categories in Gradebook (print)

Gradebook - Quick Grading URL (video)

Gradebook - Custom Scales (video)


Setting Up Groups in Moodle  (video)

Setting Up Group Assignments and Giving Group Feedback (Video)

Setting Up Advanced Forums for Groups (Video)

Restricting Labels, Topics, Files, and Folders by Group (Video) 

Help with Moodle

If you encounter a problem while using Moodle, submit a helpdesk ticket explaining the problem or call 414-382-6700.

Student workers in the computer lab (RC 109B) are also available to help you.

Getting Help in Moodle (video)

Hiding a Course 

Hiding a Moodle Course (video)

Hybrid Course Design

Best Practices for Teaching Hybrid Classes

Curriculum Map Template

Course Expectations Template

Icons in Moodle

Icons in Moodle (video)

Importing Content into Moodle

Importing Content into your Moodle Course (print)

Library Resources

Library Resources for Moodle (link)

Adding a Library Block to Your Moodle Class (video)

Library Resources for Nursing (link)

Linking to Websites

Adding Links to Websites (video)

Adding Links to Moodle (print)

Linking to Videos

See Videos

Look and Feel of Your Class

Changing from Topics to Folder View and Vice Versa (video)

Add or Decrease the Number of Topics in Your Class (video)

Moodle Home Page

Rearranging Classes on Moodle's Home Page  (video)

Rearranging the Front Page of Moodle (print)

Navigating in Moodle

Navigating/Getting Around in Moodle 2.3 - Video (video)

Online Course Design

Moodle Accessibility Part 1 - Designing for a Screen Reader (video)

Accessibility Part 2 (video)

Accessibility and Usability in Moodle Course Design (print)

Orphaned Activities

Orphaned Activities Explained (video)


Pages in Moodle (video)


Updating Your Moodle Profile- Video (video)

Updating Your Moodle Profile  (print)


Quizzes - Part 1 Creating the Quiz (video)

Quizzes - Part 2 Multiple Choice Questions (video)

Quizzes - Part 3 True False Questions (video)

Quizzes - Part 4 Essay Questions (video)

Quizzes - 5 Deleting Student Quiz Attempts (video)

Manually Grading Essay Questions (print)


Video coming soon.

Student Resources

Student Quick Start Guide

Student View

See Viewing Your Moodle Class as a Student


Uploading Your Syllabus (video)

Uploading Your Syllabus (Print)

Templates for Moodle Accessibility/Usability

Contact Tech Services.

Text Editor 

Using Moodle's Text Editor  (video) 


Moving and hiding topics (video)

Ungraded Assignments

Finding Ungraded Assignments on Moodle's Home Page (Video)

Running an Ungraded Assignments Report in Your Moodle Class (Video)




Embedding Videos in Moodle (video)

Linking to Videos in Moodle  (video)

Adding Links to Moodle (print)

Viewing Your Moodle Class as a Student

Viewing Your Moodle Class as a Student (video) 

Xlist Classes Explained

See Crosslisted Classes