Welcome to Moodle!
If you are new to Moodle, we've got you covered. Here you'll find articles on the basic functions that you'll need to know to get started, as well as information about easy-to-use tools that make teaching and learning smoother for all of us.
If you prefer to learn by watching rather than reading, log into Moodle and click on the link to enroll in Moodle Support Theater for video tutorials on these and other topics. For assistance, please contact the Center for Instructional Support or submit a ticket.
First Things First
Here's what you need to know to get started in Moodle.
Moodle Basics for Faculty
Download this comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about getting started in Moodle at SOU—provides context for the articles below.
Take a quick look at getting around in Moodle.
Meet the "Atto" Editor
Familiarize yourself with editing options in Moodle textboxes.
Edit Your Profile
Provide a description of your expertise and interests and add an image to connect with your students.
Post a File
Upload your course syllabus, readings, slides and other files by dragging and dropping them onto your course page.
Create an Announcement
Post a welcome message or course news—course participants will receive an email message when you add an announcement.
Add a Page
Create a link to more information in a separate web page—great for providing material in text, a series of web links and/or video links.
Add a URL
Post a link to an external website.
Create a Label
Use labels to provide subheadings or snippets of information on your main course page.
Switch to Student View
See how your course will look to your learners.
Make Your Course Available
Provide access to your course by making it visible.