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* [http://fusionfinds.wordpress.com/2011/11/15/designing-aesthetically-pleasing-moodle-courses/ Designing Aesthetically Pleasing Moodle Courses]
 
* [http://fusionfinds.wordpress.com/2011/11/15/designing-aesthetically-pleasing-moodle-courses/ Designing Aesthetically Pleasing Moodle Courses]
 
* [http://www.learnbydoing.org/2012/03/designing-moodle-courses-vs-scroll-of-death/ Designing Moodle Courses vs Scroll of Death]
 
* [http://www.learnbydoing.org/2012/03/designing-moodle-courses-vs-scroll-of-death/ Designing Moodle Courses vs Scroll of Death]
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* [http://doridccc.wordpress.com/2012/04/26/tips-for-creating-a-moodle-course-3/ Tips for Creating a Moodle Course]
  
 
====Education====
 
====Education====
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* [http://www.cats-pyjamas.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/MoodleToolGuideforTeachers_May2010_JS.pdf Moodle Tool Guide for Teachers (PDF)]
 
* [http://www.cats-pyjamas.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/MoodleToolGuideforTeachers_May2010_JS.pdf Moodle Tool Guide for Teachers (PDF)]
 
* [http://blogs.elon.edu/technology/teaching-and-learning/5-design-strategies-to-engage-your-students-in-moodle/ 5 design strategies to engage your students in Moodle]
 
* [http://blogs.elon.edu/technology/teaching-and-learning/5-design-strategies-to-engage-your-students-in-moodle/ 5 design strategies to engage your students in Moodle]
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* [http://www.moodlenews.com/2010/moodle-course-round-up-where-are-all-the-shared-courses-oer/ Moodle Course Round-up]
  
====Instant Messaging====
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====Glossary====
* [http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/communicator-help/quick-start-use-instant-messaging-and-presence-HA101832519.aspx Quick Start: Use instant messaging and presence]
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How to get the most out of your Glossary
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* [http://www.slideshare.net/michelledmoore/the-glossary-module-moodles-swiss-army-knife The Glossary Module: Moodle's Swiss Army Knife]
  
 
====Meetings and Conference Calls====
 
====Meetings and Conference Calls====
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* [http://cvs.moodle.org/lang/km_utf8/help/uploadusers2.html?view=co Batch uploading users]
 
* [http://cvs.moodle.org/lang/km_utf8/help/uploadusers2.html?view=co Batch uploading users]
 
* [http://www.slideshare.net/rkenner/roger-kenner-automating-posting Automating the Posting of Content on Moodle]
 
* [http://www.slideshare.net/rkenner/roger-kenner-automating-posting Automating the Posting of Content on Moodle]
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* [http://www.slideshare.net/michelledmoore/the-best-moodle-tools-youve-never-used The Best Moodle Tools You've Never Used]
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* [http://elearning.3rdwavemedia.com/blog/how-to-generate-and-issue-a-course-certificate-to-learners-using-the-moodle-certificate-module/694/ How to generate and issue a course certificate to learners using the Moodle certificate module]
  
 
====Repositories====
 
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* [http://elearning.3rdwavemedia.com/blog/how-to-use-flickr-as-a-moodle-image-repository/523/ How to use Flickr as a Moodle image repository]
 
* [http://elearning.3rdwavemedia.com/blog/how-to-use-flickr-as-a-moodle-image-repository/523/ How to use Flickr as a Moodle image repository]
 
* [http://elearning.3rdwavemedia.com/blog/how-to-use-dropbox-as-a-moodle-file-repository/605/ How to use Dropbox as a Moodle file repository]
 
* [http://elearning.3rdwavemedia.com/blog/how-to-use-dropbox-as-a-moodle-file-repository/605/ How to use Dropbox as a Moodle file repository]
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====Resources====
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Here are a number of great resources to take your Moodle to the next level.
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* [https://sites.google.com/site/technologyenhancedlearning/home/the-resources/moodle Paul's E-Learning Resources]
  
 
====Scroll of Death====
 
====Scroll of Death====
 
How to control for needless scrolling within the course shell.
 
How to control for needless scrolling within the course shell.
 
* [http://jasonrenshaw.typepad.com/jason_renshaws_web_log/2012/02/moodle-tutorial-page-design-to-avoid-the-scroll-of-death.html Moodle Tutorial: Page design to avoid the 'scroll of death'...]
 
* [http://jasonrenshaw.typepad.com/jason_renshaws_web_log/2012/02/moodle-tutorial-page-design-to-avoid-the-scroll-of-death.html Moodle Tutorial: Page design to avoid the 'scroll of death'...]
 
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* [http://enhancingteaching.com/2012/04/11/removing-the-scroll-of-death-in-moodle-with-diigo/ Removing the “scroll of death” in Moodle with Diigo]
====Sharing Desktop or Application====
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Here are instructions for sharing an application or desktop using Moodle.
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* [http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/communicator-help/quick-start-share-your-desktop-or-a-program-HA101832534.aspx Quick Start: Share your desktop or a program]
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====Status====
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Here are instructions for managing statuses in Moodle.
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* [http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/let-people-know-your-presence-status-with-Moodle-onl.html Let People Know Your Presence Status with Moodle Online]
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====Tutorials====
 
====Tutorials====
 
Here are a hodgepodge of Moodle tutorials that will not neatly fit in other categories.
 
Here are a hodgepodge of Moodle tutorials that will not neatly fit in other categories.
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* [http://moodletuts.com/ MoodleTuts - 5 Minute Moodle Tutorials]
 
* [http://thinktutorial.com/category/education/moodle/ Th!nk Tutorials - Moodle]
 
* [http://thinktutorial.com/category/education/moodle/ Th!nk Tutorials - Moodle]
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* [http://jasonrenshaw.typepad.com/jason_renshaws_web_log/moodle-tutorials-from-english-raven.html Moodle Tutorials from English Raven]
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* [http://moodle.aub.edu.lb/mod/book/index.php?id=1 Moodle books on a variety of subjects]
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* [http://learnonline.canberra.edu.au/course/view.php?id=202 Training site for University of Canberra STAFF using Moodle 2]
  
 
====Videos====
 
====Videos====
 
How to add videos to Moodle.
 
How to add videos to Moodle.
 
* [http://2nerdy.wordpress.com/2012/03/20/creating-resizing-and-uploading-a-video-to-moodle/ Creating, Resizing and Uploading a video to Moodle]
 
* [http://2nerdy.wordpress.com/2012/03/20/creating-resizing-and-uploading-a-video-to-moodle/ Creating, Resizing and Uploading a video to Moodle]
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* [http://vimeo.com/10708002 Embedding YouTube videos in Moodle courses]
  
 
===Video Tutorials===
 
===Video Tutorials===

Revision as of 12:14, 25 May 2012

Moodle

Release status: new

Description Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites.
Author(s) Stan Skrabut (skrabutTalk)
Email Stan Skrabut
Location Room 120
University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture
Phone 307-766-3722
Last Updated 25 May, 2012

Contents

Description

Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites.

Moodle is an open-source program that can be loaded on a Web server. It requires PHP to run as well as any SQL database such as My SQL. It can be run on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.

While Moodle has a standard package, it can be expanded and customized with modules, blocks, and themes.

Essential Requirements

Moodle is a Web-based application and requires a Web browser to interface with it.

Equipment

The only equipment needed is a computer, smart phone, or iPod with Web browser.

Software

To download and install Moodle as an administrator, you would go to Moodle.org.

For access to the University of Wyoming Extension Moodle site, go to http://www.wyomingextension.org/moodle/. The University of Wyoming Extension is currently running Moodle version 2.04. Knowing the version number is important if you wish to recommend modules or blocks. Contact Stan Skrabut for more information.

Extension Moodle Sites

Here are various Extension organizations using moodle.

Learning resources information

Reading List

Key Web links

Guides and Beginner Instructions

Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand Moodle and its capabilities.

Business

Here are a number of articles focusing on Moodle in a business setting.


Course Design

Here are instructions and tips for designing Moodle courses.

Education

Here are links discussing how Moodle can be used in education.

Glossary

How to get the most out of your Glossary

Meetings and Conference Calls

Here are some instructions and tips for conducting conference calls and meetings using Moodle.

Miscellaneous

Here are a number of miscellaneous tips to help you Moodle to its fullest.

Repositories

Here are some instructions and tips for setting up repositories for various applications. Must be completed by an administrator.

Resources

Here are a number of great resources to take your Moodle to the next level.

Scroll of Death

How to control for needless scrolling within the course shell.

Tutorials

Here are a hodgepodge of Moodle tutorials that will not neatly fit in other categories.

Videos

How to add videos to Moodle.

Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use Moodle.

References