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* [http://learnonline.canberra.edu.au/course/view.php?id=202 Training site for University of Canberra STAFF using Moodle 2]
 
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Revision as of 13:23, 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.

Examples of Moodle Courses

Here are examples of Moodle courses, some can be downloaded and localized.

File Management

Here are various options for managing your files in Moodle.

Glossary

How to get the most out of your Glossary

Groups

Here are some instructions and tips for managing groups using Moodle.

Miscellaneous

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

Quizzes

Techniques for managing and uploading quizzes to moodle.

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