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Moodle Help

This guide is designed to assist faculty with Moodle questions.

Upload a File

  1. Under the Administration section of your course, click Turn editing on.
  2. From the drop-down option, Add a resource, click on File.
  3. On the Adding a new File page, add a file Name (required). You can add a description.
  4. In the Content section, click on file with a plus sign under Select files.
  5. Choose the file you want to upload.
  6. Select all of the options for your file (ex. Appearance, Common module settings, and Restrict access), and then click Save and display.  

Upload a Video

  1. Under the Administration section of your course, click Turn editing on.
  2. From the drop-down option, Add a resource, click on Page.
  3. On the Adding a new Page page, add a page Name (required). You can add a description.
  4. In the Content section, click on the video with a play arrow icon. This icon is called Media if you hover over it.
  5. Choose the video or other media item you want to add. (You can add a URL or Browse repositories). Give your media file a name.
  6. Click Insert media.
  7. Select all of the options for your file (ex. Appearance, Common module settings, and Restrict access), and then click Save and display.  

Add a Link (Files or Videos)

  1. Under the Administration section of your course, click Turn editing on.
  2. From the drop-down option, Add a resource, click on URL.
  3. On the Adding a new URL page, add a Name (required). You can add a description.
  4. In the Content section, add a URL to the required field of Required URL. (You can add many types of links to your class. For instance, you can add a library resource, such as an article or book, or you can add a link from a YouTube video.)
  5. Select all of the options for your link (ex. AppearanceCommon module settings, and Restrict access), and then click Save and display.  

Import Course Content from a Previous Semester

Are you interested in copying content from a previous semester to a class you are teaching or will be teaching? If so, these directions will help you import content from previous courses. You can choose how much or how little you want to add. Also, below is a video with detailed steps.

  1. Under the Administration section of your course, click Import
  2. Select the course that you want to import from and click Continue. (If you do not see your course in the list, then you can search for a course in the search bar.)
  3. Next, you will see Backup settings. Select the options you want to import. Click Next
  4. Next, choose where you want the selections to import to in your course. Click Next
  5. Review the settings, and click "Perform import."
  6. You should see a message that reads: "Import complete. Click continue to return to the course." You can select Continue. If you do not see this message, then you will see an error message.

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