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Moodle Help

This guide is designed to assist faculty with Moodle questions.

Add a TA or Co-teacher

​You can add another teacher, a TA, or other users to your course to assist in editing, grading, or performing other duties. Below are instructions to add a user and assign permissions to that person. 

  1. Go to the Administration section of your course.
  2. Click Users.
  3. Click Enrolled Users.
  4. Click the green button that says Enroll Users. (It will default to assigning the role of Student, but if you need to, you can change the drop-down menu to assign the role of another Teacher, TA, etc.)
  5. Search for student by name, and click Enroll User.
  6. Click Finish Enrolling User to save.

Remove TA or Co-teacher

  1. Go to the Administration section of your course.
  2. Click Users.
  3. Click Enrolled Users.
  4. Locate the user you want to remove, and click on the "x" to the far right of the user's record.
  5. Click Continue.

Check User Permissions

  1. Go to the Administration section of your course.
  2. Click Users.
  3. Select Permissions.
  4. Click Check permissions.
  5. Select a user from the Enrolled user list, and click Show this user's permissions.

Change User Permissions

  1. Go to the Administration section of your course.
  2. Click Users.
  3. Click Enrolled Users.
  4. Click the symbol with a plus sign and person (Assign Roles).
  5. Choose the new role (ex. Teacher, Non Editing Teacher, Auditing Student, etc.) for the user.

Add Students to or Remove Students from your Moodle Course

You do not need to add students to or remove students from your course. All of this is done automatically with data from Banner. Talk to the Registrar if a student is missing from your course. 

 

Set up Course Level Groups

This group function will allow you to set up groups and/or group assignments in your class.

  1. Go to the Administration section of your course.
  2. Click Edit settings.
  3. Click Groups.
  4. From the drop-down menu, select options:
    No groups - The course has no groups.
    Separate groups - Each group sees only that specific group, while the other groups are invisible.
    Visible groups - Each group works separately, but groups can see other groups. (Groups cannot make changes to another group's work.)
  5. There are other options below. If you have no other changes, then click Save and display.
  6. Next, go to the Administration section of your course again, and click Users.
  7. Then click Groups.
  8. Click Create group.
  9. Add a group name. Other options are given. Click Save changes.
  10. Select the group that you want to add users to from the list. Click Add/remove users.
  11. Select the users to add to the group. Click Add.

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