Getting Started

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Basic Moodle Help

Need Help? Wanna watch a video? Just go to this website and search for the answer to your question: http://www.moodletutorials.org/
Or browse through the videos linked below!

Creating a Quiz

Video

Setting up a Forum

Video
creating-forum.pdf

Creating an Assignment

Video

Assignment Drop Box:

Using "Advanced Uploading of Files" Video

Uploading Your Revised Draft Video

Embedding a Google Form



Importing Quizzes

How to go from Microsoft Word into Moodle - *Works with Multiple Choice Questions Only:
  • Quick Reference:
    • 1. Save your Word (.doc or .docx) as a Plain Text (.txt) file
    • 2. Open the new document and make sure every question is in this format:
      • 1.What is the purpose of first aid?
      • A. To save life, prevent further injury, preserve good health
      • B. To provide medical treatment to any injured or wounded person
      • C. To prevent further injury
      • D. To aid victims who may be seeking help
      • ANSWER: A
    • 3. On Moodle, when editing a quiz you have already created, click Import
    • 4. Choose the Aiken format and UPLOAD your file
    • 5. Now you can check all your questions in the bank and add them to the quiz

Importing Multiple Question Types

Use this template as a guide for how to format different types of questions, and then import your plain-text file as GIFT. *Be sure you leave a space between each question!

Embedding Google Calendars



Embedding Flash Videos into Moodle

Video

Embedding Multimedia in Forums

Video

Sharing Documents

Edit quizzes, assignments, etc. between multiple courses on Moodle
Video
  1. Turning On and Off: With editing on, add the Sharing Cart block from the block menu. After adding the Sharing Cart block, you will notice the block stays "on" and follows you whereever you roam courses across a site. Click the "X" icon to turn "off" the Sharing Cart, although the contents of the Sharing Cart will remain there when you turn it on again.
  2. Copying to the Sharing Cart: You will notice a small "Copy to Sharing Cart" icon which appears after each resource or activity in the center column of a Moodle course. Click on that icon to send a copy of that resource/activity into the Sharing Cart. User data will be removed, only the activity itself will be cloned.
  3. Copying from the Sharing Cart: Click "Copy to course" icon in Sharing Cart, then the resource/activity is copied into the first section of current course. And the page transits to module placing mode directly. So, if you want to cancel copying completely, the module copied into the first section needs to be removed manually.
  4. Making folders inside the Sharing Cart: Click the "move" icon on a course content item and an input box will appear. Input the name of the target folder there. To move an item into a folder, click the "Move to folder" icon in the Sharing Cart, then a drop-down list appears, and select the target folder. If you click the “Edit” button, you will replace the drop-down list with an input box.
Need more help? Here's another video about importing documents to other courses: Video

Advanced Quiz Help

http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Online-Quizzes-in-Moodle

Adding Images to Quizzes

After You log in,click on the course.in the course there is a administration block
Uploading the image
  1. In your Moodle course administration block click on Files.
  2. You may wish to create a folder where you store images. If so click on Make a folder, give it a name and click on Create. Then click on the folder you have created.
  3. Click on Upload a file. A file upload window will open which allows you to browse for the file.
  4. Select the image from your computer and click on Open.
  5. Click on Upload this file.
  6. You should see File uploaded successfully.
Creating a link to an image in a question answer
  1. In your Moodle course administration block click on Files.
  2. Find the image you wish to insert.
  3. Right click on the image and click on Copy link location (Firefox) or Copy shortcut (Internet Explorer).
  4. Open the quiz question you wish to edit.
  5. Click in the answer box where you want the image to appear.
  6. Right click in the answer box and select Paste**.
  7. You should see something similar to this:
> http://moodle.bath.ac.uk/moodle5/file.php/70/images/mypicture.jpg
>
> [[code]]
 
# In order for the link to work correctly, it is necessary to add some code before and after the link. Before add <img src=" and after add ">
# The full link should look like this, where mypicture=your image:
> [[code]]
 <img src="http://moodle.bath.ac.uk/moodle5/file.php/70/images/mypicture.jpg" alt="my-picture" />
 

  1. Save your quiz question.