Moodle Quick Links

General Information

Instructional Technology Quick Links
Want to see what Moodle will look like after the Moodle Upgrade? Check out the Moodle Upgrade Overview Screencast
Need help working with videos in Moodle? Check out our Kaltura documentation (main campus) or MediaSpace documentation (Law School only).
Moodle Overview

Also known as learning management system or course management system

Description Elon has partnered with eThink, a provider of e-learning solutions, for our campus installation of Moodle. Students may encounter Moodle in their courses and student organizations. Instructors may use the features in Moodle in a number of ways.
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Service availability Elon does not currently support connecting to Moodle via Moodle Apps. At this time you must use the browser on your mobile device to access Moodle. If you are interested in Elon adding the ability to access Moodle via apps, please email Moodle is available online 24/7 at
Request service You have access to Moodle when your email username is created.
  • Academic courses: Courses are automatically created and students are automatically enrolled in the appropriate courses based upon their registration.
  • Organizations and Departments: Contact the Technology Service Desk at 278-5200 to request a Moodle site.
  • Make course materials and information available to students 24/7
  • Link to library resources, videos, or other websites
  • Provide supplementary reading materials
  • Post announcements
  • Take attendance
  • Enhance student-to-student interaction with the use of discussion boards, wikis, and groups
  • Assess students through assignments and quizzes
  • More ideas can be found on the Moodle Musings Technology blog
Training and support

Getting Started

The Gradebook and Grading

Video in Moodle

Assignments and Advanced Forums



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Getting Started with Moodle
Moodle Bug Work Around - Grades do not push to Gradebook when Using Grading Guides or Rubrics
Embed Twitter Widget into Moodle
How to Add a Grade Category in Moodle
How to Add a Grade Category in Moodle - NEW
How to Add a Graded Item (Column) in Moodle - NEW
How to Add a User to a Moodle Course - NEW
How to Add a User Photo in Moodle
How to Add a User Photo in Moodle - NEW
How to Add an Existing MediaCore Video into Moodle
How to Backup Your Course in Moodle - NEW
How to Collect Assignments from Groups
How to Create Assignments in Moodle - NEW
How to Create a Grade History Report in Moodle - NEW
How to Create Group Discussion Forums
How to Curve Grades in Moodle - NEW
How to Customize Your Moodle Dashboard to Display Current Courses
How to Email Your Students through Moodle - NEW
How to Embed YouTube Videos in Moodle
How to Enable Feedback Files in Moodle - NEW
How to Export Student Grade Data from Moodle - NEW
How to Extend a Submission Deadline in an Assignment for a Group - NEW
How to Extend a Submission Deadline in an Assignment for a Single Student - NEW
How to Extend Test Time or Availability of a Quiz for a Student in Moodle - NEW
How to Grade Assignments Using the Streamlined Grader - NEW
How to Grade Using Single View - NEW
The Easy Way to Grade Essay Questions in Moodle - NEW
How to Import (Copy) Content from Previous Courses - NEW
How to Import Grades from a CSV File into Moodle - NEW
How to Link Courses Together in Moodle - NEW
How to Make Groups in Moodle
How to Make Your Moodle Course Available to Students - NEW
How to Paste from Excel to your Moodle Gradebook - NEW
How to Remove a Grade Item (Column) in Moodle - NEW
How to Remove Old Courses in Moodle
How to Remove the News Forum in Moodle - NEW
How to Remove a User from a Moodle Course - NEW
How to Set a Reminder to Grade an Assignment - NEW
How to Setup Your Moodle Grade Book with Weighted Grades - NEW
How to Specify Acceptable File Types for Assignment Submissions - NEW
How to Take Attendance in Moodle - NEW
How to Turn Editing On in Moodle - NEW
How to Use the Recycle Bin to Restore Deleted Course Content - NEW
How to View Moodle as a Student - NEW
Optional Moodle Quiz Lessons - NEW
Quiz Lesson 1 - How to Create Quizzes in Moodle - NEW
Quiz Lesson 2 - Adding Questions into a Quiz in Moodle - NEW