Getting Started Guide: Moodle

About Moodle

Moodle (moodle.org) 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.

Installing Moodle

The first step in getting started with Moodle is to install the software. You can easily install Moodle using Fantastico. Please see the following like for more help with Moodle installation:
How to install Moodle using Fantastico

Using Moodle

After you’ve installed Moodle, you’re now ready to begin using it. While there are many sources online that can introduce you to using Moodle, you may want to start out by reading the following content on Moodle.org: Getting started for teachers

Further Moodle Documentation

Besides Getting started for teachers, Moodle provides much more documentation for using the software, which you can find via the following link: Moodle Support

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  • LOL this was a tiny bit worse than useless. I have installed Moodle. The “how to get started” tell me to log in … erm… I log in and I have no courses. There’s no clue anywhere as to how to “log in” to Moodle on my site. I can’t even get started. “When you log into your site as an administrator…” okay… erm…. guess I’m supposed to alrady know how t o do that.
    Is there a *clue* as to how to actually use Moodle once I’ve installed it? I scanned the assorted dashboards and … I can install it!
    I don’t know if I missed something about the install, or what…

    • Hello Xiousgeonz – sorry for the issues with learning about using Moodle. InMotion has a Moodle section (https://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/moodle/) that you can use. And if you search on YouTube, there many videos that can help guide you through its use like this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl74T-31tKI.

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