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Moodle - Students: Overview of a Moodle Course

Overview of a Moodle Course

To see your classes, click on My Courses. I will be selecting from my class list – the example I will use is Teaching at BU.

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My class looks like this. Your class may look a little different.

 

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This page has a lot of information. Your page may look different. Mine looks like this:

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Announcements may come from your professor. You will receive the announcement through the email you entered in your Moodle Profile.

These are some basic resources and activities in Moodle.

Resources:

File is a pdf, Word, or Excel document that you may click on to read.                        

Resource Folder contains files and may contain subfolders with additional files.

A URL link will connect with an online resource.

Glossary lists definitions of words used in this specific field of study. Think of it as a dictionary for this class.

Moodle Page may contain written text, video, or image.

Activities:

Journal is an online diary that only you and your professor can read.

Forum is a place for online discussion for this class about course topics.

Quiz is a short test. Your professor will let you know if they have posted a quiz for you to take. A quiz may be multiple choice, short answer, or some other format.

Assignment is where you will find an assignment for the course, as well as a place to submit an assignment.

Some other content on this page is in what is known as Blocks. Each of the Blocks are specific to this class. For example, Calendar.

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Other Blocks might be Student Supports, Latest Announcements, People, and Search Forums. The Blocks you see may differ from class to class.