Moodle is an online Learning Environment. It's easy to use and has a number of innovative tools that make it an excellent environment for creating courses that promote collaborative learning and the creation of learning communities.
- What can it do?
- Who can use it?
- Getting started with Moodle
- Help and support
- Online forms
What can it do?
Moodle has a wide range of tools to support learning and teaching, including tools to:
- manage resources (documents, lessons, glossary)
- support communication (forums, chat, blog, wiki)
- enable groupwork (wiki, database, forums, glossary)
- support assessment (quizzes, assignments, Turnitin integration, gradebook)
- manage administration (groups, calendar, usage reports, gradebook, questionnaire)
For more ideas see our Why use Moodle page.
Who can use it?
This service is available to all UCL staff and students. All users of Moodle must agree to the UCL Guidelines for e-learning communication tools before using Moodle for the first time. You will be prompted to do so, the first time you log in to Moodle.
Uptake at UCL
Academic Committee have set a target to have a Moodle component adhering to the UCL Moodle Baseline for every taught module from September 2011. If you are developing a new module please request a new Moodle course for it.
Getting started with Moodle
- First steps to getting started
- Guides to Using Moodle
- Turnitin for plagiarism detection
- Training Courses
- Moodle FAQs
Moodle help and support
Support available from the Moodle community:
- Moodle documentation
- Moodle support forums
- The official Moodle site has a number of community discussion forums that are useful for getting an idea of how Moodle works and the tools it offers.
- Minimum requirements for Moodle courses at UCL
- Using Moodle for online exams
- Data Protection
- Freedom of Information
- Guidelines for E-Learning Communication Tools