NOTE! This ONLY applies to users who DO NOT already have a Moodle account!
Teachers new to Moodle are not required to register for a Moodle account. Moodle pulls login information from Novell, which is the same system that controls your computer network and email logins. New teachers can simply log in using their computer/email login credentials to gain immediate access to Moodle. On your first login you will be prompted to complete your personal information such as first name and email address. Please fill in both fields to update your profile.
Note Regarding Course Requests
Courses require approval before they can be used. Once the course has been approved, you will receive a confirmation email, at which point you can log in and begin managing your new course!
To create a course in Moodle, follow these steps:
- Log in to Moodle (use your Novell/Email login)
- Click Courses in the top menu
- Scroll to the bottom of the Course Categories page and click the "Request a course" button
- Fill out the form with your course info and submit it.
- Enter your last name in parenthesis right after the course name. Example: Intro to Algebra (Smith)
- Please select a category for your course
Here is a brief explanation of the fields:
- Full name is the full name of the course. I suggest that all teachers put their name in parenthesis after the course name. See some of the current courses for examples. Mrs. Arney has a course called Debate (Arney) for example. Mr. Wszolek has one called English 9 Plus (Wszolek). The last name keeps the courses distinguished when multiple teachers have the same courses
- Short name is just a short name used for links to the course. It could be the same as the course name, but you do not need your last name there
- Summary is self explanatory. It a summary of the course, used mainly for the students so they know what the course is
- Reason for wanting the course is for the Moodle Administrator to know whether the course is legitimate. In most cases, the administrator will know based on the user requesting the course, so an extensive explanation is usually not necessary
- Enrollment key is important. This key will be given only to the students you want to allow into the course.
Last modified: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 12:52 PM