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Moodle Features tour

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Moodle is a free, online Learning Management system enabling educators to create their own private website filled with dynamic courses that extend learning, anytime, anywhere. Whether you're a teacher, student or administrator, Moodle can meet your needs. Come and take a look!

Are you a teacher?

In Moodle you can...

  • Drag your favourite teaching resources straight onto the page:
    • No complex uploading processes; just select your file, folder or other learning resource and place it exactly where you want in your course.
  • Search for and embed multimedia at the click of a button:
    • Moodle's easy to use text editor makes formatting your courses a pleasure,with customisable edit icons and built-in image, sound and video embedding.
  • Direct your students' learning path:
    • Let learners meander freely around your course or restrict their access dependent on criteria met, time or profile fields; it's your choice!
Drag and drop
Embed media
  • Get your students working and learning together:
  • Assess and feedback with self-grading quizzes:
    • A wide range of standard and contributed question types make for a powerful tool for both formative and summative assessment.
Argue it out in a forum
Test your knowledge and your confidence
  • Set them individual, group or anonymously graded assignments:
    • Students can submit anything from a short text-based task to a team project with multiple files, and you can grade with a single precentage or a complex, customised rubric.
  • Provide opportunities for them to peer and self assess:
    • Workshops challenge your class to evalulate their own and others' submissions according to criteria decided by you.
Powerful Peer assessment

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Are you a student?

In Moodle you can...

Manage your files
Check your progress
Customise your space

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Are you an administrator?

In Moodle you can...

  • Authenticate and enrol your users in a variety of ways:
    • Moodle's 50+ combined standard and contributed authentication and enrolment solutions give you vast scope for getting everyone online!
  • Create an attractive, mobile-friendly learning environment which can integrate with your website:
    • Choose themes for different devices; add your own CSS, custom HTML and logo, all from within the admin interface
  • Enhance your Moodle with contributed plugins that you can update from inside your site:
    • Over 460 community generated extensions ranging from video conferencing to plagiarism detection are freely available. And if you can't find it, request it!
  • Sign up to Community Hubs sharing free courses:
    • Every Moodle site can link to Moodle.net, allowing teachers to download, adapt or offer enrolment in free courses shared worldwide. Why not help your locality with a hub of its own too?
Theme your Moodle
Follow moodleplugins on Twitter
Share and download courses for free

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