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My Moodle is a dashboard interface that can be used to show Moodle site users only the courses that they are currently enrolled in, or are teaching.
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{{Moodle 1.6}}
[[Image:My Moodle demo1.JPG|500px|center]]
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My Moodle is a customisable "dashboard" page for providing users with links to their courses and activities within them, such as unread forum posts and upcoming assignments.
  
==Activating My Moodle==
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This feature is available in Moodle 1.6 onwards.
To enable the My Moodle dashboard (in Moodle 1.7+) so that students only see the courses that they are enrolled in, you must:
 
  
# Login as a site admin.
 
# Locate the '''Site Configuration''' block on Moodle's home page.
 
# Click on '''Appearances''' and scroll down the menu that appears and click on the '''My Moodle''' link.
 
# Check the box near the '''Force users to use My Moodle''' field and click '''Save changes''' at the bottom of the page.
 
  
* To prevent users from hiding sticky blocks un check the  Appearances > Themes> Theme settings > "Allow users to hide blocks" box.
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[[Image:My Moodle demo1.JPG|thumb|My Moodle page]]
* You may also allow users to create and configure their own sideblocks on the '''My Moodle''' dashboard by making sure the button in the upper right-hand side of the page is set to '''Edit this page'''.  To return to the non edit more the student can click "Normal mode"
 
  
== Sticky blocks in My Moodle ==
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==Enabling My Moodle==
The administrator can select which [[Blocks (teacher)| block]] type ([[Sticky blocks]]) will appear when users login and are automatically taken to their '''My Moodle''' dashboard:
 
  
# Login as a site admin.
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* In ''Administration > Appearance > My Moodle'' check the box "Force users to use My Moodle" (Moodle 1.7 onwards)
# Locate the '''Site Administration''' block on Moodle's home page.
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* In ''Administration > Configuration > [[Variables]] > Miscellaneous'' section set ''mymoodleredirect'' to Yes (Moodle 1.6)
# Click on '''Appearances''' and scroll down the menu that appears and click on the '''Sticky blocks''' link.
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# Locate the '''Page type to configure''' drop-down menu and select '''My Moodle'''.
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== Sticky blocks in My Moodle==
# Select the desired block from the '''Add...''' drop-down menu that appears within the '''Blocks''' sideblock. Configure each block as desired. Each block may also be placed using the arrow icons in the block header.
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An administrator may choose which blocks appear on the My Moodle page i.e. [[Sticky blocks|sticky blocks]]:
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# In ''Administration > Appearance > Sticky blocks'' choose "My Moodle" from the drop-down "Page type to configure" menu
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# Select the required blocks from the "Add a block" drop-down menu. Configure each block as desired.
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# Reposition blocks using the arrow icons in the block headers.
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==Managing blocks==
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{{Moodle 1.8}}
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From Moodle 1.8 onwards, users with the capability [[Capabilities/moodle/my:manageblocks|moodle/my:manageblocks]] may manage blocks (edit, add, delete, etc.) on their My Moodle page.
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==See also==
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* Using Moodle [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=39161 Version 1.6 and My Moodle Page] forum discussion
  
 
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Revision as of 08:59, 19 June 2007

Template:Moodle 1.6 My Moodle is a customisable "dashboard" page for providing users with links to their courses and activities within them, such as unread forum posts and upcoming assignments.

This feature is available in Moodle 1.6 onwards.


My Moodle page

Enabling My Moodle

  • In Administration > Appearance > My Moodle check the box "Force users to use My Moodle" (Moodle 1.7 onwards)
  • In Administration > Configuration > Variables > Miscellaneous section set mymoodleredirect to Yes (Moodle 1.6)

Sticky blocks in My Moodle

An administrator may choose which blocks appear on the My Moodle page i.e. sticky blocks:

  1. In Administration > Appearance > Sticky blocks choose "My Moodle" from the drop-down "Page type to configure" menu
  2. Select the required blocks from the "Add a block" drop-down menu. Configure each block as desired.
  3. Reposition blocks using the arrow icons in the block headers.

Managing blocks

Template:Moodle 1.8 From Moodle 1.8 onwards, users with the capability moodle/my:manageblocks may manage blocks (edit, add, delete, etc.) on their My Moodle page.

See also