General Information on Moodle for Instructors
Available Courses in Moodle
|Course Type||Available by default in Moodle|
|LEC (Lecture)||Yes - Courses are created automatically before start of term|
|SVL (Service Learning)||Yes - Courses are created automatically before start of term|
|TUT (Tutorial)||No - Courses are only created on demand (see below)|
|SUP||Yes - Courses are created automatically before start of term|
|SEM||No - Courses are only created on demand (see below)|
Request for Moodle Course Creation
Be sure to select request Nature "Create a new Moodle Course (for course type TUT, SEM)" and provide the course information.
Instructors are strongly advised to create backup of their courses at the end of each academic Term to prevent loss of materials from course removal.
For more information on how to back up Moodle Course, please visit How to Back up Course in Moodle.
Merge Course in Moodle
Instructors can make use of the Merge course system to merge two or more sections of the same course that they are teaching. Students from the sub-sections will be automatically enrolled into the merged course and grouped accordingly. This way instructors can reach all students within the single merged course, without having to access course of individual sections.
More information on using the Moodle Merge Course System can be found at Quick Guide to Moodle Merge Course.
Moodle Training Materials
The Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) provides vast amount of resources to support Instructors on the pedagogical usage of Moodle. Training materials for instructors can be founnd at their website Moodle Training Materials.