Moodle Administration Essentials: A Quick Guide for Beginners
A Learning Management System is essential for every organization. It will help guide the organization in its pursuit of skill development. Every member of the project team must be able to comprehend all technologies being used. External learning vendors provide training in various technologies to even fresh graduates without a technical background. These groups use various Learning Management systems to streamline the process of ensuring that candidates are aligned with industry experts.
Let’s take a look at LMS and how it works.
A learning Management system (LMS), is a software program that automates the administration, documentation and tracking of learning programs, training programs, and learning and development programs. There are many open-source LMS on the market. These are the top Learning Management Systems on the market.
Moodle is the best open-source LMS available, despite having many competitors. This is due to its strong community and educational design. Moodle is a great LMS choice because of the following reasons:
Moodle is truly open source: It is free for everyone to use; you don’t even need to pay a penny to put it on your servers.
Moodle is trusted around the globe: Moodle is trusted around the world.
Moodle is designed to support teaching and learning. It offers a powerful set learner-centric tools as well as collaborative learning environments that enable both teaching and learning.
Moodle is easy to use. It has a simple interface, drag and drop features, well-documented resources, and ongoing usability improvements.
Always up-to-date: Moodle’s open-source approach to development means that it is constantly being updated to meet the changing needs of its users.
Moodle’s community support: Moodle is home to the largest group of teachers, developers, and designers worldwide who are working together to improve the product.
What is Moodle?
Moodle is an open-source, free and open-source learning management software (LMS) written in PHP. It is distributed under the GNU General Public License. It offers customizable management features and community-sourced plug-ins.
Moodle stands for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learn Environment. Moodle supports over 170 million educators worldwide with 100,000+ implementations.
What are Moodle plugins?
You can add new functionality and activities to Moodle with plugins, such as new quiz types, new report types, and integrations with other systems.
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How to manage a Moodle course
Moodle courses are areas where teachers will provide resources and activities to help students complete the tasks.
The layout of the course homepage is under the control of the teacher and can be changed at any time. You can track your progress in many ways.
Students can either be enrolled by the teacher manually, or automatically by the administrator. Or they can enrol themselves using Self-Enrollment, where the Enrollment Key will be provided by the teacher.
How do I add a course or activity to Moodle?
Step 1: Log in to Moodle with the Administrator credentials.
Step 2: Go back to the site home
Step 3: Click on “Add a new course”
Step 4: Fill in the following information on the Add a course page
Full name of the course
Short name of course
Visibility on the course
Course End and Start Date
You can also include the course description and image to be displayed along with the course
Step 5: Click Save and