Finding Your Way Around Moodle 3.0 – From The 2016 Learn Moodle MOOC

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The first lesson from this year’s Learn Moodle MOOC: Teaching With Moodle is a very nice walkthrough of the latest and greatest – version 3.0. You can watch the video here, or simply check it out below:

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The walkthrough covers everything a newbie needs to know about Moodle’s layout, default blocks, what you can usually expect to see/experience from a Moodle site and how to navigate around the system, including:

  • The quick link navigation menu at the top right corner of the page
  • Your profile page
  • The sidebar / side blocks and the information they contain
  • The customizable user dashboard
  • How to dock blocks
  • How the view changes responsively for different devices
  • The navigation bar

Also covered in this week’s lesson are the DashboardWhat is a course?, How to lay out a course, Editing course sections, Understanding the edit icons, and how to add documents with drag and drop. All in all, a great week for any teacher interested in getting Moodle set up for a class.

Are you participating in this year’s MOOC? Tell us your impressions in the comments below!