Get started with Moodle
There's a lot of resources on how to use Moodle. On this page we have gathered some that will help you get started.
First off, every faculty have one or more ICT Educational Developers (IKT-pedagoger) that can help you with instructions and training. Find your ICT Educational Developer here
This video is just a short overview of what Moodle is and what it can do. It is pretty generic in its nature but may give you an insight in what a Learning Management System like Moodle is all about.
Guides in Moodle
We have built in interactive guides to Moodle to lead the way for you. Click the button "Guides" in the lower corner and depending on where you are in the system you will see different guides helping you. There is also blue guide buttons showing on different places on the pages guiding you on how to handle a specific task.
We recommend you to enter a course room first and then click the Guide button as a starting point.
At our media portal, play.lnu.se, you can find our video guides. We recommend starting with the getting started videos and instructions to guide you through the most common questions on how it works.
On YouTube you can also find tons of videos. We recommend videos from Moodle.org. For instance, start with this: Introduction to Moodle for Educators
Guides on our web sites
There are articles published at serviceportalen.lnu.se addressing Moodle. https://serviceportalen.lnu.se/en-us/category/879692
At Moodle.org there is a quick guide that also may help: https://docs.moodle.org/39/en/Teacher_quick_guide
The Moodle Academy is a great place to learn all about Moodle. Check it out and join for free courses and webinars: https://moodle.academy/
There are also resources spread out on the faculties staff pages, produced by your ICT Education Developers. Check them out for information and more help:
You always have access to our interactive guides via the blue button "Guides" at the bottom left of Moodle.
You can also use the link Moodle Docs at the bottom of the page inside Moodle to go directly to the relevant page in Moodle's online manual.
Guide to successful courses
Are you familiar with our portal on success factors for courses? The address is https://kursdesign.lnu.se/welcome/.
It is a comprehensive resource for the knowledge base in distance or online learning. Here, we have identified five areas that capture the challenges you need to address when transitioning to designing courses and teaching online. We have also summarized conclusions within these themes in design principles for an online course that you may need to consider.
The latest addition to the resource is the tab "In-depth" for those who want to read more about certain areas. Here you will now find, among other things, short films that provide concrete tips for broadened participation and accessibility.