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The '''Specialized Topics FAQ''' contains information for those who have finished their initial semester of working with Moodle, and are interested in exploring ways of refining their use of Moodle and other technologies to best support a particular pedagogical goal or teaching context. Examples include: embedding online videos, etc.  
 
The '''Specialized Topics FAQ''' contains information for those who have finished their initial semester of working with Moodle, and are interested in exploring ways of refining their use of Moodle and other technologies to best support a particular pedagogical goal or teaching context. Examples include: embedding online videos, etc.  
 
Back to the [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wiki/MIIS/Moodle_e-Learning_Community_Wiki Moodle e-Learning Community Wiki] home page
 
  
 
:*For a quick review of the basics, download the [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/3/3c/Moodle_Basics_v4_Nov._2009.pdf Moodle Basics Nov. 2009 version PDF], or re-visit the [[Getting_Started_-_Course_Editors_FAQ]].   
 
:*For a quick review of the basics, download the [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/3/3c/Moodle_Basics_v4_Nov._2009.pdf Moodle Basics Nov. 2009 version PDF], or re-visit the [[Getting_Started_-_Course_Editors_FAQ]].   
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:*[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/7/79/Student_Moodle_QUick_Reference_Guide.pdf New Student Moodle Quick Reference Guide] (pdf)
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:*[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/0/08/Faculty_Moodle.pdf New Faculty Moodle Quick Reference Guide] (pdf) 
 
:*Can't find what you're looking for? [http://elearning.miis.edu/mod/forum/view.php?id=21386 Visit the Moodle Help Forum] ''(log-in required)''
 
:*Can't find what you're looking for? [http://elearning.miis.edu/mod/forum/view.php?id=21386 Visit the Moodle Help Forum] ''(log-in required)''
  
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/d/dd/How_to_use_the_message_system_in_Moodle.pdf Detailed instructions]
 
[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/d/dd/How_to_use_the_message_system_in_Moodle.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
== How can students upload their Powerpoints or other files to Moodle? ==
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== How can I create a folder and display it on the main page? ==
 
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/1/1d/How_to_create_a_folder_and_display_it_on_the_main_page.pdf Detailed instructions]
Students can attach files to their discussion forum threads. Download detailed instructions.
 
  
== What to do about non-compatible docx or pptx files? ==
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== How do I embed a Google map? ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/c/c3/How_to_embed_a_Google_Map.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
Download a compatibility package from Microsoft. [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/e/ed/What_to_do_about_non-compatible_docx_or_pptx_files.pdf More about non-compatible files]
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== How do I embed a video? ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/5/5e/How_to_embed_a_video.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
== How do I insert an image? ==
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== How do I overwrite an existing resource? ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/6/67/How_to_overwrite_an_existing_resource.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
Go to the ADMIN panel (on the left) and click on FILES to upload your image. [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/5/58/How_do_I_insert_an_image.pdf More about inserting an image]
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== How can students publish blog posts and how to keep them private? ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/3/39/How_to_publish_blog_posts_and_how_to_keep_them_private.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
== What to do if my picture is not posting properly? ==
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== What do to if the message system does not seem to function ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/6/6c/What_to_do_if_the_message_function_in_Moodle_does_not_seem_to_work.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
Make sure that the picture size does not exceed 25 MB (maximum default size) and that the width and height measurements are 100 pixels each. [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/4/42/What_to_do_if_your_picture_is_not_posting_properly.pdf More about posting and cropping pictures]
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== What to do if your students are being kicked out of your course ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/5/5d/What_to_do_if_your_students_are_being_kicked_out_of_your_course.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
== Where can I find more online resources for learning about Moodle? ==
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== What to do if your students cannot view a videoclip properly ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/3/3c/What_to_do_if_your_students_cannot_view_a_video_clip_on_your_Moodle.pdf Detailed instructions]
  
For a variety of additional print and online resources visit the [[Non-MIIS_Moodle_Resources]] page.
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== How do I insert a label for an audio file? ==
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[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/MIIS/images/f/f8/How_to_insert_a_label_for_an_audiofile.pdf Detailed instructions]

Latest revision as of 22:36, 28 November 2009

The Specialized Topics FAQ contains information for those who have finished their initial semester of working with Moodle, and are interested in exploring ways of refining their use of Moodle and other technologies to best support a particular pedagogical goal or teaching context. Examples include: embedding online videos, etc.

Back to the Moodle e-Learning Community Wiki home page

How do I attach feedback forms to a graded assignment?

Detailed instructions

How can students comment on other students' blog?

Detailed instructions

How do I access archived Moodle courses?

Detailed instructions

How do I attach files to assignments?

Detailed instructions

How can students stop emails from Moodle forums?

Detailed instructions

How do I backup a course and save it to my computer?

Detailed instructions

How do I create a Wiki on Moodle?

Detailed instructions

How do I flag new posts as new?

Detailed instructions

How do I import contents from an old Moodle course?

Detailed instructions

How do I make an announcement?

Detailed instructions

How do I type accents on Moodle?

Detailed instructions

How do I use the message system on Moodle?

Detailed instructions

How can I create a folder and display it on the main page?

Detailed instructions

How do I embed a Google map?

Detailed instructions

How do I embed a video?

Detailed instructions

How do I overwrite an existing resource?

Detailed instructions

How can students publish blog posts and how to keep them private?

Detailed instructions

What do to if the message system does not seem to function

Detailed instructions

What to do if your students are being kicked out of your course

Detailed instructions

What to do if your students cannot view a videoclip properly

Detailed instructions

How do I insert a label for an audio file?

Detailed instructions