What's New in Moodle for Fall 2021

Please check out this write-up for details about:

  • New eReserve Tool
  • Moodle's new "Activity Chooser"
  • Improvements to Moodle Quiz, Folder, Participants List
  • Improved Font Options for Better Color Contrast Accessibility¬†
  • New Option for Downloading Course Content

Moodle Knowledge Base


Welcome to our Moodle Help Pages

For further assistance you are always welcome to contact the Help Desk at x2526 or email askIT@amherst.edu. Thanks!

Go to moodle.amherst.edu
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Adding Course Content

Moodle generally displays content from various reserve systems, and instructors can add additional files, content, or media to a site. 

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Moodle has several features to support instructor-to-student communication, as well as student-to-student communication and sharing. 

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Assessments, Assignments and Grading

Faculty at Amherst have a wealth of tools available to them for designing course assignments and assessments. Tools include:

  • Assignment
  • Quiz
  • Gradebook
  • Gradescope
  • Google Assignments or Forms
  • Kaltura Media Assignment or Quiz
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Administration and Customization

  • Course images & formats
  • Site visibility
  • Importing/copying sites
  • Personal profile options