Moodle Knowledge Base

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Help for Faculty and Students

Moodle is the College's learning management system. It hosts individual course websites used by instructors and students. Please see below for our help resources.

Go to moodle.amherst.edu
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Moodle Site Access and Enrollments

Learn about how Moodle access works for students, petitioners, five college students, guests, classroom assistants, TA's, and auditors. 

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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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Communication

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

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Assignments & Gradebook

Assignments allow students to submit work through Moodle, and the Gradebook lets faculty use Moodle to calculate grades. Use them in combination to save time and streamline your grading workflow!

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Administration and Customization

Course formats, site visibility, copying sites, working with blocks, themes, and personal profile options.