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

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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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Communication

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