What's New in Moodle for Fall 2023

Moodle 4 has been redesigned with a goal of improved usability, navigation, and accessibility. Please check out our "What's New" page to see new features and improvements. 

Faculty are welcome to book a help session with ATS staff if you'd like a quick tour of the new version, would like help getting your site set up for Fall, or have any other type of Moodle question. 

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