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How do I add a Welcome message to my course?

January 2, 2015 - Each week or topic, including the top or “general” area, has a summary. This is where information like your topic title or week’s goals could go. When you turn on the editing, you should see a solo editing icon (the gray cog wheel) in each week or topic: To add a Welcome message, simply click on the gray cog wheel in the top section of the page. By clicking on this gray cog wheel, you will be brought to a screen where you can edit that week’s/topic’s summary. This gray area with the buttons that are similar to Microsoft Word … Continue reading
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How do I increase my file upload limit? [version 2.6]

September 26, 2014 - The maximum file size Moodle currently supports is 64MB. If you have a file between 64.1MB and 2GB, you can use Trinity’s own Large File Transfer (LFT) service. LFT FAQ can be found on the Technology Services website. If your file is larger than 2GB, submit a help ticket to see what additional options you may have. If you would like your course’s upload limit to be the site-wide maximum of 64MB, you can update your course settings to allow this. Login to your course in Moodle. Locate the ‘Administration’ block and click on the ‘Edit Settings’ link: On the … Continue reading
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How do I access my course files in Moodle (current version)?

July 23, 2014 - Moodle has two main types of files: your current files and legacy files. Legacy files are those files that were in Moodle 1.9 before the upgrade to version 2.2 in August 2012. To reach your files (current and legacy) or to add new files, you will go through the “+Add an activity or resource” interface. When you import your course next semester, the only files that will “move forward” would be the ones that are linked as resources in the course. You will not lose any files, as they will be accessible in the pre-upgrade Moodle course. To add a new file or … Continue reading
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How do I adjust my pop-up blocker settings?

July 25, 2013 -  For Moodle to function properly, you need to make sure that your browser currently allows pop-ups (and javascript). To check and adjust your pop-up blockers, follow the instructions for your browser: Internet Explorer 9 (IE) Click the IE menu on the browser toolbar: Click on the “Internet options” choice from the menu that appears. In the “Internet Options” window, click on the “Privacy” tab. In the “Pop-up Blocker” section, you can either turn of the pop-up blocker entirely by unchecking the box next to “Turn on Pop-up Blocker” or add an exception by clicking on the “Settings” button. If you … Continue reading
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How do I find my course in Moodle as a Faculty member?

July 22, 2013 - There are various ways to locate your course in Moodle. “My courses” block “My courses” section “Find a course” link & “Search courses” box “My courses” block Once you have logged into Moodle, all* the courses to which you have access will be listed in your “My Courses” block. *If you are an administrator with greater access than simply to the courses you are teaching, this will not be the case. All courses are loaded into Moodle as unavailable to students. This means that when new courses appear in your “My Courses” block, they will be gray, and listed in … Continue reading
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Welcome to Moodle!

December 12, 2011 - Moodle is Trinity’s virtual learning space, including Trinity’s web-enhanced classrooms for learners at all levels. You reach to Moodle by clicking on the ‘m’ wearing the mortarboard (pictured to the right) in the header in most of Trinity’s webpages. Trinity faculty members and students can log into Moodle using their network/email username and password. For example, if your name is Jane Doe, your email username might be doej, which you would enter in the Username field. Enter the same password as you use for your email. If you’ve forgotten your password, go to Continue reading
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For more information, contact Moodle Support,

For more information, contact Moodle Support,