Instructions and guides
Here you can find instructions and guides on pedagogical use of Moodle. Some of these are instructions on the use of activities and resources while some have pedagogical or even organizational approach.
The materials can be downloaded, imported to Moodle and customized at will as long as the project and funding logos are retained in the materials. The materials in H5P format can be downloaded by clicking the “⟳ Reuse” button or embedded by clicking on the “<> Embed” button.
Moodle Tool Guide – A reference chart website for checking the ease of use and pedagogical goals of the most common Moodle activity and resource types. The Finnish, Swedish and Estonian translations were made in this project.
Some materials have been translated to other European languages. Click on the flags to access the translated versions.
Table of Contents
- Moodle Tool Guide
- Introduction to H5P / H5P template
- Accessible contents
- Building interaction
- Learning paths
- Learning design
- e-Learning checklist
- e-Learning Storyboarding checklist
- Using augmented reality examples in face-to-face teaching
- Co-creation of content and co-teaching
- Introduction to H5P / H5P template
- Introduction to Moodle Quiz
- How to tune your old Moodle course
- Video instructions for most common Moodle activities and resources
- Course creation
- Course format
- Groups and how to use them
- Completion progress
- Different user roles
- Content management
- Interactive video
- Linking Moodle and Teams
- Making a virtual classroom in Moodle by using Teams
- Feedback for teachers
- Assessment – Feedback for learners
- The Gradebook
- Editing the course settings
Introduction to H5P / H5P template
An introduction to H5P format that can be used as a template as well.
Pedagogical guide to accessibility – what needs to be taken into account when developing accessible e-learning contents.
An H5P guide to using forum, assignment, chat, workshop, database, glossary and wiki activities to build interaction.
An H5P guide on learning paths, defining what they are, why they are useful and how learning paths work in Moodle.
Pedagogical guide to the methodology of learning design.
A checklist to make sure that the most important aspects of e-learning are considered when a course is created.
e-Learning Storyboarding checklist
Checklist for creating an e-learning storyboard.
Using augmented reality examples in face to face teaching
Some examples of how augmented reality can be used in Moodle for vocational training.
Co-creation of content and co-teaching
Guide for organisations, teams and groups of teachers on how co-creation of content and co-teaching can make everyday life easier and more efficient and how it should be organised.
Introduction to Moodle Quiz
Instructions on the use of versatile Moodle Quiz activity.
How to tune your old Moodle course
A Moodle course for teachers who need to update their existing courses. A step-by-step approach makes it easy for any teacher to modernise their old courses. The content can be used on project’s Moodle or the course package can be downloaded, installed and edited on any Moodle as long as the project and funding information are retained.
Download this course backup as .mbz file. Install on local Moodle and edit freely but retain the project and funding information.
Before downloading try to find out whether you have a new version of Moodle with H5P core or an older one with H5P plug-in
Video instructions for most common Moodle activities and resources
A collection of instructional videos for the most common Moodle activities and resource types from Moodle.org. Works well together with the Moodle Tool Guide.
An H5P book on adding and setting up a course. Adding participants is also covered.
Introduction to the most useful course formats.
Groups and how to use them
Instructions on adding and creating groups, the settings, editing groups and using filters
Instructions on enabling completion progress monitoring, which is a great, time-saving way to get a visual representation of activity completion.
Different User Roles
An H5P guide to different user roles and how to assign them in specific contexts.
How to manage content in Moodle by using files, folders, images, sound, video, embedded content, filters, plagiarism prevention, portfolios, backups and downloads. Includes instructions on how to add content to Moodle.
How to use interactive video H5Ps in Moodle.
Linking Moodle and Teams
Instructions on linking Moodle LMS and Teams communication system.
Making a virtual classroom in Moodle by using Teams
Feedback for Teachers
An H5P guide on collecting feedback and evaluating courses in Moodle.
Assessment – Feedback for Learners
An H5P guide on grading and giving feedback to students including feedback files, audio / video feedback, annotations etc.
Automatically aggregating scores and feedback by using Moodle Gradebook. This requires correct technical grading settings and careful planning as a whole.
Editing the course settings
Instructions on how to modernize and update an existing old Moodle course. The instructions are easy to follow step-by-step as they are compiled into Moodle course format.