Getting Started with Moodle

Monday, August 22, 2022:  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The registration period has closed for this event.


The Getting Started with Moodle workshop will give faculty who are new to Moodle (or who need a refresher) an introduction to Colgate’s learning management system. We will discuss how the use of Moodle in a course can enhance teaching and learning. The session will provide an overview of basic Moodle functionality so that faculty can set up their courses. Participants will also be introduced to additional features in Moodle, such as the creation, collection and assessment of assignments, activities such as quizzes and discussion boards.

This will take place as a Zoom meeting. Participants will receive the link to join the meeting via their confirmation email.



Session Outcomes

At the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Set up a Moodle course site and begin using Moodle to support their courses.

  • Add Moodle course content that aligns with the syllabus and learning goals

  • Add Resources and Activities

  • Use Moodle's communication features to effectively engage with students outside the classroom

Target Audience

Faculty and Staff with Moodle responsibilities

Workshop Length

1 hour


Topics include:



  • Benefits of Moodle for teaching and learning
  • Basic site navigation and overview of the Dashboard
  • Overview of Moodle features; Activities and Resources
  • Adding files, links, and other content
  • Things you need to know


Sharon Trerise

Instructional Designer - Learning Platforms 
and Universal Design | ITS

Robin Bridson
Professional Development and Training Coordinator


Registration open through 8/22/2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Zoom Session (online)