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Moodle is an open source LMS. It allows instructors to post materials, host online activities (such as discussions, quizzes, and assignment drop boxes), and manage student data and grades.
To request a Moodle course, log in to SPIRE with your OIT Account NetID and password. In the Menu, go to Faculty Home > Moodle Course Request. You will go through a series of screens that will gather information about your course.
For more details see Request a Moodle Course Through SPIRE.
A new Moodle course needs to be requested each semester that you teach a class. Once a new empty Moodle course shell has been created, you can use the Moodle Import feature to move content from the course you would like to reuse into the new course shell. For more details see Reuse a Previous Moodle Course.
To learn more about Moodle, you can:
- Review our support documentation at: http://www.oit.umass.edu/moodle
- Log in to Moodle with your OIT Account NetID and password.
- Attend one of the 'Moodle Preview' sessions we're offering this spring. For more information and to register, go to: https://etna.oit.umass.edu/public/workshops
- Invite Academic Computing staff to present to your department, program, or group (contact the Instructional Media Lab at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-545-2823).
- Set up a time for a one-on-one consultation with staff in our Instructional Media Lab (email@example.com | 413-545-2823).