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How to Create a Course and Enroll Students in Moodle

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Author and Speaker:  Peggy Collum


Cleburne County Board of Education -- District Administrator

University of Alabama -- Higher Education Student, PhD Instructional Technology


This podcast gives basic teacher information on creating a course in Moodle.  The podcast takes the viewer through the steps of creating an account, creating a course and student enrollment in the course.  While administrators may customize and change some specifics of Moodle this podcast will provide basic information that is transferable to other Moodle services.  

Length: 07:10

Content Areas: Technology Education, Professional Development

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

TC2 (9-12) Computer Applications
10. Analyze capabilities and limitations of current and emerging technologies.
  • Assessing effects of technology on culture, economics, politics, and the environment
  • Comparing capabilities of various technologies to address personal, social, lifelong learning, and career needs
    TC2 (9-12) Computer Applications
    13. Demonstrate collaborative skills using curriculum-related content in digital environments.
    Examples: completing assignments online; interacting with experts and peers in a structured, online learning environment

    AQTS_3.D.1: Technology [Knowledge of available and emerging technologies that support the learning of all students.]
    AQTS_3.D.2: Technology [Knowledge of the wide range of technologies that support and enhance instruction, including classroom and school resources as well as distance learning and online learning opportunities.]
    AQTS_3.D.3: Technology [Ability to integrate technology into the teaching of all content areas.]
    AQTS_3.D.4: Technology [Ability to facilitate students' individual and collaborative use of technology, including classroom resources as well as distance and online learning opportunities when available and appropriate.]
    ASIL_1.12: [Ability to focus upon student learning as a driving force for curriculum, instruction, and institutional decision-making]
    ASIL_1.20: [Ability to use external resources as sources for ideas for improving student achievement]
    ASIL_6.1: [Ability to implement a plan for the use of technology, telecommunications, and information systems to enrich curriculum, instruction, and assessment]
    ASIL_6.2: [Ability to develop a plan for technology integration for the school community]
    ASIL_6.4: [Ability to model the use of technology for personal and professional productivity]
    ASIL_6.5: [Ability to develop an effective teacher professional development plan to increase technology usage to support curriculum-based integration practices]
    ASIL_6.6: [Ability to promote the effective integration of technology throughout the teaching and learning environment]
    ASIL_6.7: [Knowledge to increase access to educational technologies for the school]
    ASIL_6.8: [Ability to provide support for teachers to increase the use of technology already in the school/classrooms]


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