Moodle is used at the Emily Carr University of Art + Design by faculty for the creation of online and face to face courses and department resources for the faculty and student community.
Come to the Teaching and Learning Centre in room 201 in the north building on the Emily Carr campus for a getting started consultation or request one by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Individual and group workshops can be scheduled or will be announced on this site and through email
Moodle Course Requests
Faculty, if you need a new course shell/shells for the upcoming or current semester(s), please log in to the ECU Moodle site, go to the Instructor Services drop-down menu and select, “request a new course”.
Emily Carr University’s Moodle course mangement system will update to version 2.8.7+ for the Fall 2015 semester.
Faculty can review the Moodle_2.8.7_release_notes or view the video links below to see the feature changes.
- Moodle 2.8 Release Highlights Overview
- Moodle 2.8 Release Highlight: Gradebook
- Moodle 2.8 Release Highlight: Forums
- Moodle 2.8 Release Highlight: Usability
- Moodle 2.8 Release Highlight: Atto Autosave
- Moodle 2.8 Release Highlight: Event Monitor
- Moodle 2.8 Release Highlight: Quiz Improvements
- Moodle 2.8 Release Highlight: Cohorts
Faculty can take the Moodle 2.8 Essential Training Course on Lynda.com at http://www.lynda.com/Moodle-tutorials/Moodle-2.8-Essential-Training/370012-2.html or the Moodle Advanced Techniques course at http://www.lynda.com/Moodle-tutorials/Moodle-Advanced-Techniques/370199-2.html Please note: Emily Carr faculty should first go to the ECU Lynda.com login page at http://www.ecuad.ca/library/lynda
There is also an excellent set of online tutorials by Mary Cooch on YouTube – click on the link to view the full list – Moodle 2.8 Playlist
Please use the Instructor Services drop-down menus located at the top of the home page at http://courses.ecuad.ca to access learning materials for using this Moodle site or click the links below.
- Faculty Guide to Online Learning
- Best Practices Guide
- Instructional Skills Workshop Online Resources (resources for teaching online)
- Facilitating Learning in Synchronous Environments (resources for teaching online)
- Library Research Tutorial
*Please note: that you will be prompted for your Emily Carr username and a password to login to these tutorials. You can then use the enrollment key of “faculty” for accessing the faculty guides. These will then be added to the courses section of your “My home” area.
Faculty can also visit the main Moodle documentation site at http://docs.moodle.org/28/en?lang=en which also provide forums for troublshooting issues.
Future upcoming Moodle Workshops to assist faculty will be announced on a regular basis in this site and on the Teaching and Learning Centre website, during each semester.