Quickstart Guide

This quick guide will help you get started with MoodleCloud Standard Plans.

If you need structured learning to acquire comprehensive knowledge about Moodle through free online courses, visit Moodle Academy to sign up for various learning pathways.

Set up your teaching space

Moodle calls the space where you teach online a ‘course’. It can be a course for just one student or for a large group. You can use it for any subject or kind of teaching you like.

Learn how to create a course on Moodle

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How can I create a course?

Add materials for your learners

Toggle Edit mode top right your course and then simply drag and drop worksheets and presentations.

Learn how to drag and drop files in Moodle

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Drag and drop files into Moodle

Create engaging activities

Use the Activity chooser to select engaging content for your learners.

Learn how to manage a course

Learn how to how to add activities to the course

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How can I add course content?

Get learners on your site

There are two steps to take:

  1. Get your learners onto your MoodleCloud site
  2. Give your learners access to your teaching materials

Learn how new users can sign up to Moodle site

Learn how learners sign up to courses

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How can new users sign up to my Moodle?

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How can learners sign up to my courses?

Inform your learners

  1. Email or message your learners, telling them the web address of your MoodleCloud site.
  2. Tell them to click “Log in“ and then “Create new account
  3. Tell them the name of their course (and share the Enrolment key you made.)

Playlist videos


Moodle Admin Basics program

Want to add courses quickly? Want to re-use existing courses? Prefer to add learners yourself to be safer? These videos will show you how.

26 Videos - Youtube Playlist

Moodle Admin Basics

Moodle Teaching Basics

Learn in detail how to set up assignments, discussion forums, add URLs, get your learners collaborating with each other and much more.

32 Videos - Youtube Playlist

Moodle Teaching Basics

Moodle Teaching Skills

Explore Moodle’s more powerful activities with these advanced tutorials enabling you to set up branching scenarios and peer collaboration.

4 Videos - Youtube Playlist

Moodle Teaching Skills