Moodle Resources

Moodle is LC’s full-featured learning management system (LMS) administered and supported by the Educational Technology group in IT. Moodle provides instructors and students a robust online learning environment with file management, digital submission, forums, timed quizzes, grading, and much more. 

The EdTech team offers virtual and in-person consultation, training and support by appointment

Need to access Moodle? Go to and use your LC username and password.

Start of Term
New to Moodle
Class Management & Gradebook
Interactive Activities
Tips & Tricks for Students

Current Moodle FAQs

Start of Term

  • Looking to reuse content from a prior term course? Here are the instructions for the import feature. (Helpsheet)
  • Moodle courses are initially hidden from students to give you time to add and format your course. Make Your Course Visible (Helpsheet) when you are ready for students to access your page.
  • Students will always see grades on graded activities such as assignments and quizzes. However, you can choose to show or hide the Moodle gradebook. Here are instructions for managing whether your gradebook is visible to students.

New to Moodle? Here’s help getting started

Moodle HQ has several overview videos that describe the most recent features in Moodle and how faculty can use them effectively. For the 2023-24 academic year we are running version 4.2. You may also want to check out Moodle HQ’s comprehensive video tutorials.

Class Management & Gradebook

  • Need to add an auditor or TA? See Enrollment Options for teachers (Helpsheet)
  • View Course Participants to see enrolled students and when they last accessed the site (Helpsheet)
  • Set up guest access (non-enrolled users) for courses (Helpsheet)
  • Show the Gradebook to Students (Helpsheet)
  • Hide the Moodle Gradebook (Helpsheet)
  • Gradebook Overview (Video - Moodle HQ)

Interactive Activities in Moodle


  • Assignment Quick Guide ( )
  • A Moodle Demo Course demonstrating assignment submission methods.
  • Guide for matching assignment submissions settings to your instructional goal (
  • Planning on using Moodle PDF annotation for grading? Plan on commenting using Word’s Track Changes feature? Use the file type selection (video) feature in Moodle to require a specific format for file uploads. 

Discussion Forums


  • Moodle Quick Quiz Guide (
  • Need to make an accommodation for a student who had a technical difficulty, needs an alternate time, or extra time? You can set up individual exam settings for students with the User Override feature.

Resources for Corporate & Continuing Education Students

Tips and Tricks for Students

  • Moodle FAQ for Students (Helpsheet)
  • Your Moodle Dashboard (
  • Manage Moodle Notifications (Helpsheet)
  • Download or convert Google Docs to PDF and other formats (Google Help)
  • Guide for Submitting assignments as PDFs from Chemistry Department (Google Doc)

For assistance with Moodle, contact or call the Service Desk at 503-768-7225 to reach an Educational Technologist.

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