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This information is intended for faculty. Students seeking information about Moodle should visit the Student Moodle Help.

To learn more about Moodle’s newest features, visit the Moodle Fall 2015 Improvements webpage.

What is Moodle?

Moodle is a software platform that can be used to produce Internet-based courses and websites. It is a Learning Management System (LMS) accessed by using a web browser and can be used to add web technology to a teacher’s course(s). You and your students can access Moodle any time, any place as long as you have an Internet connection.

How do I get a Moodle site for courses that I teach?

Moodle courses are created automatically for all courses with SOLAR ticket numbers and a faculty member assigned as the instructor of record in the myNorthridge Portal. To see your courses, log in to Moodle at

What training is available at CSUN?

Moodle classes are scheduled throughout the semester. Please check the IT Training Schedule for workshop information. If you would like to request specialized training for your department or large group, please contact the Faculty Technology Center at

The user guides shared during our workshops may be downloaded at the IT Training Guides webpage. You may also wish to enroll in the eLearning Essentials Moodle site for more resources on designing, organizing and facilitating courses using Moodle and other tools.

Where can I get help using Moodle?

The Faculty Technology Center offers walk-in support in Oviatt 33 to assist faculty with questions on Moodle and other supported instructional technologies. Our offices and support professionals are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding campus holidays. You may visit us in person or call (818) 677-3443. For answers to frequently asked questions, please visit Faculty Moodle Help.

Is there a template I can use to get started building my course site?

Yes, the Faculty Technology Center has created a Moodle template that faculty can use when building and organizing their course sites.

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