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Moodle is DePauw’s learning management system. It enables faculty members to enhance their face-to-face teaching and their students’ learning by providing an online environment to distribute materials and encourage interaction both within and outside the classroom. A Moodle course is automatically created for every class offered through the Registrar’s Office. Every faculty member, staff member […]

Mac: Saving files with extensions for uploading to Moodle

If your Mac is not already set to show file extensions, we recommend setting this to Show all filename extensions to help track what file types are being used. (Note: The accepted standard for word processing at DePauw is Microsoft Word. Please save text assignments in Word format unless your professor says differently.) Show all filename extensions […]

Exporting the gradebook

Moodle’s Gradebook may be exported as an OpenDocument spreadsheet, plain text file, Excel spreadsheet or XML file. This guide demonstrates how to export the Moodle Gradebook as an Excel spreadsheet. To export the gradebook to an Excel spreadsheet Click Grades in the Administration block. Under Report, click the Grader report drop-down menu, and then select […]

Moodle: Copying course materials

There are two options for having your course materials copied from your old course into your new course. To copy your course materials on your own, complete the following step-by-step instructions. (Note: When copying course materials in Moodle, it is important for you to first set-up the Settings in the new course to have the […]

Adding YouTube video clips to Moodle

YouTube video clips may be added to a Moodle course as an embedded resource, linked resource or HTML block. To embed a YouTube video clip as a resource Browse to http://www.youtube.com/. For the desired video clip Click Share, located under the video. Click Embed. Copy the embed code. Browse to the Moodle course, click Turn […]

Instructional Support & Software

Absence Preparedness Strategies and recommended technologies for classroom absences, such as campus emergencies, injuries or illness, off-campus athletic events, out-of-town conferences, family emergencies and so on. ChemDraw Chemical drawing and desktop chemical publishing program. DyKnow Classroom management and interactive learning software. Endnote Software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references. Contact Caroline Gilson […]


Password requirements DePauw passwords must meet the following requirements: Minimum length of 8 characters. Must not contain your name or username. Must contain at least 3 of the following 4 types of characters: Lowercase letter (abcd…). Uppercase letter  (ABCD…). Number (1234…). Special character (!@#$…). Additional information for creating secure passwords Google Secure your passwords. Gmail […]