Moodle is an acronym for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. It is used on the RTC campus by instructors as a course management system to help them create an online interactive learning environment for their students. Below is a list of online resources available to help you learn more about Moodle.

What is Moodle? (
This information page, from Humboldt University, describes how Moodle is different from a course web site and some of its features including security, ease of use, communication, and course management.

How 2 Moodle (
This comprehensive manual, developed by the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education, covers the basics of Moodle with brief instructions on each of its features.


Moodle Tutorials, Tips, and Sample Courses (
These resources from the American University of Beirut, include a quickstart guide for AUB faculty, video tutorials, instructor checklists, and examples of Moodle courses to view.


Moodle 101-- An Introduction to Moodle
Here is a link to some informational material that Greg Miller and Peter Mackenzie put together to kick start moodle users at the University of Washington. Just follow the link and login as guest (no password required)


Using Moodle book coverUsing Moodle
by Jason Cole

Using Moodle is a comprehensive, hands-on guide that explains how the system works, with plenty of examples and best practices for its many features and plug-in modules. Authored by a member of the Moodle community, this authoritative book also exposes little-known but powerful hacks for more technically savvy users. For anyone who is using-or thinking of using-this LMS, Using Moodle is required reading." (from the book back cover)