LSU Online logo
LSU Online logo
Faculty Resources & Support
Aerial view of the LSU Campus

Getting Started in Moodle

Well begun is half done! A well set-up course gets students geared for success. This page provides resources and instructions that may be utilized prior to the start of each term to complete all Moodle course setup activities. Course setup may include not only importing content from a previous course, but also making early and timely decisions about cross-listing, cross-enrollment, and other administrative functions. Scroll down to see helpful video recordings, including select past workshops to aid your progress.


Moodle Overview

Course Creation and Enrollment

Course Splitting

Team Teaching


Selective Import

Simple Restore

Adding Zoom to Your Course

Simple Restore

Making Courses Visible

Adding TAs

Zoom Plug In Set Up in Moodle

Embedding Resources in Moodle

Introduction to the Moodle Course Template

Moodle Course Template Request Form

Working in the Moodle Template for Online Courses

Professional Development

Visit the LSU Training & Event Registration website to view and register for an upcoming offering. For immediate need, you can access the recordings of the workshop(s) below.

Moodle Introductory Topics

Gradebook Setup

Using the Gradebook


Moodle Overview for Instructors