PacktLib: Moodle Administration

Moodle Administration

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewer

Preface

Introduction

Moodle's Rationale

Moodle Overview

The Moodle Model

Moodle Usage

VLE Administration

Moodle Administration

Summary

Moodle Installation

Moodle Installation: An Overview

Installation in a LAMP Environment

Installation in a Windows Environment

Installation in a Mac OS X Environment

Updating Moodle

Summary

The Moodle System

Moodle Architecture

Finding Your Way Around in Moodle

File Management

Summary

Course Management

Course Categories

Creating Courses

Forms of Enrolment

Summary

User Management

Authentication Versus Enrolment

User Profiles

Standard User Actions

Manual Accounts

User Authentication

Username Best Practices

Summary

Roles and Permissions

Moodle's PreDefined Roles

Contexts

Assignment of Roles

Capabilities and Permissions

Roles Management

Summary

Moodle: Look and Feel

Look and Feel: An Overview

Customizing Your Front Page

Moodle Themes

Look and Feel: Good Practice

Summary

Moodle Configuration

Accessibility

Localization

Module Configuration

Grades and Gradebook Settings

Miscellaneous Settings

Summary

Monitoring User Activity

Monitoring Overview

Reporting

Tracking

Statistics

Privacy and Data Protection Issues

Summary

Moodle Security

Security Overview

Security Notifications

User Security

Data and Content Security

System Security

Summary

Moodle Performance and Optimization

Performance and Optimization Overview

Moodle Content

Moodle System Settings

Moodle Performance Profiling and Monitoring

Summary

Backup and Restore

Course-Level Backup and Restore

Site-Level Backups

System-Level Backups

Summary

Installing Third-Party Add-Ons

Third-Party Software: An Overview

Good Add-Ons and Bad Add-Ons

Popular Add-Ons

Installing Third-Party Add-Ons

Uninstalling Third-Party Add-Ons

Summary

Moodle Networking

Networking Overview

Networking Prerequisites and Security

Peer-To-Peer Networks

Community Hubs

Mahara Integration

Summary

Moodle Health Check

Moodle Health Check

Moodle Health Check

Moodle Health Check

Moodle Health Check

Configuration Settings Reference

Configuration Settings Reference

Configuration Settings Reference

Configuration Settings Reference

Configuration Settings Reference

Index