Moodle 4 Administration: An administrator's guide to configuring, securing, customizing, and extending Moodle, 4th Edition
English | 2022 | ISBN: 1801816727 | 640 pages | True PDF EPUB | 137.22 MB
A practical guide filled with over 120 infographics to help you administer Moodle for large organizations and small enterprises, updated to Moodle 4 and packed with real-world examples addressing today's LMS needs
Learn how to plan, install, customize, and optimize Moodle and Moodle Workplace
Deliver a cutting-edge learning experience in a secure and customizable environment while optimizing the Moodle environment
Discover solutions to common problems while administering Moodle using a wide range of real-world examples
This updated fourth edition of the classic Moodle Administration guide has been written from the ground up and covers all the new Moodle features in great breadth and depth.
The topics have also been augmented with professional diagrams, illustrations, and checklists.
The book starts by covering basic tasks such as how to set up and configure Moodle and perform day-to-day administration activities. You'll then progress to more advanced topics that show you how to customize and extend Moodle, manage authentication and enrolments, and work with roles and capabilities. Next, you'll learn how to configure pedagogical and technical Moodle plugins and ensure your LMS complies with data protection regulations. Then, you will learn how to tighten Moodle's security, improve its performance, and configure backup and restore procedures. Finally, you'll gain insights on how to compile custom reports, configure learning analytics, enable mobile learning, integrate Moodle via web services, and support different types of multi-tenancy.
By the end of this book, you'll be able to set up an efficient, fully fledged, and secure Moodle system.
What you will learn
Get expert techniques to handle courses, categories, and enrolments in Moodle
Manage users, cohorts, roles, and authentication in a professional manner
Configure and manage core and third-party plugins and integrations like a pro
Explore different levels of technical and educational configuration
Enhance Moodle's look and feel to create engaging user experiences and ensure compliance with your corporate branding
Gain insights by creating powerful custom reports and learning analytics
Ensure your Moodle or Moodle Workplace complies with the latest GDPR regulations
Support different learning settings, including home-office based learning, mobile learning, and multi-tenancy
Who this book is for
If you're new to Moodle or an experienced administrator, this book is for you. It's also ideal for anyone who has to administer a Moodle system. Whether you're dealing with a small-scale local Moodle site or a large-scale multi-site learning management system, this book will assist you with any administrative task you may encounter on your journey. Basic Moodle or Moodle Workplace knowledge will be helpful, but not essential.
Table of Contents
Exploring the Moodle System
Exploring Courses, Users, and Roles
Managing Courses and Enrolments
Managing Users, Cohorts, and Authentication
Managing Permissions, Roles, and Capabilities
Enhancing Moodle's Look and Feel
Understanding Moodle Plugins
Configuring Educational Features
Configuring Technical Features
Enabling Mobile Learning
Gaining Insights through Moodle Reporting and Analytics
Ensuring Moodle Security
Complying with Data Protection Regulations
Optimizing Moodle Performance
Avoiding Sleepless Nights – Moodle Backup and Restore
Working with Moodle Admin Tools
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