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  • 1. Moodle Scavenger Hunt
    • Getting Ready!
  • 2. Instructions
    • You will use this scavenger hunt to get to know the features of moodle and to get ready for your official course.
      • Use the scavenger hunt worksheet from your email to record your answers.
      • Proceed to the next slide. Have fun!
  • 3. Log in
    • Once you have come to the moodle main page, click login in the upper right hand corner.
    • Type in the user name/password that I emailed to you and click login.
    • If you lost your username/password, please email me.
  • 4. Tips
    • You can use the breadcrumb trail or navigation bar to move back and forth in the course.
    • You can also use the drop down menu to jump to different parts of the course.
      • In your scavenger hunt worksheet, write where the drop-down menu is located.
  • 5. Profile
    • Click on your name in the upper right corner.
      • Edit your Profile . Include your email address. Write a short note indicating if you intend to add a photo or an avatar.
  • 6.
    • Go back to the main page . What event is listed on June 30th?
      • Write this event in your scavenger hunt worksheet.
    • Under My Courses, click on Orientation Course.
  • 7. Participants
    • Who is in your class? Click on Participants .
    • Note on your scavenger hunt worksheet the total number of students in the class and how many have a picture.
    • Send an e-mail to me telling me the best days/times to contact you.
  • 8.
    • Each time you open the course, you should check for important message in the News Forum and Latest News .
      • Find the last news item posted, copy it, and paste it in your scavenger hunt worksheet.
    Latest News
  • 9. Topics
    • The modules in your course are posted under Topics.
      • Note on your scavenger hunt the assignments for module 1.
  • 10. Discussions
    • Go to the Discussions area of the site.
      • Post a biography to the Introductions forum so we can get to know each other.
      • You can discuss your area of interest in school, your family, as well as any hobbies or special interests you may have.
      • Please include your name in the subject line.
  • 11. Blog
    • Go to Activity #1 and click on the course overview.
      • Read the course overview carefully and post a question in your blog.
      • Note on your scavenger worksheet the 3 methods of communication available.
  • 12. Quizzes
    • Click on Practice Quiz
      • Complete the practice quiz and submit
      • Note when the quiz availability ends on your scavenger hunt worksheet
  • 13. Resources
    • Go to Resources and click the link to Moodle FAQ.
      • What can you do if your topics have disappeared? Put your answer on your scavenger hunt worksheet.
  • 14. Grades
    • Click on Grades.
      • Note on your scavenger hunt worksheet how many grade items are in the gradebook.
  • 15. Search
    • Click on Advanced Search.
    • Scroll to the bottom to see the list of HELP files.
      • Note on your scavenger hunt worksheet the 5 features used to make chatting “a little nicer”.
  • 16. Journal
    • Click on Activities and follow the link to Journals .
      • What is the quote at the top of the page? Copy this into your scavenger hunt worksheet.
  • 17. Assignments
    • Find Assignments.
    • Submit your completed scavenger hunt worksheet.
    • Congratulations, you’re done!