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Moodle Getting Started        2m 27s

 

Whether you are taking a fully online class, a hybrid course, or a traditional face-to-face class that also has course material online, this site will act as your gateway. WOU's primary online course management system is WOU Online, which we also call Moodle. However, not all instructors use Moodle. Some instructors use their own Web page or some other method. If you're unsure, contact your instructor for this information.

 

Please visit the website of the Division of Extended Programs to see a list of online programs and resources. The college of Education also offers online courses. For more information about these courses and the web-based MAT program, please call 503-838-8471.

 

 

Getting Started with Moodle

 

 

If your course uses WOU Online (Moodle), your login and password will be the same as your Pawprint login. You can, of course, login to Moodle through the WOU Portal, which logs you into many systems at the same time, but the following method will work even when the portal is not available:

  1. Go to http://online.wou.edu
  2. In the upper right corner, enter your Pawprint/WOU network username and password. If you have not yet set this up, you will need to go to the Account Lookup site and do so before you can proceed.
  3. You now have access to Moodle/WOU Online. Most courses are automatically populated with students the first day of the term. Usually, you will not be able to get into your course before this time. Once you've logged in, you should see your course listed under "My Courses" on the left. Click the link and enter your course.

    Most of the time that's all you need to do. If there course doesn't show up, please contact your instructor for appropriate steps.

Once logged in, consider clicking your name in the upper right and updating your profile, which will allow you to add some information about yourself and even upload a picture of yourself. This information is not available to anyone outside your course. If you have problems accessing the course content, please contact your instructor first.

 

Possible Problems:

 

  • You are not able to login to WOU Online. Have you setup your WOU network username and password? If not, please go to the Account Lookup site and set up your Pawprint login.
  • You are able to login to WOU Online, but the course is not there.It is highly likely that your instructor has not yet made the course material available. Many instructors do not do so until right before the start of the term. Contact your instructor for more information.
  • You're having other issues with Moodle. If you're not sure if your system is up to date enough, please see the Student System Requirements page.

 

Getting Help

 

If you need assistance, contact the Moodle Support Team at 503-838-9300 or by email at moodle@wou.edu and the appropriate person will respond to your request. Faculty needing training or assistance should also contact the Moodle Support Team.

 

If you are having technical difficulties with a WOU computer, or if you have gone through the Account Lookup steps without success, please contact Computing Services, located in ITC 009, at 503-838-8925.

 

Contact

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Location: ITC 009

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