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Moodle Information

In 2006 the University selected Moodle as the centrally supported Learning Management System and implemented version 1.9 to replace Class Forum.  In 2007 the Waikato Centre for eLearning (WCEL) was established to provide effective support and leadership for the continuing development of eLearning at the University. Moodle’s open source licence allowed the university to modify some of the behaviour and features of the software to fit the needs and requirements of our staff. In November 2010 the Moodle community released a major new version, Moodle 2.0.  The University eLearn Moodle site was upgraded Tuesday 25th October 2011.

Accessing Moodle

Access Moodle by opening your preferred internet browser and navigating to http://elearn.waikato.ac.nz.  You can also click the ‘Moodle’ link from the Quick Links section of the Waikato Student start page. You may use Moodle to access paper specific resources and activities that have been made available by your lecturer.  Moodle will be your online classroom if you are enrolled in a fully online, ‘NET’, paper.  Note: Management ‘NET’ students may also use MyWeb as their online classroom.

Finding Help

The ITS Service Desk is the first point of contact for Moodle and other queries. A list of the online self help links is outlined on our Help Documentation page. WCEL offer regular workshops and can arrange group sessions as required.

Moodle Maintenance

Occasionally WCEL and ITS need to carry out maintenance on the Moodle software and servers. Read more...

Moodle Conditions of Access

When first accessing Moodle users must accept the conditions of access. We have a copy of the conditions here should you wish to refer to it. Users who are unwilling to agree are asked to contact the ITS Service Desk and ask to be referred to the Director of Information and Technology Services.

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