Queen's University Moodle
Moodle is an open-source, password-protected learning management system. It can be used to deliver academic courses on the Web or to supplement face-to-face instruction. It can also be used for collaborative research and project-based group work. A variety of tools are available, including:
- content management, presentation and sharing
- communication (one-to-one and many-to-many, real time and asynchronous)
- project/assignment collaboration and presentation
- performance assessment and evaluation
- academic course administration and grade management.
Who Can Have It?
- The Queen's Moodle service is available to all faculty and staff, and to graduate students who have a faculty sponsor.
- Graduate students who plan to teach an academic course using Moodle will require authorization from the department head or chair.
How Do I Get It?
- Queen's Moodle is located at moodle.queensu.ca.
- Use of the Queen's Moodle service must be consistent with Queen's educational goals and comply with the Electronic Information Security Policy Framework
- For more information on the use of Queen's Moodle, please read the Moodle Service Level Agreement.
- The targeted availability of this service is twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week (24x7).
- Users of the service should expect occasional but infrequent service interruptions or slowdowns, both planned and unplanned.
- Where it is necessary to schedule system maintenance that necessitates a service outage, ITS will do this outside of regular business hours whenever possible.
- Please check the ITS Notification page for information about unplanned service outages.
- Standard Hours of Operation
Service Level Objective
Please see the links below for Service Level Objectives:
- Backup, Recovery, Archiving and Retention
- Facilities Management Page
- Service Interruption and Restoration
Governing IT Policies
Users of this service are governed by the following policies, failure to comply may result, at a minimum, with suspension of service:
- Intellectual Property - QUFA Collective Agreement, Article 16
- Electronic Information Security Policy Framework
Help & Support
- Please contact the IT Support Centre if you experience problems with Moodle.
- Documentation specific to Queen's University is available on the Wiki.
- Using Moodle - Teaching with the Popular Open Source Course Management System, by Jason Cole and Helen Foster is published by O'Reilly as part of the Community Press series.