Quick Start

  1. Recommended Browser
  2. Access Moodle
  3. Edit Course Settings
  4. Edit Course Contents

  1. Recommended Browser

    Users are recommended to use "Firefox" or "Chrome" browser to access the Moodle platform since they have a better performance on browsing the Moodle platform.

  2. Access Moodle

    Moodle can be accessed via HKU Portal. On My eLearning tab1, select "Click to access your Moodle courses, if any"2, a list of courses you are teaching is retrieved from Student Information System (SIS).


    1. Login HKU Portal at https://hkuportal.hku.hk
    2. Select My eLearning tab1
  3. My eLearning tab
    1. Course list retrieved from Student Information System (SIS).
      1. Click the Moodle link next to the course name to manage the moodle course.
  4. Edit Course Settings

    The course home page in Moodle looks like the figure below.
    course home page

    Teachers can edit information and settings of their Moodle courses. The edit page is available in Edit settings1 under Course Administration. Course summary, availability to students, etc are items that can be edited.


    1. In the course home page, click Edit settings1 under Course Administration from the left menu
    2. Edit the course settings in Edit course settings
    3. Click Save at the bottom of the page

    Edit course settings

  5. Edit Course Contents

    Teachers can add, delete, or update course materials of their Moodle courses. To enable editing, click Turn editing on2. Then you will see a link "Add an activity or resource" in each section. You may add activities or resources by clicking this link. Resources include files, folders, labels, web pages, URLs, etc. Activities include assignments, quizzes, chatrooms, forums/discussion boards, etc.


    1. Click Turn editing on2
    2. Click "Add an activity or resource"

    Add an activity