Using the Dashboard

The Dashboard provides quick immediate access to search courses available to you in Moodle with a variety of different search functions.The Course menu sidebar expands and collapses to save screen space and allows quick access to courses which you are enrolled in and have been made live.

Example of Dashboard.

To change the view

  1. You can choose to search by either Past, In Progress or Future courses you are enrolled in by using the Courses tab under Course overview.

  2. You can use the Timeline tab to view recent events in your course such as due assignments. Click Sort by dates to see the most recent due activities or Sort by courses to view based on the courses.

  3. In the top right hand corner you have the user menu where all Moodle features are located such as:

    Reset and stop buttons

    Dashboard - Return to the Moodle home dashboard page
    Profile - View and edit any profile information
    My Preferences - change any settings on your user profile
    My Calendar - Show your calendar and all events occurring
    My ePortfolio - To take you to Mahara ePortfolio
    My files - View all your personal files
    My grades - To view all the grades overall for all courses which you are enrolled in
    My media - View your collection of Media resources such as videos or audio recordings uploaded from Kaltura
    My messages - View all Instant messages between yourself and other users
    Log Out - Log out of your account