Moodle is a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) used by the University.

Moodle allows students to access course materials, enter into discussion with one another, do online tests and submit assignments. Staff can access Moodle to upload course content for students and download course assignments as well as partake in discussions and forums.

 How do I access Moodle?

Moodle can be accessed using one of the following addresses, depending on where you are based:

Lancaster University:

Lancaster University Ghana:

Lancaster University College at Beijing Jiaotong University:

Moodle online training and guides

 Course administration

For staff involved in course administration: Online course: Course administration in Moodle


Comprehensive information, guidance and case studies about this topic can be found on the Online submission, assessment and feedback help page.

Online courses are available for online assessment and feedback of assignments and for Moodle quizzes.

Online course: Online assessment and feedback for assignments in Moodle

Online course: Quizzes in Moodle

 Video media
 Mobile app

Please see Moodle Mobile.


A guide is available which covers using choice, feedback, questionnaire and database activities to collect data.

 Collaborative activities

A guide is available which covers how to use the forum, chat, OU wiki and BigBlueButton activities in Moodle. A separate guide covers the Moodle glossary activity.

Drop-in support sessions

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