Graduate Theological Union

Moodle for Faculty

Request a Moodle Course

If you would like to use Moodle for your course, click here to make a course request (requests may take up to two business days).

If you would like to re-use resources and activities from a previous course in your new course, click here for instructions from Moodle's website.  You must not include user data in the import.

Learning Opportunities for Faculty

There are no workshops scheduled at this time, but individual sessions are always encouraged. Email to schedule an appointment.

If you have an upcoming workshop on online or distance learning planned, and would like to announce it here, please contact us a

Visit the GTU Online Learning Blog

Designed to be a quick, easy read with information you can use right away in your teaching, you will find summaries and links to the latest research about online learning, tips for using Moodle, and resources that you can incorporate in your classes on our new GTU Online Learning blog.

Moodle Support

Before contacting Moodle support, please make sure you have the following installed:

You may also need to install the following for some courses:

If the users guides (below) cannot resolve your issue, click here to complete the Moodle support form. When you contact us, please include your course number or name so that we can help you as quickly as possible.

Click here for documentation from the Moodle developers.



The Library of Congress has an informative tutorial designed specifically for educators about copyright law. It includes a 4-step process for making decisions and information about how to easily link to material while following copyright law, with examples. It is important to be informed about copyright law, since it is up to you to make decisions about what materials you include in your courses. Click here to view the tutorial. Click here to visit the US government's copyright website.


Digital Workstation

Faculty, staff, and doctoral students (serving as teaching assistants) have access to the digital workstation, which is located in the library audio-visual room.  You must have received "training" (either at a workshop or directly with the Online Learning Coordinator) in order to use the workstation.  Click here for more information on the equipment available.


Users Guides (updated for Moodle 2)


Click here to access the gradebook knowledge base from Louisiana State University, who designed the new gradebook system

Additional Help

For additional help, please contact:
Justin Lipscomb, Online Learning Coordinator | 510-649-2510
Office: GTU Library, ask at Circulation Desk


Authorized users only: Request Moodle accounts here.