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RPCC Moodle Help
How to LogIn to Moodle
How to Use and Naviagate Moodle
Contacts for Moodle
Minimum Computer Requirements
Software Recommendations
General Information

Click Here to Login to RPCC Moodle
NOTE: Students will not have Moodle access until the first day of classes.



How to LogIn to Moodle

Use your LoLA User Name and Password to log into Moodle.

You must have an active account in LoLA in order to access RPCC Moodle.

You should not change your password in Moodle. You must change it in LoLA.

For problems logging into Moodle, use the "Forgot your LoLA log-in information?" button on the left side of the Moodle login page, or send an email to support@lctcs.edu, or call the Support Line at 866-217-8819.

Faculty members also use their LoLA User Name and Password to log into Moodle.

If you need help using Moodle, what should you do?

Read the tutorials listed in the "How to Use and Navigate Moodle" section of this help page, or go to the Participant Tutorials located at http://www.moodlerooms.com/resources/tutorials/participate/.

If you need other help with Moodle, what should you do?

     Email for Moodle help at RPCC: moodle@rpcc.edu



How to Use and Navigate Moodle

RPCC Student Tutorials (pdf)

RPCC Moodle Orientation - Part 1: General Requirements and Help Resources (pdf)
RPCC Moodle Orientation - Part 2: Accessing Moodle, Your Profile, and Your Courses (pdf)
RPCC Moodle Orientation - Part 3: Navigating a Moodle Course (pdf)
RPCC Moodle Orientation - Part 4: RPCC Help Resources (pdf)

RPCC Moodle Orientation - Parts 1 - 4 Combined (pdf)

Other tutorials available at Participant Tutorials: http://www.moodlerooms.com/resources/tutorials/participate/.

Two-page handout with instructions for logging into RPCC Moodle and Campus Email: RPCC Moodle and Campus Email Log-In Instructions (pdf)

NOTE: Moodle accounts and the RPCC Campus Email accounts for students are completely separate. Changing the password in one will not change the password in the other.

Need the Adobe PDF Reader? Click here to get it.

Printing Documents From Moodle Courses

In order to print a document found in your Moodle courses, you must download the docuement to your Flash Drive or to your computer's hard drive first.

After downloading the document, open it with the appropriate software program. This includes MS PowerPoint files, MS Word files, MS Excel files, etc..



Contacts for RPCC Moodle

If you have questions about how to use Moodle, view the tutorials on this page and make sure your computer settings are correct for using Moodle per the instructions in Minimum Computer Requirements.

If you need help with a Login problem, use the "Yes, help me log-in" button on the Moodle Login page. An email with your new password will be sent to the email address listed in your Moodle profile. The default email address is your RPCC student email account, unless you have changed it.

If you have concerns about course content (this does not mean a log in problem!), contact your instructor.

If you add a course and it is not listed in your Moodle account, check your course schedule in Passport. If your added course is on your course schedule, but does not appear in Moodle within 36 hours, contact moodle@rpcc.edu.

For all other Moodle problems, read this help page, or go to the Moodle Participant help page located at http://www.moodlerooms.com/resources/tutorials/participate/. Most Moodle issues are addressed here or at the link.

After checking the documentation on each of these sites, if you cannot find a solution to your Moodle problem, email moodle@rpcc.edu. The subject of the email should include the "RPCC Moodle Problem."



Minimum Computer Requirements to use Moodle

Hardware:
- IBM compatible PC with Pentium II 500 MHz and above, with XP or later operating system
or
- MAC Power PC, G3 233 MHz machines or better, with OS X latest version
- Both PCs and Macs should have a sound card with speakers or headphones

Internet and Browsers:
- dependable high-speed connection (cable or DSL)
- Firefox 5 or later (Mac users must use Firefox latest version)
-Note: Mozilla Firefox works best with Moodle
or
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or later (turn on Compatibility View in IE 8)
- Safari (v3 or higher)
- Google Chrome (v4 or higher)
- Note: Internet Explorer 9 does not work well with Moodle

NOTE:
JavaScript and Cookies must be enabled on your browser.

Pop-ups must be allowed for the following sites:
     rpcc.edu
     students.rpcc.edu
     rpcc.mrooms3.net



Software Recommendations

Check with your Instructor on course software requirements before downloading any programs.

Microsoft Programs:
Note: You do not need to download these Office Program Viewers if the Microsoft Office is installed on your computer.

     Office Program Viewers:
     Microsoft Word Viewer
     Microsoft Excel Viewer
     Microsoft Power Point Viewer
     Microsoft Visio Viewer
     Windows Journal Viewer 1.5
     Windows Media Player
     Microsoft Internet Explorer

Microsoft Office 2007 documents may not open in older versions of Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Word documents, PowerPoint documents, and Excel documents unless the documents are saved in the 2003 format or a converter is installed.

There is a FREE conversion patch available at the Microsoft website that will enable users to open, view, and edit Office 2007 documents in Office 2000, Office XP, or Office 2003 versions of the software. Click HERE to find the converters.

Microsoft Works is not a valid alternative to the Microsoft Office Suite.
It is recommended that you save all word-processed documents as Rich Text Format (.rtf) files

     Other Software Programs:
     Adobe Acrobat Reader
     Apple QuickTime
     Java Platform
     Macromedia Flash/Shockwave Player
     Real Player

     Anti-Virus Software:
     (Norton Anti-Virus (commercial)
     McAfee Anti-Virus (commercial)
     Trend Micro Office Scan (commercial)
     AVG Anti-Virus by Grisoft (commercial / free version)

     Microsoft Windows Update Website



General Information

Moodle can be accessed directly at http://rpcc.mrooms3.net/login/index.php.