Demo Course Overview

Welcome to Athabasca University's (AU's) Moodle Course Demo. In this demo course, you will have an opportunity to navigate through the user-friendly, intuitive Moodle environment. Moodle is an online Learning Management System (LMS).

Course Sections

This course contains five sections:

  1. Moodle Features & Tools

  2. What are AU Courses Like?

  3. What is the History of AU?

  4. How Can I Become an AU Student?

  5. How Can I Contact AU ?

By visiting each of the five sections, you will then be able to view screenshots of the AU Moodle Quiz located in the first Section, Moodle Features & Tools.

Navigation & Icons

As you move through the course, the icons will indicate different types of resources.

Discussion icon Discussion icon
Clicking on a link introduced with this icon will open a discussion forum.

Information page icon Information page icon
Clicking on a link introduced with this icon will take you to a new page of information.

Web link icon Web link icon
In this demo course, when you click on a Web link, a new window will open and you will see an external Web page.

Glossary icon Glossary icon
Clicking on a link introduced with this icon will take you to a Moodle glossary where you can read definitions special terminology.

One section icon Show one section icon
Along the right margin, you will see these icons. If you click on one of them, it will hide all the other sections.

Show all sections icon Show all sections icon
If you have clicked on the previous icon (One section icon), the "show all sections icon" will appear. It will allow you to expand the page to see all the sections again.


We are very pleased with our new LMS (Moodle), and we hope you like it too.

For inquiries about our courses, our LMS, or to become a student, please feel free to contact the Information Centre.

Canada/US: 1-800-788-9041
International: (780) 675-6100
Fax: (780) 675-6437

Last modified: Wednesday, 10 October 2012, 1:18 PM MDT