February 2017 Moodle News

Moodle Unavailable Thursday, March 16, 2017

During Spring Break, on Thursday, March 16, 2017, UMass Amherst Information Technology will perform a scheduled maintenance on Moodle.

  • Moodle will be unavailable beginning at 7 a.m. (for as long as 5 hours).  Please plan accordingly.


Removal of Old Moodle Courses

On Feb. 15, 2017, access ended to Moodle courses taught up to and including Spring 2015. Please contact the Instructional Media Lab with questions.


Moodle Course Request for Summer and Fall 2017

Moodle course request opens in SPIRE on Monday, April 3, 2017.


February Moodle Update

Only one small change was made to Moodle in February 2017:


Instructional Innovation Events

Spring events addressing the use of technology for teaching and learning are now posted on the Innovate@ UMass website. Events include Digital Brown Bag lunchtime discussions, Workshops and Creative Teaching Salons.


Moodle Help and Resources for Instructors

To learn more about Moodle or to get help, you can:

  • Contact the Instructional Media Lab (instruct@umass.edu | 413-545-2823) with a question, or to set up a time for a one-on-one consultation.