Overview: Navigate Moodle ISU


The Navigation menu is useful for moving between your courses and the dashboard of Moodle ISU.

This Guide Will Help You to:

  • Identify the site navigation menu options

  • Find your course

  • Use the course index to navigate

  • Seek further assistance

Identify the site navigation menu options

Site home - Takes you to Moodle ISU’s homepage, find site announcements and a list of your courses.

Dashboard - Takes you to your personalized start page, showing you activities that will be due soon, as well as a calendar of upcoming course events., For more information, see Use the Dashboard page.

My courses - List of links to your courses that are currently in progress. For more information, see Access your courses form the My courses page.

ISU Resources - Contains links to Counseling Services, Disability Services, IT Service Desk, Student Success Center, and Technology Policies and Resources.

Help - Opens the tawk.to chat to get help with Moodle. Live chat is available from 8am-7pm Monday through Thursday, and 8am-5pm Friday. Chats received after this time will be answered the following business day.

Moodle Navigation Bar


Find your course

Courses are made available to students on the first day of class. Instructors can adjust the course’s start/end date and change the course availability. Student should contact their instructor with inquiries related to the course’s availability.

Using the Site navigation menu

  1. Select the My courses tab, use the following options to filter your course. 

  2. In progress - Courses during the current semester.

  3. Future - Courses after the current semester

  4. Past - Course before the current semester. 

  5. Select the desired course from the Course overview list.

For more information, see Customize and filter the My courses page

Using the search box

  1. On the Site home page, scroll to the bottom

  2. In the Search box, type the name of the course

  3. Click enter

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Course Index

The course index is a scrollable, collapsible drawer that displays course sections and elements. As you move up and down the central course area, your location is highlighted in the Course index. Clicking on an item in the Course index will open it up directly in the course central area.

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Seek Further Assistance

For additional assistance please contact, ITRC at (208) 282 5880 or itrc@isu.edu

This work was created by the Idaho State University Instructional Technology Resource Center and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.



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