Frequently Asked Questions
How long is this course?
It is up to you; however you should be able to complete it in under an hour.
Will I receive anything for completing the course?
Yes. Everyone who successfully completes the course will receive a badge.
What do I need to do in order to complete the course?
In order to successfully complete this course, you must:
- Complete all activities in the course that have a checkbox to the right of them.
- Achieve a grade of 100% in the quiz.
I'm an experienced Moodle user. What will this course teach me?
The course is designed for instructors new to web content publishing and Moodle and covers just the basics of HTML5, the underlying markup language that web browsers interpret to display information.
However, it also provides the opportunity for experienced web publishers to help out in the forums. Please keep your responses simple and focused on the question, and avoiding mention of third-party plugins.
I have a question about Moodle administration, hosting or development. Can you help?
The course is designed for instructors new to Moodle and covers just the basics. For more advanced topics, please contact us.
What about users whose first language is not English?
Course activities are in English but you are welcome to start forum discussions in your own language and encourage others to reply to you and form a learning community. Keep in mind that most of our community forum posts are in English and that is where you will likely find the most activity and support.
When will this Introduction to HTML5 course be run again?
The course is available perpetually. This means that we don't plan on removing it anytime soon. Feel free to start anytime you like.
Can I make a copy of the course material?
You are welcome to take notes and copy information for your own use only. You can certainly welcome to make use of the information in your personal or professional life but may not redistribute it or include it in your own courses.
Note that we reset the course periodically when we update it. At that point in time, any badges or certificates will be lost. Be sure you have everything you need as soon as you finish the course. No warnings will be posted.
How long do I have to finish the course?
You are encouraged to complete the course in a single session. It shouldn't take you much more than about an hour to complete. However, you can take as long as you want keeping in mind the limitation mentioned in the previous answer.
How can I leave the course?
You can unenrol yourself at any time from the Introduction to HTML5 course (and any other course on the site) by clicking the gear menu in the top right and then selecting the Unenrol me from Introduction to HTML5 button.
What should I do if I have a question that is not covered in the above list?
Registered learners should post questions in the forum. If you don't have access to the forum, you may contact us directly.