Update Profile & Change Settings

  1. On any Moodle page, click on the arrow next to your name in the top right hand corner and then click on the Edit profile link
  2. Any field with an asterisk is a required field. The required fields will already be populated with your first and last name and email address.
  3. As you go through the profile fields, click on each field to determine what option you prefer. To find out more about an option, click on the question mark with a circle icon for additional information.
  4. Suggested personal fields you may want to update are:
    • City/town
    • Country
    • Description (with phone #, office hours, brief bio, etc).
    • Upload a picture
  5. When finished, scroll to the bottom of the page and click Update Profile button which will display the Preferences page.
  1. To elect your preferred language option;
    1. Click on the Preferred language option under the User Account heading
    2. Click on the drop down menu to select you language choice
    3. Click Save changes button

  2. To elect your Forum preferences options;
    1. Click on the Forum preferences option under the User Account heading
    2. Click on each drop down menu to select your choice
    3. Click Save changes button

    Note: Explanation of the Forum preferences options:

    Email digest type:

    The default option is (Complete) Getting one email with full posts

    1. No digest (single email per forum post) (Use to be the default)
      1. No digest – you will receive one e-mail per forum post
    2. Complete (daily email with full posts)
      1. Digest – complete posts – you will receive one digest e-mail per day containing the complete contents of each forum post
    3. Subjects (daily email with subject only) ( Default going forward)
      1. Digest – subjects only – you will receive one digest e-mail per day containing just the subject of each forum post

    Forum auto-subscribe: If you select Yes, once you’ve posted to any Moodle forum you’ll be subscribed to that forum and notified of all posts to it.

    Forum tracking:

    If you select Yes, Moodle will highlight new posts that you haven’t yet read.

  3. To elect your text editor option;
    1. Click on the Editor preferences option under the User Account heading
    2. Click on each drop down menu to select your choice
    3. Click Save changes button

  4. A time permits, check out and set the other options to your liking under Preferences.

    Note: To edit items you can go straight to the preference page by clicking on the Preferences option.

  5. Click on the drop down menu next to your name in the top right hand corner and then the Preferences option.