Q. FAQs concerning MOODLE

show Content Q1. Why should I use MOODLE?

The FSU MOODLE System handles enrollment of students from Friedolin, course creation, data protection etc. widely automatically. It provides all necessary tools to create and manage digital teaching content in a convenient way for the lecturer. All students are automatically prompted with news in the courses they are enrolled in. Moreover, you can collect assignments and discuss with your students directly on the platform. If you do not want to use the MOODLE system, you have to take care of these issues on your own.

show Content Q2. How do I get a MOODLE course for my lecture?

Once your course appears in Friedolin, click the edit pen symbol, find the E-Learning tab, and activate MOODLE, as shown here. Please note that for one teaching module (e.g. lecture plus seminars) only one MOODLE registration is necessary. Then, click "save".

After the synchronization of the Friedolin databases (every 24 hours), you will receive an email notification confirming that your course has been created. If you now log in at moodle.uni-jena.de, your course should appear in "my courses", and you are automatically granted editing rights.

If you receice an error code, like "You cannot enroll yourself in this course", something went wrong with the Friedolin synchronization. In this case, we encourage you to write a short message to . Thomas Kaiser can solve the issue manually in cooperation with the FSU MOODLE administration team.

show Content Q3. How do I grant editing rights for assistants / HiWis?

Assistants supporting your courses can be given editing rights for your MOODLE courses. To this end, they need to have logged into moodle.uni-jena.de with their personal FSU credentialsat least once, so as to be registered MOODLE users. After this, please proceed like this: Find Enrolled users in the administration tab on the right:


Find Enrol users in the participants list on the right, enter the name of the person you want to add, and select their role: