Moodle 3.4 Quicklist

NOTICE: Beginning Summer 2019, all courses will be offered exclusively on Canvas. Only Moodle archives will be available after Spring 2019. 

CETL has created a quick list of changes found in Moodle 3.4 that you may find useful as you become accustomed to the new look and feel of Moodle. Please see our list below to help you manage your Moodle 3.4 course. We continue to recommend Mozilla Firefox browser or Google Chrome browser for a positive experience when using these features.

arrow pointing to Gear menu

Where's Turn Editing On! The New Gear Menu

The new Gear menu will help you quickly access many of the most frequently used Moodle options. You will find the following options when clicking on the Gear Menu:

  • Turn editing on: make changes to your Moodle course
  • Edit settings: Show your course, change course format (topic/weekly)
  • Gradebook setup: setup your gradebook




Hamburger menu displayed

Hamburger menu

The navigation drawer is where your course topics are listed.  You can hide this area to make more room for your course content.  This can be done by clicking on the "Hamburger" icon on the top left side of your course frontpage.


grades menu link highlighted


Access to the Moodle Gradebook is available under the Grades link located in the Navigation drawer (left side). Remember to use the Hamburger icon to show or hide the navigation drawer. 









more option found in the gear menu







The More option in the Gear menu has two tabs:

Course administration tab has Reports and Question bank options.

course administration block with available options

Users tab has the Enroll users, create Groups, and manage Enrollment methods

users block with available options