Moodle FAQ's > Getting Started
The word Moodle was originally an acronym for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment, which is mostly useful to programmers and education theorists.
It's also a verb that describes the process of lazily meandering through something, doing things as it occurs to you to do them, an enjoyable tinkering that often leads to insight and creativity. As such it applies both to the way Moodle was developed, and to the way a student or teacher might approach studying or teaching an online course.
Anyone who uses Moodle is a Moodler, more about Moodle you can find at: http://www.moodle.org .
You will find your username and your password in a welcoming mail that will be sent to you after we have received your registration form. Your personal tutor may also be able to help you with this problem at your
first introductory meeting before the start of the course.
If you have any technical problems, please contact Marcus Fessler or whoever is named in the portfolio as responsible for technical problems.
If you have got a question concerning a unit, please contact the moderator who is responsible for the unit. If you have got a general question concerning the course, e.g. work on the Portfolio etc., please contact your personal tutor, the project organizer (Alexandra Haas) or the course director (Anne Fox).
Yes, you can change the interface language although the content will always be in English. You can do this on the very first page you see at http://www.laurent-borgmann/tc in the top right-hand corner.
Clicking on the arrow to the right of the dialogue box gives you many language options. Below you can see the list you can choose from.