Online Courses Technical Information

MoodleIn order to take Tyndale online courses you will require some basic computer skills and a computer with access to the Internet. Tyndale utilizes Moodle — an Open Source course management software to facilitate courses. Moodle is widely used and is well supported and documented software - you can find more information about it here.

Courses may contain some audio files in MP3 format. These audio files can be listened to online or downloaded and listened to on a computer or portable devices such as an MP3 player or iPod. Flash player needs to be installed on your browser to listen to audio online – this is typically already installed.

Some course files may be in PDF format and would require the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. This is freely available for download on the Adobe web site.

Microsoft Office format documents such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint may also be used in courses. You may use Microsoft Office or a free office suite alternative like Openoffice.org to view these files.