Moodle Help & Support (Student)

This is one of many help and support pages that are available about the University of Nottingham's Moodle online learning environment. If you have any questions or queries concerning Moodle then contact information is at the bottom of this page. As a first step to finding the information you are looking for why not check out our FAQ - Your questions answered or try the SEARCH box below.

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  1. Login to Moodle and go to your own profile by selecting it from the personal menu menu. 
    Click into your profile
  2. Badges are normally on the bottom left of the page.
  3. Select the badge you want to export and click on its name under the image.
  4. This will take you to the badge details page. This shows the metadata that anyone clicking on your badge, e.g., at LinkedIn, will see. It includes confirmation of the badge issuer (the University of Nottingham) plus a Description and information about the criteria you met to gain the badge.
  5. From the top of the browser window, copy the long URL, which looks similar to:
    If you right-click on the URL, it will all be selected and you can copy it to your clipboard.
  6. You can also click Download to save a copy of the image of the badge.
  7. Log into your LinkedIn profile.
  8. On the top menu bar, under the Me tab (usually under your profile pic) click on the down arrow, and then View profile.
  9. Click Add on View profile section at the top and then Add profile section. 
  10. Drop down the Recommended menu and click Add license licenses and certifications.
    LinkedIn Certification
  11. In each of the boxes copy the relevant information from the Badge page in Moodle.
  12. Name of the badge (from the badge page, Badge details section).
  13. Certification authority: Start typing University of Nottingham and then select it when shown in the box.
  14. Issue date: add month and year  (from the badge page Badge expiry section).
  15. If there is no expiration date (usual) check that "This credential does not expire" is clicked.
  16. Scroll down (you can miss the ID field) and in "Credential URL" paste the badge URL you copied earlier in step 5 above.
  17. Now Save button to add the information to your LinkedIn profile.