NameCoach: Add to a Moodle course

The NameCoach activity allows participants in a course to record the pronunciation of their name for other participants to listen to, helping teachers and students learn each other’s names quickly. Learning correct name pronunciations helps create an inclusive and supportive classroom environment.

Before you start, you may need the following:

  • a teacher role in a Bryn Mawr Moodle course (i.e., Instructor of record, Other editing teacher, Non-editing teacher)
  1. Log into your course and click Turn editing on (if it isn’t already).  
  2. Go the section where you to want to put the NameCoach activity, and click Add an activity or resource

  Section of a Moodle page with a red box around the

  1. Select NameCoach from the Activities list.

Activities box showing the NameCoach icon

  1. Give the activity a name (e.g., “Record your name”) and click Save and return to course. A section of a Moodle page with an activity labeled


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