There's a lot to take in in this chapter. We've reviewed the pros and cons of using Moodle for assessing and looked in some detail at the various tools available. We've also looked at some of the interesting add-ons that are available for Moodle. You don't need to know all of this to start assessing, but it's worth checking this chapter before you start a new assessment project with your students.
Once you're familiar with the basics, it's worth exploring the help documents on the Moodle site, too: