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Moodle Administration Essentials

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Moodle Administration Essentials

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Moodle Administration Essentials
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Course templates

Course templates are useful for ensuring that courses are created to an agreed consistent or branded format and structure.

In Moodle 2.6 onward, there are a number of ways to implement this:

  • Restore a previously backed up course ZIP file

  • In Upload courses, as explained previously, you can specify an existing course to use as a template for the content of the courses, which are going to be created or updated

Here is an example of a sample template course and course section:

Restore a course

To restore a course in Moodle:

  1. Log in as an administrator level user account.

  2. Access the course management options in the Administration block by navigating to Site administration | Courses | Restore course.

  3. From here, chose either of the following ways to begin the restoring process:

    1. Click on Choose a file to upload the backup file and click on Restore below the file upload area.

    2. Choose a file in the Course backup area or User private backup area and click on the Restore link to the right of the...