We have mentioned it before, but because it is critical to administering Moodle, here it goes again: Moodle is a course-centric system!
Before we start creating our first course, let’s briefly look at a typical course creation workflow.
Course creation workflows
Different types of organizations offer different types of courses. Courses in a school are usually linked to a syllabus, whereas courses a commercial online provider offers are driven by a catalog or provided on an ad hoc basis. However, several steps are common in most course creation workflows, shown in the following diagram, where the top row shows the tasks to be carried out and the bottom row the role that is usually responsible:
Figure 4.11 – A typical course creation workflow...