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Moodle Administration

By : Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner
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Moodle Administration

By: Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Moodle Administration
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Forms of Enrolment

The students need to be given access to a course before they are allowed to use it. The users need to be assigned a role within a course before they are allowed to do anything. They can be assigned the role automatically by self-enrolling, or manually using the Assign roles link in the course administration block (see Chapter 6 Roles Management).

Granting access is done via the enrolment mechanism. Moodle supports a wide range of enrolment options which are discussed in the remainder of the chapter.

The actual enrolment of students does not require administrator rights, and is a task which should be performed by teachers. The role of the administrator is to set up the available site-wide enrolment mechanisms and they are covered next.

You access the course enrolments configuration page via Courses | Enrolments in the Site Administration block. Each supported enrolment mechanism is represented by an enrolment plug-in that can be enabled and configured separately.

Each plug...