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Moodle Administration

By : Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner
Book Image

Moodle Administration

By: Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner

Overview of this book

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

Manual Accounts

There are three manual ways for users to get access to an existing Moodle system and its courses:

  • Adding individual users

  • Bulk uploading of users

  • Self-registration (email authentication)

You will learn how to perform and support each type in the following three sections.

Adding Individual Users

To add user accounts manually, go to Users | Accounts | Add a new user in the Site Administration block. You will be confronted with the same screen when you edit a user's profile.

You should avoid adding individual users as much as possible as it is a very time-consuming, cumbersome, and potentially error-prone procedure. However, there are situations when you cannot avoid it, for example, when a pupil joins the school half-way through the term.

If you have more than one user to add, use Moodle's batch-uploading facility that we will look at next.

Bulk-Uploading of Users and Their Pictures

Uploading users in bulk allows the importing of multiple user accounts from a text file or the updating...