- Ensure that you are a Course Creator within Moodle. Without these privileges, you may not have sufficient access to create courses.
- Navigate to the category you would like your course to appear in, and click on the “Add a new course” button.
- Name your course and give it a short name as well.
- Set the start date and the period during which students can enrol in the course.
- There are other settings you can alter at this stage, including whether to hide specific sections from students, whether grades should be visible or hidden, and so on.
- By default, courses are created with four empty blocks – Latest News, Upcoming Events, Recent Activity, and Course administration.
- Ensure that you are in “edit mode” when developing your course.
With e-learning growing at unprecedented rates, many organisations and businesses are looking to harness its power to build or bolster their online training programs and courses. Authoring tools are available in abundance, making it difficult at times to choose the best platform for your exact needs. Moodle is a powerful learning management system you can use to develop and publish online courses. Plus, it’s open-source and free to use. The exact steps to creating a new course in Moodle are well-documented. First, we’ll look at how to set up your new course in Moodle, and then we’ll look at how to make your course awesome. How To Create Your Own Course In Moodle Here are a few quick steps you can follow to create a course in Moodle: