So you want to make changes to your existing Moodle course? Whatever the reason behind that, you can edit and still make a better Moodle course. Here is how you go about this task.
By the way, if you have the experience on how to create a Moodle course, then it’s easy how to edit a Moodle course.
Follow the below guiding steps to edit a Moodle course.
Step 1: Log in to your Moodle dashboard
To edit your Moodle course, you have to log into your dashboard. And from there, go to the Site Administration link. It’s easy to find the link if you have a plain Moodle LMS from the left side menu.
Here below is given the path (in case of plain Moodle):
Dashboard -> Site Administration
Step 2: Go to ‘Manage courses and categories’
After you log in, go to ‘Manage courses and categories’ under Courses from the Site Administration. Choose the Moodle course category and course which you want to modify.
Step 3: Click on ‘Gear icon’ to edit the course
Click on ‘Gear icon’ from the list of icons under the course title. Then the following form – Edit course settings – will open up. Make necessary changes wherever you want to in this general info.
Step 4: Course Description and Image
In case you want to change the description and image of your Moodle course you can do so from here. Note that it’s not mandatory to give to description and image even while setting up the Moodle course.
Step 5: Change Moodle course format to weekly
Here too, you can modify a Moodle course format if required – from topics to weekly to social to a single activity. Modify the format to any of them according to the requirement.
Step 6: Moodle course appearance
From a Moodle course appearance, you can modify items such as grade book and reports visibility, the number of announcement for this course, etc.
Step 7: Files and uploads and sundry
There are other things to modify – files and uploads, completion tracking, groups, tags, etc. If it’s necessary, do make changes.
Step 8: Save and display
Finally, to update the changes, click on ‘Save and display’ button at the end.
Thus you complete the editing of a Moodle course.