In this Moodle administration tutorial, you will learn how to add a student to a Moodle course. In order to add students to a course, you must have added users into your Moodle and should have enabled at least one or two enrolment methods.
If you’re a budding Moodler (= Moodle admin) and have no idea about enrolment methods, just search on the Site Administration. Once you find the methods, activate the enrolment method you want to.
In this tutorial post, you will understand how to enroll students into a Moodle course through manual enrolments method.
Let’s get started.
Step 1: Log in to your dashboard
Sign in to your Moodle account to the dashboard. And then go to the Site Administration. It will be on the under the left-side menu if you’re using the plain Moodle.
Dashboard -> Site Administration
Step 2: Go to ‘Manage courses and categories’
From Users under the Site Administration, click on ‘Manage courses and categories’ to find the courses first.
Step 3: Select the course
From the list of courses, select the course to which you like to enrol a student from the list of users in your Moodle. Click on the course. Once you do, you get the following table.
Step 4: Click on ‘Enrolled users’
From the row of the tabs, you can see above, click on ‘Enrolled users’ to assign students.
Step 5: Click on ‘Gear icon’ to find ‘Enrolment methods’
Once you are into the participant page, click on the ‘Gear icon’ to find the ‘Enrolment methods’ link. Click on the link which opens up a new page. From the ‘Add methods,’ select the enrolment method.
Step 6: Add ‘Manual enrolment’ details
Fill up all the details such as enrolment duration, default role, notification threshold, and so on.
Step 7: Click on ‘Enrol users’
Click on ‘Enrol users’ to assign users as students to a Moodle course. Select the users and click on ‘Enrol users’. You will see this tab when you add an enrol method.
Step 8: You can see the enrolled users
Once you click on the ‘Enrol users’, you can see the message with the number of enrolled users.
Thus, you can add a student to a Moodle course.
Step 9: Cross-check a student’s dashboard
To see whether a student is manually assigned to a Moodle course or not, cross-check a student’s dashboard by logging into his account.
Thus, you can cross-check whether the student you added to the Moodle course is taken place or not.