Creating courses

Once the Create a new course link has been selected from the Course categories screen, Moodle directs you to the page where course details have to be entered. We already came across this screen in Chapter 3, Courses, Users, and Roles when we introduced the concepts of users, courses, and roles, respectively.

The following settings are available in the General and Description sections:



Course full name

This is the full name of the course (displayed at the top of the screen and in the course listings). This is required.

Course short name

Many organizations have a short form for referring to a course. The field is compulsory as it is used in several places where the full name is inappropriate (such as ...

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