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Moodle Administration Essentials by Karen Holland, Gavin Henrick

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Chapter 3. Managing Categories and Courses

In the previous chapter, we looked at how to add and manage users on the Moodle site. Once registered, these users need to be enrolled into courses that allow them access to the course content. Setting up courses and organizing them in categories is the next step for administrators.

The structure of the Moodle site from the perspective of teachers and students is defined by the category and course structure. Categories are containers for courses and other categories. You can have categories and subcategories going down as many levels as you need. Courses are placed in categories, at any level, in this structure.

An example of a category structure could be where the year is the top level category, with each ...

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