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Moodle® For Dummies® by Radana Dvorak

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Adding Learners to Your Course

The methods to enroll learners in your course fall into two categories: manual registration and self registration. The Manual method is part of the Administrator role, a responsibility that falls to the Moodle administrator. If, however, you're wearing both hats, instructor and administrator, you can review enrollment in Chapter 13.

Enrolling learners through self registration

In this section, I take you through the process of self registration, which Moodle refers to as internal enrollment; it's the default setting in Moodle. Using this method is the most efficient and effective way to get learners into your course.

image What URL that you use for Moodle depends on how your organization or Internet service provider has it set up, and it can take any number of forms. For example, it can look like http://nameoforganization.com/moodle or http://moodle.nameoforganization.org.

image Testing your course

When you're in the middle of creating a fabulous course for your learners, you need to have learners in your course. At this point, you may be asking yourself,

  • Will learners be able to navigate my course?
  • Will learners read the right information to start?
  • Are my instructions for assignments and quizzes easy to understand?

These are all great questions, and the only ...

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