Use a new course shell or copy of an existing course for a new class / cohort

Request a Course Shell

  1. Request a new Moodle Course Shell at http://cid.vcc.ca/p1-dl/instructions/moodle/request-moodle-shell.html
  2. Select a blank shell, a copy of an existing course, or a template course shell.
  3. Provide all of the required Course information, User Information and Course Shell information.
  4. Print a copy for your records.
  5. Select the Submit button to complete your request. (Your course shell should be ready in 1-2 business days).
  6. If you have requested a course shell that requires development, refer to http://cid.vcc.ca/p1-dl/moodle-guides_v2.html for additional information.

Unhide the Course

  1. While logged into your course, select Settings > Course Administration > Edit settings
  2. If you are using the groups feature in your course, select Groups > Separate groups or Visible groups as appropriate. (Contact dlsupport@vcc.ca for help setting up groups or cohorts.)
  3. Scroll down to Availability and select This course is available to students. (Note that once you have students enrolled in your course they will be able to enter it now so you may wish to wait until the actual start date to make this change.)
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select Save changes.

Setting up Student Enrolment Options

    If not already done, select Settings > Course administration > Users > Enrolment methods.
    Select Choose to pick one of the following methods:

    Accept the settings on the following screen, and select the Add method button:

    Manual enrolments

    Allows you to enroll your students manually

    Self enrolment

    Allows you to set an enrolment key (or multiple keys if groups are used) to enable students with the key to enroll themselves in your course

Banner/Moodle Enrolment Option

    Once setup, automatically enrolls students into predetermined Moodle shells based on Banner registrations.
    Click here to learn more about the process...

Provide Access Instructions to Students

Last Updated: December 04, 2013