Moodle: Administration: Import Materials from Another Instructor's Course

How to Import Materials from another Instructor's Course

The steps below outline the process of how an instructor of a course can import materials from a colleague's course.

  1. Instructor A (the colleague providing the course content) will need to request a Master Course (See GROK Article 18456) and import their course materials into that Master Course. (See Moodle: How to Import All Materials into a Course).

NOTE: Instructor A can alternatively use the Selective Import feature to select specific content to import. (see Moodle: Selective Import Content from Other Moodle Courses).

  1. Once the content is in the Master Course, Instructor A should manually enroll Instructor B (receiving the content) into the Master Course using the "Guest Instructor" role. (see GROK Article 18367).
  2. Instructor B then has two options: 


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Support & Training

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides Moodle support by email, by phone, or live through Zoom. For contact information, please see the article Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview. To connect through Zoom and for further information on support services and training, see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Faculty Resources & Support page.

The FTC also provides just-in-time faculty training opportunities and recorded training sessions. Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of available workshops and recordings, please see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Technology Training page.

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