Moodle: Simple Restore

Simple Restore allows you to restore content from a Moodle backup file into your current course and is accessed from Course Tools.  The Course Tools link is located at the bottom of the left sidebar on your course main page.  Click the Course Tools link and the Simple Restore block can be found near the bottom right of the screen (you will need to scroll down in order to see it) 

Simple Restore block on Course Tools page

Simple Restore provides 2 options for restoring content into your course:

If you have made recent changes to the course containing the source content, you may need to create a new backup file.

For video instructions on using Simple Restore in your Moodle course, please see the following:  Restoring / Importing a Course From a Backup.

Support & Training

Support and training for Moodle is available via the Faculty Technology Center at For more information, please see the following article: Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview

Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of training sessions, as well as to register for a slot, please see

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