Moodle: Blocks: CPS: Request a Master Course

Instructors can use a Master Course to create and store content for a course to be taught in a future semester. Students do not get enrolled in Master Courses, so any content will need to be transferred to a teaching course before students can access it. Only one Master Course per course number per instructor is allowed.*

For information about how to restore or import content into any Moodle course, see GROK article #20178 "Moodle: Ways to Restore or Import Content into a Course."

To Initiate a Master Course Creation Request:

  1. Log on to Moodle.
  2. Click on the Master Course link in the Course Preferences System block at the bottom of the front page of Moodle.

Master Course link on the Course Preferences block


  1. Click the box next to any courses for which you want Master Courses created.

Master Course request page with a list of courses


  1. Click the Save Changes button.
*If you want a Master Course for a course that does not appear on the request form, for an LSU Online program course, or a 5 week summer course contact the Faculty Technology Center to request that it be created manually.
FTC phone number: 225.578.3375, option 2. Email: 


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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