Moodle: Blocks: CPS: Request a Blueprint Course

Instructors can use a blueprint course to streamline course creation and maintain consistency across sections. Students are not enrolled in blueprint courses, so any content will need to be transferred to a teaching course before students can access it. Only one blueprint 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 Blueprint Course Creation Request:

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

Course Preferences Menu


  1. Check the box next to any courses for which you want blueprint courses created.

    Note: If you have previously checked the box next to a course and you remove the checkmark, you will be removed from that blueprint course when you save. If you then re-check the box next to the course, you will be added back as primary instructor if that blueprint course has not been deleted.

Blueprint Course request page with a list of courses


  1. Click the Save changes button.


*If you want a blueprint 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.


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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