Moodle: How to Overwrite a Course

To Overwrite a Current Course:

1. Log in to Moodle and click the desired course to overwrite.

2. Select Course Tools

course tools under content section


3. Then locate the Simple Restore section of the page then click Overwrite current course

overwrite current course link


4. Search for and select the desired backup file that will be used to replace the current course 

manage backup files button


5. Select Continue to proceed with overwrite


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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