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


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

overwrite current course link


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

manage backup files button


  1. Select Continue to proceed with overwrite.


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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