One of the selections in this block has already been discussed in the Course Management
section of the manual (page 11). The remainder of the selections in this block are discussed
Turn editing on allows you to make changes to the course (e.g. add activities).
Settings allows you to change the look of your class (see page 11).
Teachers lists all the teachers for the course (typically just you, but could be more than
that if the class were team taught).
Students lists all of the students in the class. You can manually enroll or unenroll a
student from here.
Backup allows your class data to be backed up.
Restore allows you to restore old class data (that was backed up).
Scales allows you to define special scales for evaluation. These are made up of word
evaluations (i.e., Excellent, Good, Average, etc.)
Grades lists the grades of the tests and quizzes of each enrolled student.
Logs shows you all of the activity in your class for a set amount of time.
Files allows you to upload files (e.g. graphics, Word, PP, Excel doc's etc.) into your
course, for inclusion in an activity or layout.
Help brings up the Moodle abbreviated manual pages.
Teacher forum is a teacher only discussion board.
This feature lists all teachers
(Fig. 62) in a course (typically just
you). From here you can add a
co teacher if you wish. To add
another teacher to your class,
click on the Add teacher button
next to the name of the teacher
you wish to add (or type in the
teacher's name if there are too
many users to show).
Once you have added a teacher, you can set the Order of the teachers (for listing purposes
1 is at the top, lower numbers are in numerical order on the list). If you wish, you can select
Hide from the Order menu. This hides that teacher from the students (unless the teacher
posts something in the class). This is useful if you want another teacher to audit the class with
The last setting is the Edit menu. If this is set to Yes, the teacher can do anything a normal
teacher can do (create assignments, grade, etc.). If this is set to no, the teacher has the
access rights of a teacher (the teacher can go anywhere and see everything in a class), but the
new teacher will not be able to change anything (no editing permissions).
You can add or unenroll a student from your class manually from the Students property screen
(Fig. 63). On the left are the students currently enrolled in the class, and on the right are the
students that could be added to