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Moodle 3 Administration - Third Edition by Alex Büchner

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Manual accounts

There are two ways for users to manually (that is, via the internal Moodle authentication mechanism) get access to your system and its courses:

  • Adding individual users
  • Uploading users in bulk

You will learn how to perform and support each type in the two sections that follow.

Adding individual users

To add user accounts manually, go to Users | Accounts | Add a new user. You will see the same screen here that you saw earlier when you edited the user's profile.

You should avoid adding individual users manually as much as possible, as it is a very time-consuming, cumbersome, and potentially error-prone procedure. However, there are situations when you cannot avoid it, for example, when a student joins a school halfway through the term. ...

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