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Quick Guide to Moodle Merge Course

What is Merge Course in Moodle?

A merge course can be created by Instructor by merging multiple sections of the same course that they are teaching. This allows instructors to simplify the distribution of course materials, avoiding the need to upload the same materials to multiple sections of the same course subject.

Moodle Merge Course System

Moodle Merge Course System is an in-house developed system for instrutors to create merge course in Moodle. Below is a quick guide on using the system for creating a merge course.


Step 1: Login to myLingnan Portal, click on the Academics tab and select Moodle Merge Course System
Screenshot of Academics tab in myLingnan Portal

Step 2: The first page will list out all of your merged course in current term. Click on Create New Merge Course
Screenshot of Moodle Merge course system index page

Step 3: Select the course you wish to merge then click Next
Screenshot of course selection page

Step 4: By default individual section courses will be hidden after merging. To keep the section visible in Moodle, click on Keep CRN of the sections to be kept. Select two or more sections to merge and click Next to continue
Screenshot of sections selection page for merging

Step 5: Verify the information you provided are correct, and click Confirm to proceed
Screenshot of merge course confirmation page

Step 6: The merge course should now be created successfully and ready for use immediately in Moodle
Screenshot of merge course created acknowledgement

Step 7 (Optional): Merge course can be modified or removed at any time
Screenshot of merge course system showing the course created