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A user assigned the role of Course creator may create courses and view hidden courses. Additional capabilities may be allowed by an administrator. The role could be assigned to a master teacher, department head or program coordinator.  
A user assigned to the predefined course creator role in Moodle can [[Adding/editing_a_course|create courses]], [[Assign_teacher_to_course|assign teachers]] and act as an editing teacher. In contrast to an administrator, a course creator cannot modify settings for the entire Moodle site unless they have been specifically assigned permission to these functions. For example, a course creator can assign a teacher to a course and [[Students#Course_enrolment_administration|enrol students]] in that course, but they cannot [[Edit_user_accounts|edit user accounts]] or change site policies for security.  
 
  
The course creator role might be assigned to a master teacher, department head or program coordinator.
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The "Add a new course" button may be found at the bottom of the page listing all courses.
 
 
== See also ==
 
*[[Assign roles]]
 
*Issue [http://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-8874 MDL-8874] re. "Add a new course" button in 1.8
 
  
 
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Revision as of 12:53, 4 June 2007

A user assigned the role of Course creator may create courses and view hidden courses. Additional capabilities may be allowed by an administrator. The role could be assigned to a master teacher, department head or program coordinator.

The "Add a new course" button may be found at the bottom of the page listing all courses.