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{{Moodle 2.0}}==Why publish a course?==
= Question to ask yourself =
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[[Image:Publication.png|thumb|Publish course page]]
== Why to publish a course ?==
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Possible reasons for publishing a course include:
You have a great course, spent a lot of time on it, you want:
 
* to share it with the world
 
* to show your work
 
* to sell your course design/methodology
 
* to attract more participants (students, teachers...)
 
  
== Advertising or Sharing ? ==
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* To share it with the world
*You want to "advertise" your site if you are seeking for more people to participate in it
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* To sell your course design/methodology
*You want to "share" your site if you are seeking for people to download your course structure and use it in their own Moodle site.
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* To attract more participants (students, teachers...)
  
== Which license to choose ? ==
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== Advertising a course for people to join==
If you decide to "share" your course it is important to choose the [https://docs.moodle.org/en/License_listing right licence].
 
  
= How to advertise my course =
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# Click the button 'Advertise this course for people to join'.
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# Select the hub where you want to advertise your course.
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# Enter information about the course.
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# Click the 'Advertise this course' button.
  
== Advertise and update ==
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The course will then need to be approved by the hub administrator before it appears in the course listing.
You can advertise your course once on any hub.
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[[Image:Publication.png|thumb|Publication main page]]
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The advert for the course may be updated at any time by clicking the update button.
# go to a course
 
# select ''''Publish'''' operation in course settings block.
 
# select ''''Advertise'''' operation.
 
# select the hub where you want to advertise your course.
 
# fill the information and select ''''Publish'''' operation.
 
# you should see a message saying the operation was successfull. You should see the advertise course into the 'Published on' list. You can update your advertising selecting the ''''Update''''  operation. All the update steps should be familiar to you.
 
  
 
== Check hub listing status ==
 
== Check hub listing status ==

Revision as of 08:59, 7 September 2010

Template:Moodle 2.0==Why publish a course?==

Publish course page

Possible reasons for publishing a course include:

  • To share it with the world
  • To sell your course design/methodology
  • To attract more participants (students, teachers...)

Advertising a course for people to join

  1. Click the button 'Advertise this course for people to join'.
  2. Select the hub where you want to advertise your course.
  3. Enter information about the course.
  4. Click the 'Advertise this course' button.

The course will then need to be approved by the hub administrator before it appears in the course listing.

The advert for the course may be updated at any time by clicking the update button.

Check hub listing status

To know if your publication is visible on the hub: on the 'Published on' list, select the 'Check hub listing status' operation. Your Moodle site will contact the specific hub related to the publication. It will update the status of all courses published on this hub.

Unpublish

You can decide to unpublish your course from the hub. Select the 'Unpublish' operation.

How to share my course

Share

You can share your course multiple time on any hub.

First page of the backup process
  1. go to a course
  2. select 'Publish' operation in course settings block.
  3. select 'Share' operation.
  4. select the hub where you want to share your course.
  5. fill the information and select 'Publish' operation.
  6. you are now in the backup process. Follow it to the end.
  7. you should see a message saying the operation was successfull. You should see the shared course into the 'Published on' list. You cannot update your shared course. However you can unpublish it and share it again. You can also share multiple versions of your course.

Check hub listing status

To know if your publication is visible on the hub: on the 'Published on' list, select the 'Check hub listing status' operation. Your Moodle site will contact the specific hub related to the publication. It will update the status of all courses published on this hub.

Unpublish

You can decide to unpublish your course from the hub. Select the 'Unpublish' operation.

See also