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The category enrolments plugin allows users to be enrolled in a category as opposed to individual courses. The plugin has to be enabled by the site administrator (see [[Enrolment plugins]]) but it is a legacy solution for those sites which have upgraded from Moodle 1.9. The recommended option is to use [[Cohorts]] instead.  
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The category enrolments plugin allows users to be enrolled in a category as opposed to individual courses. The plugin has to be enabled by the site administrator (see [[Enrolment plugins]]).
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Note: It is recommended that [[Cohort sync]] is used in preference to category enrolments.  There are performance issues with category enrolments.  See http://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-23840.
  
 
==Settings for category enrolment==
 
==Settings for category enrolment==
*Go to the category into which you wish to enrol users. '''Note:''' You need to have category rights (manger or administrator)
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*Go to the category into which you wish to enrol users. '''Note:''' You need to have category rights (manager or administrator)
  
 
*In the ''Settings'' box,click ''Assign roles''. The list of possible roles you can assign will appear:
 
*In the ''Settings'' box,click ''Assign roles''. The list of possible roles you can assign will appear:
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== Admin settings for category enrolment==
 
== Admin settings for category enrolment==
*The category enrolment plugin may be enabled or disabled throughout the site in ''Settings>Site administration>enrolments>manage enrol plugins.''  
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The category enrolment plugin may be enabled or disabled throughout the site in ''Settings > Site administration > Plugins > Enrolments> Manage enrol plugins.''
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===Assigning teachers or students to a category===
 
===Assigning teachers or students to a category===
*By default, only managers and course creators can be assigned category-wide. If you want to add teachers or students then the site administrator needs to tick the "category" box in their role in ''Settings>Site Administration>Users>Permissions>Define roles''
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*To ensure they will be automatically assigned as teachers/students in any new courses you make, the administrator needs to set to "allow" the capability  ''enrol/category:synchronised'' for the role in question in ''Settings>Site Administration>Users>Permissions>Define roles''
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*By default, only managers and course creators can be assigned category-wide. If you want to add teachers or students then the site administrator needs to tick the "category" box in their role in ''Settings > Site administration > Users > Permissions > Define roles''.
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*To ensure they will be automatically assigned as teachers/students in any new courses you make, the administrator needs to set to "allow" the capability  ''enrol/category:synchronised'' for the role in question in ''Settings > Site Administration > Users > Permissions > Define roles''
  
 
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[[File:Enrolcategorysync.png]]
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Latest revision as of 08:16, 30 November 2012


The category enrolments plugin allows users to be enrolled in a category as opposed to individual courses. The plugin has to be enabled by the site administrator (see Enrolment plugins).

Note: It is recommended that Cohort sync is used in preference to category enrolments. There are performance issues with category enrolments. See http://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-23840.

Settings for category enrolment

  • Go to the category into which you wish to enrol users. Note: You need to have category rights (manager or administrator)
  • In the Settings box,click Assign roles. The list of possible roles you can assign will appear:

Categoryassign.png

Admin settings for category enrolment

The category enrolment plugin may be enabled or disabled throughout the site in Settings > Site administration > Plugins > Enrolments> Manage enrol plugins.

Assigning teachers or students to a category

  • By default, only managers and course creators can be assigned category-wide. If you want to add teachers or students then the site administrator needs to tick the "category" box in their role in Settings > Site administration > Users > Permissions > Define roles.
  • To ensure they will be automatically assigned as teachers/students in any new courses you make, the administrator needs to set to "allow" the capability enrol/category:synchronised for the role in question in Settings > Site Administration > Users > Permissions > Define roles

Enrolcategorysync.png