Download course content

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Download course content

Specific course items, currently content from the File, Folder, Page and Text and media area can be downloaded if enabled site wide and in individual courses. Note: This feature was made possible with funding from the Moodle Users Association.


For students

  • If the feature is made available by the administrator and enabled in a course by the teacher, then students and other users with the capability to download course content will see a button top right in the course.
  • Clicking the button will display a pop-up and link to a zipped file.

For teachers

  • If the features is made available by the administrator, then course teachers see an option Enable download course content in the course settings.
  • They can then choose Yes to make content downloadable, or No if they prefer not to.

For administrators

  • Download course content can be made available from Site administration >Courses > Download course content.
  • Here, the admin can also specify the maximum size of files which may be downloaded.
  • Optionally, from Site administration > Courses >Course default settings, the admin can make the feature enabled by default in courses.