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Moodle Teacher Guide: Private file folder in Moodle

This guide offers information, advice and resources on how to create an effective online course.

Private Files Folder

Create a Private files folder that can be accessed from any Moodle course.

  • Add a block to your Private files folder from a Moodle course homepage:
    • Turn editing on
    • Under Add a block in the sidebar > Click the Add... drop down list
    • Select My private files

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    • Click Manage my private files
    • Drag and drop files from your computer to the Files window


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  • Add files to your folder manually by clicking on the Add... button

Private files Add button