Changing Course Format
Posted by , Last modified by Melinda Barnsley on 27 April 2020 03:10 PM

Step by Step Instructions

When a Moodle course is created, it is set up in a Collapsed Topics format. By default, there are 17 topics or sections shown in your course (for a standard session). Typically instructors place content within sections to keep content organized. To change the number of topics, please follow the steps at the following page: Adding or removing weeks/topics

Collapsed Topics

Moodle sections

However, there are more course formats than just topics. There is also WeeklyOneTopicCollapsed Weeks or Topics, and a few others.

Weekly Format

Weekly format

Topic format

Topic format

Onetopic format

Onetopic format

Steps to change course format

  1.  In the Administration block, click Edit settings.
  2. In the Course Format section, there is a drop down menu for Format.

Change topic format

7. Open this menu and select the appropriate format.
            - If you are interested in seeing what the other formats are like, try them out. Your course content will not be deleted or affected by changes in the Course Format.

8. Once you've made your selection, scroll to the bottom of the page and select Save changes.

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