Moodle Course Format


UW-Madison has adopted Canvas as its single, centrally supported learning management system. As of 6/1/2018, support for Desire2Learn (D2L) and most Moodle courses has been discontinued. Access to those courses has permanently ended. However, certain Moodle courses that are part of the Adanced Quizzing Content Functional Gaps project are still available on Moodle. Those courses are located on the Moodle Extension site.

Moodle Courses have several layout formants to organize a course in the best manner possible. To edit the course format, click "Edit Course Settings" and each format is under "Course Format".

Note: Before switching formats in a course, it is recommended that a Backup be performed.  This ensures that the course can be returned to the original format if errors occur when switching formats.

Weekly Format

Weekly Format

Weekly format breaks down each section by weeks. It is a continuous format that students scroll down through week by week in chronological order.

Topic Format

Topic Format

Topic format is similar to weekly format except each division is a different topic.

Social format

Social format  is only used for discussion forums so that students can interact with one another on one page. It is not particularly useful for implementing entire courses onto.

Single Activity Format

Single Activity format contains only one Activity for students to do. If you only need to use moodle for one activity, for instance a one quiz, use this format.

One Topic Format

One topic format is particularly useful if you have a very long course on Moodle and do not want to scroll through the topics. Instead, each tab contains a topic and students can access each topic by clicking on each tab at the top of the screen.

Collapse Format

Collapse format is also useful for large courses with a lot of content. They are able to expand sections by clicking on them thereby saving space on the screen.  

Keywords:Moodle, Course Format   Doc ID:45461
Owner:Connor N.Group:Moodle
Created:2014-12-05 13:31 CDTUpdated:2018-02-16 11:09 CDT
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