Courses and course formats

Including both standard and add-on course formats.

Documentation: Course formats and Course FAQ
Forum help: Courses and course formats forum help
Plugins directory: Category: Course formats
Forum moderators: Gareth J Barnard and Richard Oelmann

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  • Course format and version
  • Moodle version
  • Theme you are using (and version)
  • Browser and version
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If you want people to be able to give you more useful answers, please include as much of the following information in your post as possible:

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Please see Moodle.org courses and course formats forum help for more details.

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Meta course progress tracking on child courses
Picture of Learning Lab, DCA Learning Lab, DCA
0 Mon, Dec 12, 2016, 10:41 PM
Grid Format -- block icons are appearing above grid pop-up (Moodle 3.0)
Picture of John Provasnik John Provasnik
3 Thu, Sep 22, 2016, 1:39 AM
course/activity completion for entire courses
Picture of Callum Pirie Callum Pirie
2 Tue, Dec 6, 2016, 12:51 AM
Grid format for Moodle 3.0 updated
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
7 Wed, Jun 8, 2016, 4:33 AM
Grid format updated for Moodle 3.0 -> 3.2.
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016, 4:43 AM
SCORM (nGrain)
Picture of Bartek Kalemba Bartek Kalemba
6 Tue, Nov 22, 2016, 8:40 PM
Nested Sections within Grid Format
Picture of Al Brocklehurst Al Brocklehurst
9 Tue, Oct 25, 2016, 6:12 PM
Adding Degree Program & Semesters
Picture of M Adil Mazhar M Adil Mazhar
6 Mon, Aug 19, 2013, 4:12 PM
Grid format updated for M3.1 and 3.2
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Wed, Nov 16, 2016, 12:08 AM
Collapsed Topics on moodle 3
Picture of lebo sekele lebo sekele
9 Fri, Mar 4, 2016, 3:33 PM
Grid format loads whole course - even when one topic per page used
Picture of Rob Davenport Rob Davenport
1 Fri, Nov 11, 2016, 9:37 AM
Collapsed Topics for M3.2 beta released
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Fri, Nov 11, 2016, 4:55 AM
Is this layout achievable?
Picture of Andy Chaplin Andy Chaplin
2 Thu, Nov 10, 2016, 9:00 PM
Single activity format
Picture of ARI HF ARI HF
2 Wed, Nov 9, 2016, 2:07 PM
Grid Format & Pioneer Theme
Picture of Ricardo Caiado Ricardo Caiado
1 Wed, Nov 9, 2016, 8:16 PM
Offer same course withot duplicate it.
Picture of Mario Alejandro Aristizábal Alzate Mario Alejandro Aristizábal Alzate
8 Mon, Sep 13, 2010, 11:05 PM
Enabling Activity Completion After Students Already Enrolled
Picture of Sandy Stockholm Sandy Stockholm
1 Fri, Nov 4, 2016, 5:48 AM
Assign multiple users 'Teacher' role to all courses
Picture of Theo Yianni Theo Yianni
5 Tue, Feb 23, 2016, 10:25 PM
Course completion not triggered
Picture of Frances Angulo Frances Angulo
11 Wed, Aug 20, 2014, 3:13 AM
Collapsed Topic Format margins too wide: Moved from Themes
Picture of Mia Musolino Mia Musolino
6 Wed, Oct 26, 2016, 1:44 AM
can subcategory appear after the course list?
Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman
0 Fri, Oct 28, 2016, 5:13 PM
Collapsed Topics updated for Moodle 2.9 -> 3.1
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
3 Mon, Oct 17, 2016, 4:46 AM
bug in OOHOO Tab topics Course format
Picture of Ger Tielemans Ger Tielemans
8 Fri, Nov 20, 2015, 4:58 PM
Setting number of sections in bulk course upload
Picture of Kat Wang Kat Wang
2 Tue, Dec 8, 2015, 7:42 AM
Collapsed Topics and User Tours
Picture of Philip Roy Philip Roy
1 Wed, Jul 27, 2016, 7:33 AM
Hidden sections -- view only, not control hide/show
Picture of David Dunn David Dunn
1 Mon, Oct 17, 2016, 11:45 PM
Course completion status is not updating
Picture of Mārtiņš Ķīsis Mārtiņš Ķīsis
4 Fri, Feb 26, 2016, 9:07 PM
Topcoll format : section-summary-activities
Picture of Jean-Roch Meurisse Jean-Roch Meurisse
4 Thu, Oct 13, 2016, 8:12 PM
course completion restrictions
Picture of Rogier Heezemans Rogier Heezemans
2 Wed, Oct 12, 2016, 10:15 PM
'Restrict Access' between entire COURSES
Picture of Edgar Garcia Edgar Garcia
10 Fri, Feb 28, 2014, 4:23 AM
Reset Course - Unroll Students synchronized from Cohort
Picture of Mayuri Kanate Mayuri Kanate
0 Fri, Oct 7, 2016, 7:55 PM
Show course description as separate html, accessible by guests
Picture of Ajith Kumar Ajith Kumar
3 Sat, Aug 27, 2016, 10:26 PM
Grid format and orphan activities
Picture of Michel DENIS Michel DENIS
5 Sat, Aug 20, 2016, 6:11 PM
Courses Index Page
Picture of Mayuri Karnik Mayuri Karnik
7 Thu, Sep 29, 2016, 3:48 PM
Course access IP address restricted
Picture of Jay Shanley Jay Shanley
3 Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 8:23 AM
How to change color of topic /section
Picture of Victor Santos Victor Santos
1 Mon, Sep 26, 2016, 7:32 PM
Hiding "Section 0"?
Picture of Albert Leatherman Albert Leatherman
6 Mon, Sep 26, 2016, 9:29 AM
Remove "Search forums", "Upcoming events" and "Recent activity" blocks
Picture of Aditya Dubay Aditya Dubay
2 Mon, Sep 26, 2016, 7:31 PM
Course Overview
Picture of Mayuri Karnik Mayuri Karnik
2 Fri, Sep 23, 2016, 7:20 PM
Coders school
Picture of Slawomir Prec Slawomir Prec
1 Fri, Sep 23, 2016, 6:14 PM
TopCol Close All does not work, Cursor does not change
Picture of mart van der niet mart van der niet
11 Wed, Sep 14, 2016, 5:39 PM
Management of Overall Student Progression in a Course of Study
Picture of Paul Campbell Paul Campbell
0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016, 8:48 PM
Links not shown on course overview (dashboard) page
Picture of Leticia Dark-rose Leticia Dark-rose
2 Mon, Sep 19, 2016, 1:13 PM
Issue with Doc, PPT and PDF
Picture of Rapid Skillz Rapid Skillz
0 Sat, Sep 17, 2016, 9:49 PM
wrong default course start date
Picture of Duccio Di Blasi Duccio Di Blasi
8 Fri, Sep 2, 2016, 8:56 PM
Course View/Hide
Picture of Scott Pucel Scott Pucel
2 Thu, Sep 15, 2016, 10:29 PM
Grid format not showing lightbox when clicking - JS error
Picture of William Mair William Mair
2 Wed, Sep 14, 2016, 11:15 PM
Number of students in a group not showing correctly
Picture of Stefan Stefansson Stefan Stefansson
3 Mon, Sep 12, 2016, 11:43 PM
Section completed?
Picture of Simon Bertoli Simon Bertoli
0 Thu, Sep 8, 2016, 10:04 AM
Course does not show !
Picture of nolan damon nolan damon
2 Fri, Sep 2, 2016, 3:37 AM
Issue with unenrolling students with course reset
Picture of Lori Bakken Lori Bakken
1 Fri, Sep 2, 2016, 12:51 AM
Collapsed Topics Plugin
Picture of Laurent Virgos Laurent Virgos
2 Wed, Aug 31, 2016, 10:00 PM
CSS Bug in Board course format on M3.1
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Wed, Aug 31, 2016, 1:04 AM
Grid format: how to put activityInstance in the grid instead of topic
Picture of Mohammad kabir Mohammad kabir
25 Mon, Aug 22, 2016, 11:52 PM
Collapsed Toggle
Picture of Frankie Yee Frankie Yee
1 Fri, Aug 26, 2016, 5:35 PM
Character limit for course full name and description
Picture of Miriam Padberg Miriam Padberg
0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016, 5:09 PM
Collapsed Topics Moodle 2.9
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
2 Fri, Aug 19, 2016, 8:59 PM
Help! How to do Topics format without any other info.
Picture of Elizabeth Tinius Elizabeth Tinius
9 Thu, Aug 18, 2016, 6:22 AM
BCU theme - Grid Course Format | topic description cut off
Picture of Annali Nicolaou Annali Nicolaou
1 Wed, Aug 17, 2016, 7:19 PM
Change course categories format
Picture of Hamdy Ahmed Hamdy Ahmed
4 Sat, Aug 13, 2016, 4:31 PM
How can you configure the section size ?
Picture of Rino Vincenti Hagn Rino Vincenti Hagn
9 Fri, Aug 5, 2016, 7:31 AM
Meta courses to aid enrollment
Picture of Conor Bradley Conor Bradley
2 Tue, Aug 2, 2016, 5:10 PM
Modify Weekly course Format
Picture of Renee Gagnon Renee Gagnon
4 Tue, Aug 9, 2016, 7:59 AM
How to add an custom field in add/edit course page ?
Picture of Mohammad kabir Mohammad kabir
10 Mon, Aug 8, 2016, 2:27 AM
Completion Tracking issue in Course
Picture of Whitney Lowe Whitney Lowe
8 Thu, Aug 4, 2016, 2:55 AM
Link subject(course) to multiple courses
Picture of Justin Cloete Justin Cloete
3 Tue, Aug 2, 2016, 7:34 PM
Course completion and notifications
Picture of Chris Wagner Chris Wagner
4 Wed, Oct 8, 2014, 12:41 AM
Default activities for newly created courses
Picture of Flotter Totte Flotter Totte
14 Mon, Mar 7, 2016, 7:17 PM
Prevent students from view other courses
Picture of tan tan tan tan
6 Tue, Apr 28, 2009, 9:46 AM
Add an activity or resource (pattern)
Picture of Hugo Mfa Hugo Mfa
2 Mon, Jul 18, 2016, 8:57 AM
Need advice on a certain course format
Picture of RC Admin RC Admin
8 Fri, Jul 15, 2016, 1:23 AM
Collapsible weeks: Student option?
Picture of Steve Ambro v3.1 Steve Ambro v3.1
32 Wed, Jun 8, 2016, 9:28 AM
Weekly Format to Begin when Each Student Enrols
Picture of Don Schwartz Don Schwartz
10 Sat, Jul 9, 2016, 12:45 AM
"Collapsed Topics course format plugin" questions,...
Picture of Steve Ambro v3.1 Steve Ambro v3.1
41 Thu, Jun 16, 2016, 9:57 AM
restoring course from backup opens wrong page
Picture of Steffen Riek Steffen Riek
6 Thu, Jul 7, 2016, 4:02 PM
List Users that are not in a course
Picture of Michael Brost Michael Brost
2 Thu, Jun 2, 2016, 3:31 PM
Upload course by csv
Picture of Helson C Helson C
6 Thu, Jun 30, 2016, 4:16 AM
Collapsed Topics V3.1.1.2 updated for M3.1
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Thu, Jun 30, 2016, 4:33 AM
Adding Topics of a topics course to calendar
Picture of Johan de Bruin Johan de Bruin
0 Thu, Jun 30, 2016, 3:54 AM
Course Completion block not updating Moodle 3.0.3
Picture of Laura Casey Laura Casey
3 Wed, Jun 29, 2016, 8:39 PM
A course freeze flag as mentioned by Martin D
Picture of Marcus Green Marcus Green
4 Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 8:53 PM
Essential Theme - Course format display - Section per page display error
Picture of Văn Huy Phan Văn Huy Phan
2 Mon, Jun 27, 2016, 1:36 AM
Blurry images in grid format course in Moodle 3.1
Picture of Graham Clark Graham Clark
1 Mon, Jun 27, 2016, 6:03 PM
Creating Sections Titles from a CSV File (or other non-manual method)
Picture of Arthur Loughran Arthur Loughran
5 Thu, Aug 2, 2012, 3:55 PM
Topic access restriction based on enrollment date
Picture of Heverton Coneglian de Freitas Heverton Coneglian de Freitas
5 Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 9:31 PM
Grid layout (2.9.3) - missing images after server full
Picture of Chris Chapman Chris Chapman
2 Wed, Jun 22, 2016, 6:17 PM
A class that can start anytime and completed leisurely
Picture of Brian Reinicke Brian Reinicke
1 Wed, Jun 22, 2016, 1:15 AM
Inserting the course interface mask
Picture of Walter Mazza Walter Mazza
0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016, 5:52 PM
Grid Format - Restricting Access with Date
Picture of Dan Jeffries Dan Jeffries
7 Mon, May 9, 2016, 8:49 PM
How can create default group
Picture of nima beyk nima beyk
0 Thu, Jun 16, 2016, 10:58 PM
One topic plugin - how to show the current topic , open automatically ?
Picture of Marcelo Rodrigues Marcelo Rodrigues
6 Fri, Sep 18, 2015, 7:49 PM
Bulk course upload via CSV with custom fields
Picture of Dale Dunnett Dale Dunnett
0 Tue, Jun 14, 2016, 8:36 AM
Beta Grid format for M3.1 released
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Wed, Jun 8, 2016, 6:00 AM
Collapsed Topics for Moodle 3.1 updated
Picture of Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard
0 Wed, Jun 8, 2016, 1:01 AM
Add custom(extra) field to edit category edit settings.
Picture of sarendar vennapureddy sarendar vennapureddy
1 Sat, Feb 6, 2016, 5:49 AM
Editor in course format field
Picture of Franco Pantoja Franco Pantoja
2 Thu, Aug 20, 2015, 8:20 PM
problem with grid format images
Picture of Varndean College Varndean College
1 Mon, Jun 6, 2016, 7:43 PM
Remove the word 'Toggle' in Collapsed Topics format
Picture of Graham Clark Graham Clark
27 Thu, Nov 25, 2010, 12:14 PM
Restrict access by time
Picture of Kerushan Naidoo Kerushan Naidoo
1 Wed, Jun 1, 2016, 9:21 PM
How to bulk delete access restrictions
Picture of Miki Alliel Miki Alliel
2 Tue, Jan 26, 2016, 6:02 PM