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Course format plugins allow different layouts and structures for course activities.

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format_buttons
Buttons is a course format that creates a menu with buttons to access the sections, one by one. Please favourite ♥!
2670 sites
1k downloads
152
Supports Moodle 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Monday, October 7, 2019, 11:04 PM
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format_grid
A modular and visual course format. Hides all topics and creates a grid of icons (one for each topic) with short titles. Clicking on an icon brings up the content from the corresponding topic.
5422 sites
2k downloads
122
Latest release: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 1:24 AM
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format_topcoll
An interchangeable topic or week based format that solves the issue of the 'Scroll of Death' when a course has many topics.
4701 sites
2k downloads
111
Latest release: Sunday, November 17, 2019, 8:27 PM
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format_onetopic
Format to course that allows showing each topic in a tab, keeping the current tab between calls to resources, in such a way that when it returns from a module as the blog or the glossary it returns to tab from where you started. This format is based on the Moodle standard format: “Topics”. It accepts edition by AJAX.
4462 sites
1k downloads
101
Latest release: Monday, December 16, 2019, 4:24 PM
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format_tiles
A course format which displays course topics as "Tiles", in a grid rather than as a list. When clicked, tile content is displayed under the tile with an animated transition. The layout adapts to different screen sizes and orientations. Within each tile, activities can also be set to display as "sub-tiles". For each tile, the teacher can pick an icon from a predefined set, or upload a background photo.
2354 sites
1k downloads
98
Supports Moodle 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7
Latest release: Monday, August 26, 2019, 8:08 PM
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format_socialwall
The Moodle Socialwall will transform your Moodle course into a social learning platform. This includes a familiar post interface, timeline of posts, filtering of the timeline, and integration with Moodle's activities and resources. A social learning format allows teachers to pick up the tool and begin using it right away.
435 sites
145 downloads
70
Supports Moodle 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.3
Latest release: Friday, March 23, 2018, 8:09 PM
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format_flexsections
Organises course content in any number of sections that can be nested. Each section can be displayed expanded or collapsed
1422 sites
281 downloads
60
Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4
Latest release: Friday, October 27, 2017, 12:23 PM
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eTask topics format is based on the topics format and includes grading table (above or below the course sections) with aditional functionality such as a highlighting of grading values, grade to pass settings, motivational progress charts and much more.
325 sites
251 downloads
59
Supports Moodle 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Sunday, November 17, 2019, 6:58 PM
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format_board
"Board" (Grids and Blocks) is a course format in grid for Moodle 2.8 or later with full flexibility between sections and columns. You can choose quantity and width of columns and quantity of sections in each column.
844 sites
256 downloads
52
Supports Moodle 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 10:10 PM
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format_mindmap
Mindmap Course Format allows Moodle users using courses through interactive, personalized mindmap. Additionally, it provides features unavailable in standard Moodle, which are: graphical presentation of conditional dependencies and distinction of modules where student have problems (and which are near deadline).
324 sites
271 downloads
50
Supports Moodle 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5
Latest release: Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 9:02 PM
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format_periods
This course format allows to set duration for each section (period) in days, weeks, months or years. Each individual section (period) may override this duration. The course settings allow automatically collapse or hide past or future periods.
230 sites
37 downloads
37
Supports Moodle 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4
Latest release: Friday, October 27, 2017, 2:59 PM
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format_collapsibletopics
The collapsible topics format is a clone of the core topics format that adds collapsing behaviour to sections in order to reduce page size.
595 sites
624 downloads
29
Supports Moodle 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 6:28 PM
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format_masonry
This course format displays all sections like a masonry build brick wall. Every section can have a different background and is dynamically placed into a fluent style page.
300 sites
161 downloads
27
Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Monday, November 18, 2019, 12:58 AM
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Tabs Course Format (with Activity Tracking)
317 sites
93 downloads
27
Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2
Latest release: Friday, January 13, 2017, 11:36 PM
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format_tabtopics
This Moodle course format displays each section in a tab
405 sites
67 downloads
26
Supports Moodle 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6
Latest release: Thursday, April 3, 2014, 5:47 AM
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format_menutopic
Course format that allows you to display the topics/sections in a menu.
368 sites
112 downloads
20
Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3
Latest release: Friday, January 12, 2018, 1:04 AM
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format_gps
The course format „GPS Format“ allows e-learning content to be displayed according to the geo coordinates of the learner. This enables location-based mobile learning.
47 sites
76 downloads
18
Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0
Latest release: Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 6:49 PM
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format_flexpage
Moodlerooms is proud to release Flexpage, a course format that provides a teacher with complete control over how educational materials and assessments are presented to a student.
88 sites
29 downloads
17
Supports Moodle 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2
Latest release: Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 10:18 PM
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format_weeksrev
Weekly format listed in reverse format so first week at bottom and current week at the top
65 sites
40 downloads
13
Supports Moodle 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Friday, December 20, 2019, 4:08 PM
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format_remuiformat
Let your students focus on what matters - learning, with the all-new and intuitive Edwiser Course Formats plugin! Choose from unique course formats like Card and List.
1193 sites
1k downloads
13
Supports Moodle 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Friday, December 6, 2019, 2:38 PM
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This course format displays a course in a calendar format.
60 sites
24 downloads
13
Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6
Latest release: Thursday, April 3, 2014, 7:17 AM
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format_collapsibleweeks
The collapsible weeks format is a clone of the core topics format that adds collapsing behaviour to sections in order to reduce page size.
122 sites
121 downloads
11
Supports Moodle 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 6:32 PM
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format_folderview
Blackboard Open Source is proud to release Folder View, a course format that displays activities and resources within a folder that is expandable or collapsible.
64 sites
36 downloads
11
Supports Moodle 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.4
Latest release: Thursday, September 20, 2018, 11:42 PM
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format_columns
Topic based course format with the ability to arrange the topics in columns except 0.
105 sites
16 downloads
10
Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0
Latest release: Monday, March 14, 2016, 1:37 AM
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format_noticebd
A topic based course format with the latest post in the news forum displayed at the top.
88 sites
13 downloads
10
Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0
Latest release: Thursday, March 10, 2016, 1:10 AM
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format_days
Modified version of Weekly format that displays sections by day rather than week.
20 sites
8 downloads
10
Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4
Latest release: Monday, December 31, 2012, 7:08 AM
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Topic Forums course format adds forums below the topic sections of the Onetopic course format. Each topic has its own discussion forum.
3 sites
12 downloads
10
Supports Moodle 2.0 2.1
Released: Thursday, October 6, 2011, 6:03 AM
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format_multitopic
Shows multiple topics per page, with tabbed navigation between pages. Topics are collapsible, and can optionally be timed.
70 sites
424 downloads
9
Supports Moodle 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Thursday, January 16, 2020, 8:51 AM
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format_softcourse
Softcourse is a course format that display sections with only an image and an optional text on the course homepage. Users don’t see the detail of the section, for instance, resources or activities.
2 sites
98 downloads
8
Supports Moodle 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 7:18 PM
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format_event
The course format "Event" is intended to be used for short training events. Upon course creation, it creates a corresponding calendar event.
21 sites
38 downloads
8
Supports Moodle 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5
Latest release: Monday, April 15, 2019, 10:38 AM
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format_flexible
The Flexible course format is based on Grid adding better mobile support, responsiveness, completion tracking and the ability to make sections collapsable.
91 sites
496 downloads
7
Supports Moodle 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:15 PM
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format_kickstart
Create better courses with ready made course templates.
69 sites
323 downloads
6
Supports Moodle 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Friday, January 3, 2020, 12:45 AM
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This course format, based on the 'Topics' standard format, allows a teacher to specify the foreground and background colours for each course section.
46 sites
28 downloads
6
Supports Moodle 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4
Latest release: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 11:04 PM
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format_scormcloud
Provides a SCORM Cloud course format. (superseded by the new Single activity course format plugin)
7 sites
12 downloads
6
Supports Moodle 2.0 2.1
Latest release: Saturday, September 3, 2011, 5:31 AM
format_weekcoll
A week based format that solves the issue of the 'Scroll of Death' when a course has many weeks.
6 sites
8 downloads
4
Supports Moodle 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.2
Latest release: Friday, March 23, 2012, 12:30 AM
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format_singleactivity
Allows to create course that consists of only one activity
3 sites
10 downloads
2
Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5
Latest release: Monday, June 24, 2013, 1:31 PM