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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 ♥!
2410 sites
1k downloads
120
Supports Moodle 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5
Latest release: Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 11:49 AM
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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.
5272 sites
3k downloads
107
Latest release: Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 12:24 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.
4709 sites
2k downloads
91
Latest release: Thursday, 20 December 2018, 12:04 AM
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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.
4514 sites
2k downloads
88
Latest release: Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 2:25 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.
447 sites
187 downloads
68
Supports Moodle 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.3
Latest release: Friday, 23 March 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
1430 sites
478 downloads
55
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, 27 October 2017, 12:23 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.
883 sites
329 downloads
49
Supports Moodle 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4
Latest release: Thursday, 7 December 2017, 10:10 PM
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format_etask
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.
354 sites
537 downloads
47
Supports Moodle 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6
Latest release: Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 4:31 AM
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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).
294 sites
221 downloads
47
Supports Moodle 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5
Latest release: Tuesday, 8 August 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.
247 sites
73 downloads
36
Supports Moodle 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4
Latest release: Friday, 27 October 2017, 2:59 PM
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format_tiles
A course format which displays course topics as "Tiles", 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". Icons for each tile can be selected from a predefined set (i.e. the teacher does not need to upload them).
506 sites
3k downloads
31
Supports Moodle 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6
Latest release: Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 2:28 AM
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format_fntabs
Tabs Course Format (with Activity Tracking)
352 sites
146 downloads
26
Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2
Latest release: Friday, 13 January 2017, 11:36 PM
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format_tabtopics
This Moodle course format displays each section in a tab
490 sites
89 downloads
26
Supports Moodle 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6
Latest release: Thursday, 3 April 2014, 5:47 AM
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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.
297 sites
177 downloads
24
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
Latest release: Monday, 19 November 2018, 1:16 AM
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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.
251 sites
368 downloads
19
Supports Moodle 3.5 3.6
Latest release: Friday, 7 December 2018, 4:28 PM
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format_menutopic
Course format that allows you to display the topics/sections in a menu.
374 sites
209 downloads
19
Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3
Latest release: Friday, 12 January 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
27 downloads
18
Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0
Latest release: Tuesday, 5 April 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.
131 sites
95 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, 18 July 2017, 10:18 PM
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format_calendar
This course format displays a course in a calendar format.
85 sites
37 downloads
12
Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6
Latest release: Thursday, 3 April 2014, 7:17 AM
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format_weeksrev
Weekly format listed in reverse format so first week at bottom and current week at the top
60 sites
44 downloads
11
Supports Moodle 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6
Latest release: Friday, 1 March 2019, 6:58 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.
85 sites
119 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, 20 September 2018, 11:42 PM
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format_noticebd
A topic based course format with the latest post in the news forum displayed at the top.
108 sites
42 downloads
10
Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0
Latest release: Thursday, 10 March 2016, 1:10 AM
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format_days
Modified version of Weekly format that displays sections by day rather than week.
19 sites
28 downloads
10
Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4
Latest release: Monday, 31 December 2012, 7:08 AM
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format_forumtopic
Topic Forums course format adds forums below the topic sections of the Onetopic course format. Each topic has its own discussion forum.
2 sites
21 downloads
10
Supports Moodle 2.0 2.1
Released: Thursday, 6 October 2011, 6:03 AM
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format_columns
Topic based course format with the ability to arrange the topics in columns except 0.
147 sites
44 downloads
9
Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0
Latest release: Monday, 14 March 2016, 1:37 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.
90 sites
128 downloads
6
Supports Moodle 3.5 3.6
Latest release: Friday, 7 December 2018, 4:30 PM
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format_colours
This course format, based on the 'Topics' standard format, allows a teacher to specify the foreground and background colours for each course section.
45 sites
30 downloads
6
Supports Moodle 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4
Latest release: Tuesday, 11 December 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)
11 sites
16 downloads
6
Supports Moodle 2.0 2.1
Latest release: Saturday, 3 September 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.
13 sites
31 downloads
4
Supports Moodle 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.2
Latest release: Friday, 23 March 2012, 12:30 AM
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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.
3 sites
72 downloads
2
Supports Moodle 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5
Latest release: Thursday, 21 February 2019, 5:56 PM
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format_singleactivity
Allows to create course that consists of only one activity
10 sites
11 downloads
2
Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5
Latest release: Monday, 24 June 2013, 1:31 PM