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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 ♥!
4377 sites
1k downloads
192
Supports Moodle 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9
Latest release: Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 9:35 AM
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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.
6783 sites
4k downloads
182
Supports Moodle 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9
Latest release: Sunday, December 6, 2020, 10:05 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.
7237 sites
3k downloads
144
Latest release: Saturday, November 14, 2020, 9:47 PM
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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.
5913 sites
3k downloads
128
Latest release: Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 3:55 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.
6626 sites
2k downloads
121
Latest release: Monday, December 28, 2020, 2:30 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
2006 sites
624 downloads
79
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, May 11, 2020, 11:24 PM
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Place the grading table with additional functionality directly on the course page and manage gradable activities easily. Provide your students a quick overview of grading and motivate them to be better.
594 sites
515 downloads
76
Latest release: Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 12:50 AM
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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.
589 sites
203 downloads
75
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_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.
1107 sites
270 downloads
62
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 3.9
Latest release: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 10:10 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.
3424 sites
1k downloads
60
Supports Moodle 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.10
Latest release: Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 2:34 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.
1657 sites
830 downloads
55
Supports Moodle 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9
Latest release: Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 10:01 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).
303 sites
125 downloads
54
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_multitopic
Shows multiple topics per page, with tabbed navigation between pages. Topics are collapsible, and can optionally be timed.
1075 sites
596 downloads
45
Supports Moodle 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.10
Latest release: Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 6:38 AM
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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.
218 sites
65 downloads
41
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_flexible
The Flexible course format is based on Grid adding better mobile support, responsiveness, completion tracking and the ability to make sections collapsable.
883 sites
483 downloads
35
Supports Moodle 3.6 3.7 3.8
Latest release: Thursday, October 17, 2019, 11:15 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.
406 sites
276 downloads
34
Latest release: Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 6:32 PM
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Tabs Course Format (with Activity Tracking)
284 sites
99 downloads
28
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_menutopic
Course format that allows you to display the topics/sections in a menu.
522 sites
378 downloads
27
Latest release: Tuesday, December 29, 2020, 3:30 PM
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format_tabtopics
This Moodle course format displays each section in a tab
366 sites
106 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_kickstart
Create better courses with ready made course templates.
279 sites
262 downloads
25
Supports Moodle 3.3 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9
Latest release: Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 9:06 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.
456 sites
421 downloads
23
Supports Moodle 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.10
Latest release: Friday, November 20, 2020, 4:33 PM
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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.
45 sites
40 downloads
22
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.
86 sites
133 downloads
19
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
186 sites
150 downloads
17
Supports Moodle 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.10
Latest release: Friday, December 20, 2019, 4:08 PM
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format_ludic
LUDIC presents course structure and contents graphically. A range of gamification options are also provided to strengthen student engagement.
128 sites
515 downloads
16
Supports Moodle 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9
Latest release: Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 5:49 PM
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This course format displays a course in a calendar format.
75 sites
73 downloads
15
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.
316 sites
113 downloads
14
Supports Moodle 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9
Latest release: Thursday, June 18, 2020, 3:54 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.
48 sites
130 downloads
12
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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Topic Forums course format adds forums below the topic sections of the Onetopic course format. Each topic has its own discussion forum.
2 sites
28 downloads
12
Supports Moodle 2.0 2.1
Released: Thursday, October 6, 2011, 6:03 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.
32 sites
62 downloads
11
Supports Moodle 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5
Latest release: Monday, April 15, 2019, 10:38 AM
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format_columns
Topic based course format with the ability to arrange the topics in columns except 0.
83 sites
91 downloads
11
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.
76 sites
99 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.
24 sites
33 downloads
10
Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4
Latest release: Monday, December 31, 2012, 7:08 AM
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format_topicsactivitycards
Very simple course format which overrides the topics format to display activities as cards.
34 sites
110 downloads
7
Supports Moodle 3.9
Released: Friday, October 9, 2020, 11:11 PM
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format_scormcloud
Provides a SCORM Cloud course format. (superseded by the new Single activity course format plugin)
6 sites
24 downloads
7
Supports Moodle 2.0 2.1
Latest release: Saturday, September 3, 2011, 5:31 AM
This course format, based on the 'Topics' standard format, allows a teacher to specify the foreground and background colours for each course section.
51 sites
61 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_weekcoll
A week based format that solves the issue of the 'Scroll of Death' when a course has many weeks.
8 sites
37 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
35 downloads
3
Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5
Latest release: Monday, June 24, 2013, 1:31 PM