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

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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.
Latest release: 8364 sites 5k downloads 210
Supports Moodle 3.3 | 3.4 | 3.5 | 3.6 | 3.7 | 3.8 | 3.9 | 3.10
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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 ♥!
Latest release: 4557 sites 1k downloads 201
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 | 3.10
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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.
Latest release: 7368 sites 3k downloads 144
Supports Moodle 2.0 | 2.1 | 2.2 | 2.3 | 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 | 3.9 | 3.10
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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.
Latest release: 5903 sites 3k downloads 135
Supports Moodle 1.9 | 2.0 | 2.1 | 2.2 | 2.3 | 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 | 3.9 | 3.10
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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.
Latest release: 7200 sites 3k downloads 124
Supports Moodle 2.0 | 2.1 | 2.2 | 2.3 | 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 | 3.9 | 3.10
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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
Latest release: 2032 sites 668 downloads 84
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
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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.
Latest release: 612 sites 318 downloads 81
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 | 3.9 | 3.10
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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.
Latest release: 557 sites 275 downloads 76
Supports Moodle 2.7 | 2.8 | 2.9 | 3.0 | 3.3
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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.
Latest release: 3897 sites 2k downloads 72
Supports Moodle 3.4 | 3.5 | 3.6 | 3.7 | 3.8 | 3.9 | 3.10
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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.
Latest release: 1086 sites 262 downloads 63
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
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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.
Latest release: 1835 sites 665 downloads 59
Supports Moodle 3.5 | 3.6 | 3.7 | 3.8 | 3.9
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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).
Latest release: 310 sites 145 downloads 55
Supports Moodle 2.7 | 2.8 | 2.9 | 3.0 | 3.1 | 3.2 | 3.3 | 3.4 | 3.5
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format_multitopic
Shows multiple topics per page, with tabbed navigation between pages. Topics are collapsible, and can optionally be timed.
Latest release: 1429 sites 743 downloads 54
Supports Moodle 3.5 | 3.6 | 3.7 | 3.8 | 3.9 | 3.10
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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.
Latest release: 931 sites 486 downloads 43
Supports Moodle 3.6 | 3.7 | 3.8
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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.
Latest release: 215 sites 85 downloads 41
Supports Moodle 2.8 | 2.9 | 3.0 | 3.1 | 3.2 | 3.3 | 3.4
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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.
Latest release: 423 sites 255 downloads 34
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 | 3.9 | 3.10
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format_menutopic
Course format that allows you to display the topics/sections in a menu.
Latest release: 636 sites 501 downloads 30
Supports Moodle 2.3 | 2.4 | 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 | 3.10
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format_kickstart
Create better courses with ready made course templates.
Latest release: 313 sites 249 downloads 30
Supports Moodle 3.3 | 3.5 | 3.6 | 3.7 | 3.8 | 3.9
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Tabs Course Format (with Activity Tracking)
Latest release: 283 sites 107 downloads 29
Supports Moodle 2.4 | 2.5 | 2.9 | 3.0 | 3.1 | 3.2
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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.
Latest release: 537 sites 519 downloads 27
Supports Moodle 3.6 | 3.7 | 3.8 | 3.9 | 3.10
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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.
Latest release: 363 sites 590 downloads 26
Supports Moodle 3.5 | 3.6 | 3.7 | 3.8 | 3.9
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format_tabtopics
This Moodle course format displays each section in a tab
Latest release: 343 sites 96 downloads 26
Supports Moodle 2.2 | 2.3 | 2.4 | 2.5 | 2.6
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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.
Latest release: 49 sites 43 downloads 23
Supports Moodle 2.4 | 2.5 | 2.6 | 2.7 | 2.8 | 2.9 | 3.0
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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.
Latest release: 91 sites 101 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
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format_timeline
A simple timeline to simulate a real social network course in moodle.
Latest release: 163 sites 379 downloads 18
Supports Moodle 3.8 | 3.9 | 3.10
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format_weeksrev
Weekly format listed in reverse format so first week at bottom and current week at the top
Latest release: 211 sites 118 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
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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.
Latest release: 342 sites 93 downloads 15
Supports Moodle 3.5 | 3.6 | 3.7 | 3.8 | 3.9
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This course format displays a course in a calendar format.
Latest release: 95 sites 61 downloads 15
Supports Moodle 2.3 | 2.4 | 2.5 | 2.6
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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.
Latest release: 37 sites 54 downloads 12
Supports Moodle 3.2 | 3.3 | 3.4 | 3.5
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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.
Latest release: 48 sites 105 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
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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.
Released: 2 sites 42 downloads 12
Supports Moodle 2.0 | 2.1
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format_columns
Topic based course format with the ability to arrange the topics in columns except 0.
Latest release: 78 sites 89 downloads 11
Supports Moodle 2.3 | 2.4 | 2.5 | 2.6 | 2.7 | 2.8 | 2.9 | 3.0
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format_days
Modified version of Weekly format that displays sections by day rather than week.
Latest release: 21 sites 43 downloads 11
Supports Moodle 2.3 | 2.4
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format_noticebd
A topic based course format with the latest post in the news forum displayed at the top.
Latest release: 73 sites 85 downloads 10
Supports Moodle 2.3 | 2.4 | 2.5 | 2.6 | 2.7 | 2.8 | 2.9 | 3.0
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format_popups
The Pop up activities course format displays resources and simple activities embedded in modals instead of redirecting from the course page.
Latest release: 21 sites 145 downloads 9
Supports Moodle 3.10
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format_topicsactivitycards
Very simple course format which overrides the topics format to display activities as cards.
Released: 83 sites 88 downloads 9
Supports Moodle 3.9
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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.
Latest release: 51 sites 55 downloads 7
Supports Moodle 2.0 | 2.1 | 2.2 | 2.3 | 2.4
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format_scormcloud
Provides a SCORM Cloud course format. (superseded by the new Single activity course format plugin)
Latest release: 3 sites 22 downloads 7
Supports Moodle 2.0 | 2.1
format_weekcoll
A week based format that solves the issue of the 'Scroll of Death' when a course has many weeks.
Latest release: 10 sites 61 downloads 4
Supports Moodle 1.9 | 2.0 | 2.1 | 2.2
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format_singleactivity
Allows to create course that consists of only one activity
Latest release: 1 sites 26 downloads 3
Supports Moodle 2.4 | 2.5