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

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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.
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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
Latest release: Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 5:58 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.
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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
Latest release: Thursday, June 30, 2016, 4:31 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.
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Supports Moodle 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0
Latest release: Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 3:15 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.
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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
Latest release: Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 1:31 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.
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Supports Moodle 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1
Latest release: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 10:06 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).
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Supports Moodle 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1
Latest release: Monday, January 18, 2016, 10:53 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
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Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1
Latest release: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 10:07 PM
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format_buttons
"Buttons" is a course format that creates a menu with buttons in javascript to access the sections, one by one. It has features to change the button colours and create group of sections.
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Supports Moodle 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1
Latest release: Sunday, September 11, 2016, 12:24 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.
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Supports Moodle 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1
Latest release: Sunday, September 11, 2016, 12:50 PM
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format_tabtopics
This Moodle course format displays each section in a tab
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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_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.
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Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0
Latest release: Monday, September 21, 2015, 8:15 PM
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format_menutopic
Course format that allows you to display the topics/sections in a menu.
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Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1
Latest release: Thursday, September 22, 2016, 12:50 AM
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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. Flexpage allows a teacher to create a flexible set of pages and sub pages where blocks and activities can be placed in any location on the page instead of being restricted to a right, left or center column. Flexpage courses provide teachers with the ability to determine how many columns of data are contained within a course (up to three-columns). This allows teachers to have complete control over how they want to present course materials and assessments to students.
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Supports Moodle 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0
Latest release: Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 12:15 AM
format_calendar
This course format displays a course in a calendar format.
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Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6
Latest release: Thursday, April 3, 2014, 7:17 AM
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format_etask
eTask topics format is type of the course format. It is based on topics format and includes grading table on the top of the course page with aditional functionality as a highlighting of final grade or seting value for grade to pass.
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Supports Moodle 2.9 3.0 3.1
Latest release: Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 1:54 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.
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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_columns
Topic based course format with the ability to arrange the topics in columns except 0.
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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.
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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.
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Supports Moodle 2.3 2.4
Latest release: Monday, December 31, 2012, 7:08 AM
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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.
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)
Supports Moodle 2.0 2.1
Latest release: Saturday, September 3, 2011, 5:31 AM
format_folderview
Moodlerooms is proud to release Folder View, a course format that displays activities and resources within a folder that is expandable or collapsible. This course format can display all folders on a page or a single folder at a time with previous and next topic navigations or a jump-to menu, which each allow the student to easily navigate between folders. Editing functionality is consolidated for the course into an area at the top of the page. This course format mimics many of the features of ANGEL folders, making previous ANGEL users feel more at home within a Moodle environment. The plugin was also developed with an eye towards consolidating the editing functionality in Moodle's Topics and Weeks course formats.
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Supports Moodle 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0
Latest release: Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 12:32 AM
format_weeksrev
Weekly format listed in reverse format so first week at bottom and current week at the top
Supports Moodle 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5
Latest release: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 8:32 PM
format_weekcoll
A week based format that solves the issue of the 'Scroll of Death' when a course has many weeks.
Supports Moodle 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.2
Latest release: Friday, March 23, 2012, 12:30 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.
Supports Moodle 2.0 2.1
Released: Thursday, October 6, 2011, 6:03 AM
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format_fntabs
Tabs Course Format (with Activity Tracking)
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Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5 2.9 3.0 3.1
Latest release: Thursday, September 8, 2016, 2:22 AM
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format_singleactivity
Allows to create course that consists of only one activity
Supports Moodle 2.4 2.5
Latest release: Monday, June 24, 2013, 1:31 PM