NetSapiensis Course Menu

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 1.9. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: NetSapiensis Course Menu.

This course menu, called Course Menu+ is based on the original Course Menu block. It provides navigation between course sections/weeks with options to include links to the Gradebook, Calendar, Blog Menu and Messages blocks. The block includes a Control Panel to administer the course. The appearance of the tree can be controlled with the "Expandable Tree" and "Activate Chapter Grouping" controls.

This version of Course Menu is developed and supported by NetSapiensis AB in Sweden and it's based on the work previously done by Alexis Maldonado at Central Texas College and by Michael Penney's team at Humboldt in California, USA.

The features below can be turned on or off:

  • Control Panel
  • Gradebook
  • Calendar
  • Blog Menu
  • Messages
  • Show All Sections
  • Expandable Tree
  • Activate Chapter Grouping

The settings are done on a per course basis.

Chapter grouping

"Activate Chapter Grouping" makes it possible to group weeks/topics in chapters. When grouping the weeks/topics the default distribution is done uniformly among the chapters. The final distribution is done manually by clicking on the arrows and moving the weeks/topics among the chapters. The name of the chapters can be set independently.

You should remember a couple of important things:

  • By changing the number of chapters all your chaptering settings will be restored to default.
  • The number of chapters must be a number greater than 1 and less then the number of visible weeks/topics.

The block is freely available under the GPL 3.

External Links

Download page for Moodle 1.7 and 1.8 (There is a version that works with 1.9)