Course formats

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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: Course formats.

A course format refers to the layout of a course. They can be changed by the course Course administration block under settings.


Standard course formats

Pacing for 2012 Academic Year

Elementary Computer Course

January: Students will learn how to use paint tools and insert it in MS Word

February and March: Learning how to make presentations in MS Power Point • Insert pictures • Working with custom animations • Inserting movie clipart • Inserting audio • Working with hyperlinks

April: Learning MS Publisher • Flyers • Posters • Brochure • Banners • Cards May Students will be introduces in the MS Excel program • Surveys • Enter data • Graphic charts

Social format

Social format example
This format is oriented around one main forum, the social forum, which appears listed on the main page. It is useful for situations that are more free form. They may not even be courses. The Moodle Lounge is an example of a social format course.

The social forum can be edited by clicking the 'Update this forum' button on the social forum page. The forum introduction is displayed at the top of the course page (in Moodle 1.9.5 onwards).

See also

Using Moodle forum discussions: