Collapsed Weeks course format

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The Collapsed Weeks course format is a contributed code module. It is similar to the standard Weekly format for a course. The current week is always toggled on.

The code was based on the Collapsed Topics contributed code module.


You can download the format from the Modules and Plugins Database or by clicking on the links below if the database is unavailable. Full installation instructions are in the included 'Readme.txt' file.

Download Links

Collapsed Weeks for Moodle 2.0

Collapsed Weeks for Moodle 1.9

Collapsed Weeks for Moodle 1.8



To select the format, simply choose it from the list of course formats in the course settings. To show / hide a topic just click on its toggle.

Toggle State

When refreshing the page, the state of the 'toggles' is remembered. This is on a per browser session per course basis for as long as the browser remains open. If you would like it to persist longer, please follow the instructions in the included 'Readme.txt' file.

Changing the look

The Arrow If you want to change the look and style of the arrow, simply change 'arrow_down.png' and 'arrow_up.png'.


Q. How do I report an issue with Collapsed Weeks?

A. Raise an issue on Moodle Tracker or post a discussion on the Moodle Course Formats Forum

Q. Is Collapsed Weeks Moodle 2.0 compatible?

A. Yes. It incorporates a change where the section name of the week summary is used instead of the summary itself to form the words on the toggle.


Collapsed Weeks has been developed by and is maintained by Gareth Barnard with invaluable input from:

See also