Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of ...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of ...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                    Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                        Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Cour...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                      Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                  Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Out...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                        Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Cour...
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Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                       Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Cours...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                          Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Co...
Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology                                 Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of...
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  1. 1. Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students
  2. 2. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students After you have logged in to Moodle, click on the course to be edited. In this case, click on Demo Course.
  3. 3. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students By default, the course outline is arranged by Topic, and 5 topics are displayed.
  4. 4. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students If you want to change this setting, click on the Settings button on the left.
  5. 5. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students Click on the Format field to open the pull-down menu.
  6. 6. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students There are 5 other options for you to choose from. LAMS course format is the format used in another open source called Learning Activity Management System (LAMS), but as it is not available in HKIEd, this option is not applicable in this case.
  7. 7. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students SCORM format allows students to read the course content and participate in the activities provided in the SCORM content package, but such package is to be prepared by software tools other than Moodle.
  8. 8. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students Social format provides a basic structure of a discussion forum, allowing participants to add topics and post threads. It displays the course in the format of a notice board rather than a course outline.
  9. 9. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students Topics format is the default setting. It arranges the course content by topics.
  10. 10. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students Weekly format organizes the course content week by week.
  11. 11. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students Weekly format - CSS/No tables displays the course content in a similar way to Weekly format, but the course content is styled by Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) without using tables for layout. In this example, we select Weekly format.
  12. 12. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students Then click on the Number of weeks/topics field to open the pull-down menu.
  13. 13. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students Choose the number of weeks to be displayed. In this case, we choose 12.
  14. 14. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students To set the start date of your course, click on the pull-down menus next to the Course start date field. In this case, we set the start date as 1 September 2011.
  15. 15. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students Click on the Availability field to choose whether or not to release the course to students.
  16. 16. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students In this case, we choose This course is not available to students.
  17. 17. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students After you have finished, click on the Save changes button at the bottom of the page.
  18. 18. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students You can see that the course outline is now arranged by weeks, and 12 weeks are displayed.
  19. 19. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students Since we have chosen This course is not available to students, you can see that the course name is greyed out. Students will not be able to see this course on their course list.
  20. 20. Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology Moodle Series: Changing the Display Format of the Course Outline and Setting the Course’s Availability to Students Web page: http://www.ied.edu.hk/lttc Email: lttc@ied.edu.hk This learning series numbered MOT23-12.08.v2 of the Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology (LTTC) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- NoDerivs 3.0 Hong Kong License.

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