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Sections

Summary

Sections (often called Topics) are seperate areas of a course – they’re useful if you want to group content together into related sections: Course info, Assessment etc.

How to create a section

  1. Login to Moodle and navigate to the course where you want to add a section.
  2. Make sure editing is turned on (Turn editing on – piece of paper with pen icon in the top left hand corner).
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and locate the button with a + symbol in it below the final section – click it.
  4. A new Section/Topic will be added to the bottom of the page – click the pencil icon next to its name to rename it.
  5. Click Edit in the top right hand corner of the new section to change its settings (Edit topic).

How to hide a section

  1. Make sure editing is turned on in your course (Turn editing on – piece of paper with pen icon in the top left hand corner).
  2. Find the section you want to hide.
  3. Click Edit in the top right hand corner and select Hide topic from menu that appears.
  4. To show the section again repeat step 3 and select Show topic. 

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