Customize Your Course

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Computing and Information Services (CIS)

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Customize Your Course

July 14, 2016 - July 14, 2016


Click on Edit settings in the Administration panel under Course administration on the left side of your course page.

Editing Settings
 
You will have many editing options to choose from. (click on the ? for an explanation of option). Under General you can personalize the 'Course full name', make the course invisible to the students, adjust the 'Course start date'. 
 
Edit Course Settings
  
Under Description you can add a 'Course summary' as text or as a document to appear on the Moodle Home Page.
 
Description: Course Settings

Under Course format you can change the 'Format' (Weekly or Topics), the 'Number of sections' that appear on the page.
 
Course Format
 
Under Appearance you can hide the gradebook and activity report from students.
 
Appearance Settings
  
Under Files and uploads you can set a Maximum upload size of documents from 10KB to 18MB.

Files and Uploads Settings
 
Under Groups you can config groups for your class after you've set them up by setting Default groupingGroup mode lets you choose whether participants have access to only their own group's correspondence or to all.
 

Groups Settings

Remember to Save when you are done.