Changing Format: Weeks and Topics

To change the number of weeks in your course, or to switch to the topics format:

Within the course, select edit settings from the Administration block:

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Click the “expand all” text on the right-hand side to show all collapsed settings.

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To change the number of weeks/topics, select the appropriate number from the drop down in the formatting section.

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Scroll to the bottom and click save changes.


If switching to the topics format, you can enter custom topic titles at the top of each block. After switching to topics format (see above), turn editing on and click the gear in the topic block that you would like to title:

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At the editing page, deselect the “use default section name” and then type your topic title in the “Section Name” field.

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Scroll to the bottom and click save changes.

**NOTE: Do not enter more than a few words in this title section!  Also, do NOT use the summary field, as this has been known to cause major issues if lots of text or images are placed here.

To place text or images on the front page of the course, please use a label.  You can learn how to insert labels here.