Organise content: Remove a section if it is not required

You may find that you aren’t making use of a particular section provided by the Topics course template. For example, if your module does not require you to deliver online seminars and the only item in the ‘Meeting\Recording links’ section is the Panopto LTI then you may consider moving it to the ‘Module Information’ section …

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Organise content: Don’t swamp the course page with content

Try not to put too much content on the course page such as large blocks of text. The course page should be used as a place to ‘signpost’/link to content. Students may be accessing the course on devices with small screens so make use of the Page and File resources (amongst others) to present content …

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Organise content: Review content from previous weeks

Throughout Semester remember to check and review content from previous weeks. Hide content which is no longer relevant to students, especially time-dependent information.  For example: Don’t show a ‘description’ on the course page if the detail in it gives instructions for something that had to be done that week. Hide an activity if it’s no …

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Moodle: Ideas for organising course content and signposting

It will soon be time to prepare your Semester 1 Moodle course. Over the coming days I will post some useful ideas and tips. The posts will include 'before' and 'after' visual examples: Throughout Semester check and review content from previous weeks: Hide content which is no longer relevant to students, especially time-dependent information. Review content …

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