Adding More Section Topics or Weeks in Moodle

By default, new courses are created with sections labeled "Topic 1", "Topic 2", ... in a Moodle course.  To modify the number of sections (whether topics or weeks) showing in the course follow the steps below.

  1. Go to the bottom of the page and click on Add Topic or Add Week below the last section of the course.  If the link doesn't appear, expand the last section.  

  2. Repeat as needed to add more sections

Reordering sections

To reorder sections, turn on edit mode and move the cursor to to the right of the section title.  The cursor will switch to a crosshair symbol.  Click and drag the section up or down.

The top section is a header section.  It cannot be moved.  

It is also possible to reorder items or sections using the course index on the left hand side of the page. 

screenshot of a crosshair cursor in the Moodle course index

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