Editing the Course Summary

Courses are the pages on Moodle where instructors can add and organise learning materials and activities for their students.

Please do ensure students receive a friendly, reassuring message about how things will be managed during the online teaching and learning period and that the university will be monitoring the impact to ensure that their grades are not negatively impacted.

Turn editing on in Moodle

You can add a message to your students in your course homepage by selecting “Turn editing on”


Then click on the “cog” icon at the top of the page



and add your message using the text editor





A Moodle page can look very different according to the course format and layout.

Feel free to experiment with different course formats such as “Grid format” or “Weekly format”.

More information on course formats are available on Moodle Docs


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