Course Navigation

After you click on a course in your Moodle Dashboard, you will be taken to the course home page. The content of each course home page will vary depending on how your instructor has designed the course, but the following features are typical of each course.


1. Moodle Toolbar: this toolbar remains the same on any Moodle page. Its features are described on the Moodle Dashboard page.

2. GradCapIcon.pngthe course short name will appear here. You can click here from any course page or activity to return to the course home page.

3. ParticipantsIcon.png: click here to view a list of your classmates and instructor for this course.

4. GradesIcon.png: click here to view your grades for this class. Visit the page on Checking Grades and Feedback for more information about this section.

5. FolderIcon.png: each section in the course will be listed here. Instructors often organize their courses by topic, lesson, or unit.

6. DashboardIcon.png: click here to go back to your Moodle Dashboard.

7. CalendarIcon.png: click here to view your Moodle Calendar.

8. GradCapIcon.pngthe rest of your current courses will appear here. Click the course short name to quickly switch between course pages.

9. Breadcrumbs: this list (referred to as Breadcrumbs because it shows your way home) appears at the top of every course page. Clicking the sections will bring you to that area of Moodle.

10. Course Information: this section typically contains overall course information like the syllabus and announcement forum. The content will vary for each course.

11. Course Sections: each course section contains the resources for that topic, lesson, or unit. Click the arrow to expand the section and see its contents. See the Common Moodle Tasks chapter for more information. 

13. Instructor Information: many online courses will have instructor information on the course page. Use this information if you need to contact your instructor.

14. Course Blocks: Additional course blocks will appear here depending on what the instructor has included in the course.


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Created Tue, Nov 5, 2019 9:30 PM by Rachel Feld
Updated Fri, Nov 22, 2019 10:56 PM by Rachel Feld