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Changing topic titles

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Moodle course can be displayed as topics, these are given default titles running sequentially from ‘Topic 1’. However, Moodle also allows these topic names to be changed


This allows you to signpost sections, making them easier to find and organise.

Changing topic titles

  1. Click Turn editing on in the top right of your course page.
  2. Go to the topic area that you want change and click the cog icon.
  3. In the Summary page uncheck the ‘Use default section name’ box.
  4. In Section name enter the name of your topic
  5. In Summary you can also enter a short summary of what this topic area contains (this is optional).
  6. Click Save changes at the bottom of the page.

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