Documentation:Moodle Support Resources/Navigation

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Dedicated to enhancing TRU's online learning and teaching environment.

Menu Bar

At the top of each page in your course is a helpful menu bar that provides quick and easy access to relevant areas of your course and common tasks.


My home

Links to your homepage and includes links to of all of your courses.


Links to your calendar.

My Sites

A dropdown list of all your courses.

This course

Dropdown list of links to various components of your course. This link is only available when you are viewing a course page.

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This link provides quick access to many areas of course content.

  • People – list of people enrolled in the course, from here you may send a message or email
  • Grades – access grades here
  • Assignments – list of all assignment submission tools for the course
  • Forums – list of forums for the course

This Course Link is dynamic and can change by course.

Blocks (area on right hand side)

There are several blocks in your Moodle course such as:

  • Navigation
  • Key Course Milestones
  • Quick Links
  • Search Forums

If you wish to expand the space on your screen for course content you can dock these blocks:

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Please note: each block will have to be docked separately

The “docked” blocks appear as vertical buttons along the left margin of the screen.

Dock area and dock tool:

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You can use the breadcrumb trail to skip back to places in your course that you have recently visited.

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Tabbed Content

You can access each section of your course in the convenient tabs at the top of each page in your course.

Example 1

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Example 2

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Example 3: Nested Tabs

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Students may use the check boxes to track their own progress.

Click on a section title or arrow to expand or collapse a toggle.

Use the links at the bottom of the page to navigate between tabs.