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Moodle 3.x Teaching Techniques - Third Edition by Susan Smith Nash

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Moving blocks to the main course area

The standard Moodle installation gives you the choice of two, one, or no side columns for your blocks. If you want to eliminate the side columns, you have more space for your course content, but no space for blocks. Let's explore a workaround for that. We'll use the Participants block as an example.

Normally, the Participants block would occupy one of the side columns, which is valuable screen space and can be used for the main course content. Now, what if we want to have the functionality of the block, without needing a side column? This is examined in the next section.

The goal

We want to arrive at a solution that looks like this:

Note that, instead of having a People block in one of the side columns, the course ...

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