Moodle 3: Blocks: Administration: Change the Start Date In Weekly Format

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An instructor's Moodle course can be set to display in the Weekly Format. When your course is created, it will have a start date of the first day of the current semester. If this setting is not correct, or you want a different start date, you can change this by clicking on the Edit settings link in the Administration block.



How to Change the Start Date in Weekly Format 


1. Log in to Moodle.

2. Click on the Edit settings link in the Administration block.

Edit Settings option

3. Go to the Course format drop down.

4. Set the format to Weekly Format.

course format drop down and settings

5. Select the proper Number of Weeks in the semester.

6. Select the desired Start Date in General settings: day, month, and year.

General Edit Course Settings

NOTE:  The start date only determines which dates will display on the content areas for each week. It does not affect when your course will be available to students.

7. Click the Save and Display button on the bottom of the page. This should return you to your course, and display it in the correct weekly format.

Save and Display button

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