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Adding or deleting sections/topics

For: StaffApplication: Design and Build , QMplus

The content in an area in QMplus is organised into areas called sections or topics. The most common way of organising these in a standard module is by week. If you have teacher or course administrator access to your QMplus area, you have complete control over how many of these content areas you have and what they are called.

This guide covers how to create more topic areas and how to get rid of the ones you don’t want.

Adding new sections or topics

  1. Turn editing on via the slider (top right of your screen)
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the course page
  3. Click Add Sections, Add Topics or Add Weeks (popup box will open)
  4. Enter the number of sections you would like to create and click Save. (Note: We recommend that users should not add more than 5 sections at once.)

Add Sections Button

Adding Sections Snapshot

Deleting unwanted sections

Note: Users can only delete one section / topic at a time. When you delete a section / topic, all the activities it contains will be deleted too.

  1. Turn editing on via the slider (top right of your screen)
  2. Click the Edit drop down menu to the right of the section / topic you would like to delete
  3. Click Delete section

delete section snapshot

Deleting empty sections in bulk

Course Administrators can delete empty sections in bulk using a feature in the Settings block which is only visible when editing mode is turned on.

  1. Having turned editing on, click Delete empty sections
  2. Click Save Changes to confirm

delete sections in bulk snapshot

Did this answer your query? If not, you can raise a ticket on the online Helpdesk or email: its-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk . Alternatively you can also request a particular guide or highlight an error in this guide using our guides request tracker.

Produced by the the E-Learning Unit at Queen Mary University of London.
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