Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Edit the Section (Topic) Name & Summary

The Edit Summary button allows the instructor to update the Section Name (The Title for the Topic or Week) & the Summary for that topic or week.

To Update the Section Name and Summary:

1. Log in to Moodle and select the course.

2. Turn editing on by clicking the Edit button at the top right corner of the page.

Edit button

3. Locate the topic you would like to edit, and then select the Edit Topic Name icon directly to the right of it.

Edit Topic Name icon

4. Enter the new Topic Name and hit Enter to save.

Topic Name text box.

5. You can also edit the section/topic name by clicking the Edit Topic icon is located in the top right corner of the section.  

This will launch a Summary page with a text editor.  

Edit topic option

6. Steps to update the Section Name:   

a. Click the Use default section name check box to UNCHECK the box.  (This will make the Section name text field become editable.)  

b. Click in the Section name text field and type your Section Name

7. Steps to update the Summary(The Summary will be visible to the instructor and any group members that have been granted access to the page.)

a. Click in the Summary text editor box.

b. Type your Summary Information

General settings

8. Click Save changes at the bottom.

Save changes

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