Goldsmiths has programmes consisting of
modules. However, the Moodle term for an individual area on learn.gold is
'course' - this can't be changed. You'll therefore see course used
in learn.gold's navigation.
A 'course area' normally equates to a single taught module. However,
some course areas may be used for other purposes such as a virtual
A course area is basically a container for
resources and activities. There are usually two or three columns:
A middle panel for the main content which is divided into distinct sections - either by topic or by date (such as one per week)
Blocks on either side.
Near the top is a breadcrumb trail for navigation
At the top of the page are menus for Goldsmiths-specific help, Mahara, Archive of old course areas and access to your profile.