As a 565A course assignment I was given the opportunity to design various aspects of a course using closed access to Moodle hosted by UBC. This obviously limited the amount of control we had over our environment. To extend my learning I decided to create my own self-hosted Moodle install where I could have full super-admin access to config and tinker. My goal (based on a very limited time frame) was to create a very basic and clean custom theme without all of the default clutter and modules, just to see how hard it is to create or customize a theme. I wanted to play with the idea of creating a more modern website style look/feel instead of using its normal ‘endless scroll’ layout. The following is just an initial stab at this that didn’t get very far, but interesting nonetheless.
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