For Moodle 3.0 HQ is testing a new Topic Menu option which they hope will declutter the course page when editing is turned on. You can try it out at the Prototype site setup for features like this. Dan Poltawski posted a request for feedback here: https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=320445#p1285629
Check out our GIF below to get a sense of what the change entails.
What do you think? Does removing a few options outweigh the extra click that’s added? Leave us your thoughts in the comments.
Check it out for yourself at http://prototype.moodle.net/sectionmenu/