In 3.6, categories were never displayed in the Dashboard.
In 3.7, a new parameter was added to the Course overview block to decide whether to display them or not (
MDL-64855). This parameter only affects the "Course overview".
But then, the behaviour for the Starred and the Recently accessed courses blocks is not the same:
- The Starred block never displays the category name.
- The Recently accessed courses block always displays the category name (it was added in
This information should be reviewed to make it more consistent.