Block concurrent connections to quiz using this plugin #MoodlePlugins

May 3rd, 2016

What you will do in case someone helps student to solve quiz by accessing quiz with students username/password from other computer?

Vadim Dvorovenko has come up with a new plugin to prevent concurrent sessions to quiz using the onesession quiz access plugin which blocks any attempts to open same quiz attempt using another computer, device or browser. This may be useful to make sure that no one helps student by opening same quiz attempt on other computer. Read More

Restrict access to course activities by password using “Restriction By Password” plugin #MoodlePlugins

February 16th, 2016

Now you can restrict access to all the course activities until a specific password is entered by the student by using the “Restriction by Password” plugin.

Restriction by Password plugin allows youactivities, to setup password access on all resources and activities in your Moodle course which will be requested from students before they can access the activity / resource for the first time. For subsequent access, the availability plugin remembers that the student has already given the correct password once . Read More

Login Message upgraded for Moodle 2.8

May 25th, 2015

Login message, the block plugin which displays a simple message to users who have visited earlier, is upgraded for Moodle 2.8

The message changes depending on the time from the last login. You can change the message in the language packs. Read More

Add personalized access to course activities/resources using dataform Availability dataformcontent plugin

April 6th, 2015

Itamar Tzadok, the maintainer of the Dataform module set has released a new plugin named Restriction by dataform content which is basically an availability plugin and can be used to restrict user access to an activity or section based on content of a designated Dataform instance in the course. The plugin requires the Dataform module plugin and is currently supported for Moodle 2.8. Read More

Prevent students from reattempting a quiz after achieving minimum grade

March 31st, 2015

In the past week, one more nice plugin is submitted in the Moodle plugins database. This plugin named as “Pass grade quiz access rule” is basically a restriction plugins for the quiz module to prevent students from reattempting the quiz once they achieved the required minimum passing grade set by the teacher.

During the initial settings of the quiz, the teacher can enter a required grade which once achieved will result in no more further attempts i.e. it will restrict the quiz after achieving the minimum specified grade. Read More

Restrict module and section access based on user language

March 22nd, 2015

If you are teaching your course in multiple languages then you have to use the language filters to display your content according to the default language set by the students and also it is little a bit difficult to set the language filters.

Thanks to Renaat Debleu for submitting Restriction by language which is an availability condition plugin. It provides a nice looking restriction condition within the resource/activity settings to restrict the activity depending upon the language. Read More