Wants to teach programming with Moodle – Check out this book #MoodleBooks

May 10th, 2016

Moodle being an online learning platform can be used for teaching different streams and subjects. However, teaching the computer programming will remain an important aspect of online learning.

If you have ever thought of teaching programming in Moodle, then you might have heard about VPL activity plugin which stands for Virtual Programming Lab whose salient features are: Read More

Moodle 3.1 QA testing will start by this weekend #Moodle3.1

April 26th, 2016

Moodle 3.1, the next LTS version and much awaited release of Moodle LMS is under continuous integration period and the QA testing for the same will commence by this weekend.

UPDATE – Just now, Helen Foster has announced the commencement of QA testing from today onwards for a three week period as Moodle 3.1 is due for release in four weeks from now.

In a recent update, Eloy Lafuente posted about the updates on Moodle 3.1 features integration. The most important topics which I would like to highlight here are: Read More

Display all your course assignments in a block using Assignments block #MoodlePlugins

December 14th, 2015

If you are a teacher using lot of assignment activities in your Moodle course, then certainly you may be getting issues from your students about the tracking of the assignments.

Here comes a new plugin developed by Philip Raschke titled “Assignments Block” which allows you to display all course assignment in a single block for easy reference and tracking. Read More

New Plugin – Checkmark and Checkmark report

September 8th, 2015

New additions to the Moodle plugins database this week are Checkmark activity module and Checkmark report plugin.

The Checkmark activity module allows teachers to obtain information about the assignments completed by the students prior to a lesson whereas the Checkmark report (local/checkmarkreport) is an extension to the module checkmark and shows the marks and grades for one or more checkmarks in a tabular form. Read More

Grade Me Block upgraded with fixed bugs

April 14th, 2015

Grade Me block which shows a teacher all of the assignments and manual quiz questions (essays and file responses) that have been submitted, but not graded, is updated to a newer version with fixed bugs for quiz questions not showing as needing marking. Read More