Increase student interaction by extending badge plugins #MoodleBadges

December 1st, 2015

Awarding badges in your Moodle course is a great way to increase the student interaction and motivating them. In the last few days 3 plugins related to badges are released in the Moodle plugin directory which allows you in extending the management and reporting of badges. Read More

Moodle Plugins triathlon update – 81 plugins won the Early bird 3.0 plugins award

November 17th, 2015

In a recent update to the Moodle Plugins Triathlon challenge started by David Mudrak, 81 plugins have won the Early Bird 3.0 plugins award.

The Moodle Plugins Triathlon challenges was started by David Mudrak for all the Plugin developers to make their plugins compatible with Moodle 3.0 before it is released (Please see our previous coverage here). Read More

Moodle earns an “Excellent” rating from PCMag, becomes an Editor’s choice

July 3rd, 2015

PCMag has given an excellent rating to our beloved LMS “Moodle” and designated as editor’s choice LMS. The review carried out by William Fenton of PCMag comprises of all the major features of Moodle including Dashboard, Blocks, and Themes, Roles and Groups, Activities, Progress Tracking, Reporting, and Plugins. 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

Hall of fame badges for students – MDL 49210

March 30th, 2015

Recently, one of the Moodler posted a new feature requirement about showing a hall of fame on the frontpage, showing users that have recently achieved a badge which is similar to showing a recently awarded block for badges.

In my opinion it will be a nice feature to have in the Moodle plugins as it will help in motivating students so that they can congratulate each other on their achievements. It could be a great motivational thing to encourage students to work harder than their classmates similar to the quiz results block. Read More