Automatically send reminder emails to students to complete course activities using the Reengagement plugin #MoodlePlugins

August 3rd, 2016

Catalyst IT, the Moodle Partner from New Zealand, have shared a very useful and interesting plugin “Reengagement” with Moodle community which allows you to sent email reminders to your students for completing the course activities. Apart from that you can also use it to release the timed content in your course. Read More

Check out this awesome plugin to find broken links in your #Moodle site

July 26th, 2016

Brendan Heywood, Moodle Developer at Catalyst IT, developed an awesome plugin Link crawler robot focused for helping the Moodle site administrators in identifying and fixing the broken links, slow and large links from a student perspective. Read More

Mahara 16.04 is available now for download! #Mahara

May 2nd, 2016

New stable release of Mahara, the most popular open source E-Portfolio, i.e. Mahara 16.04 is available now as announced by Kristina Hoeppner (the maintainer of Mahara project) in a recent forum post in Mahara forums.

Mahara is a full featured web application to build your electronic portfolio as well as it provides you a social networking system which can be easily integrated with e-learning tools like Moodle, Sakai and Blackboard. Read More

New Plugin – Save course backup files on cloud using Course Bank plugin

September 5th, 2015

A new plugin added to the moodle plugins database this week allows you to automatically transfer the course backup files to a safe and reliable cloud-based storage solution, and retrieve these backups on demand.

The Course Bank plugin is a cloud backup service developed and maintained by Moodle partner Catalyst IT. The plugin is an admin tool which integrates with the Coursebank cloud backup service. CourseBank allows adminstrators to push their Moodle Course backups into managed cloud storage and access these backups on demand through the Coursebank interface. Read More