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

Free Moodle Podcast for November 2015 – All about SCORM in Moodle

November 2nd, 2015

The project by HRDNZ Moodle Partner from New Zealand is a community project which provides Moodle hosting for completely free Moodle courses. The project is also having a monthly podcast about Moodle available on soundcloud and iTunes store. Read More

Moodle Google Summer of Code – GSoC 2015 students completed projects

September 8th, 2015

Moodle Google Summer of Code 2015 (#GSoC15) projects for the year 2015 are completed and submitted to the Moodle community by students Mihir Thakkar and Ramindu Deshapriya

Mihir implemented a new enrolment plugin Bulk meta course link that extends the features provided by the standard Course meta link plugin and allows the teacher to to link multiple courses in a single enrol instance. (See our previous coverage here.) Read More

GSOC 2015 update – Moorsp Plagiarism Plugin for Moodle by Dan Marsden and Ramindu Deshpriya

August 18th, 2015

In a recent update on the GSOC-2015 projects for Moodle, Ramindu Deshapriya has submitted his work to the Project mentor Dan Marsden on Moorsp Plagiarism plugin.

The Moorsp plugin provides automated Behat and Unit tests for the core Moodle [Plagiarism_API]. Ramindu completed functions to leverage the plagiarism API and implemented behat and unit tests to cover these functions. The plugin uses the new [Event_2 Events API] instead of the older legacy log like the existing plagiarism plugins currently provide. Read More

New Plugin – Random question summary

August 9th, 2015

A lot of new plugins are added to the Moodle plugins database in this week out of which the first one is the question report plugin “Random Question Summary” which allows for the analysis of random questions within a Quiz. Read More

3 students selected for GSOC-2015 by Moodlers

April 30th, 2015

Moodle has selected three students during the Google Summer of Code 2015 for mentorship who will be working on Moodle projects over the next 3-4 months.

Congrats to Harindu Korala, Ramindu Deshapriya and Mihir Thakkar, who will be working on the projects in order to advance the most popular LMS. Read More