Create dynamic PDF certificates in Moodle using Custom certificate plugin #MoodlePlugins

April 27th, 2016

Custom certificate plugin is a new plugin released in the Moodle plugins database which allows the dynamic generation of certificates with complete customization via the web browser.

Custom Certificate is an activity plugin developed by Mark Nelson and is available for Moodle 2.9 onwards. The plugin allows you to create a PDF certificate for your course participants within the browser window without any PHP skills. It is different from the certificate module developed by the same author and both plugins can coexist peacefully in the same Moodle server. Read More

Drag and Drop files in Atto using File Drag & Drop plugin #MoodlePlugins #Moodle

January 28th, 2016

Atto text editor has got another new plugin to its feature set with a new plugin File Drag & Drop which allows the drag and drop support for files which aren’t images.

The plugin is also awarded with the Reviewer’s Choice badge which is an award given by the plugins guardians and reviewers for particularly useful, well coded or otherwise interesting plugins. Read More

Moodle 3.0 Countdown begins -10 days to go; RC2 released!! #Moodle3.0

November 6th, 2015

Moodle 3.0 the upcoming version of Moodle will come in next 10 days and today the Release Candidate 2 version is released. Moodle 3.0 is packed with a lot of new features for all users including teachers, administrators and students. Read More

Moodle 3.0 – New features and improvements

October 22nd, 2015

Moodle 3.0 the next stable release of the most popular open source LMS “Moodle” is fully packed with new features and lot of improvements. We looked upon all the issues slated in the Moodle Tracker for Moodle 3.0 and found these new features and improvements will have the biggest impact. Read More

Moodle Tracker Issue – Add the OU drag-and-drop questions to Moodle core : MDL-47494

September 18th, 2015

Drag and Drop questions developed by Open University are very popular question types among the Moodle plugins database in the question type category. There is a Moodle Tracker issue opened last year to put all Drag and Drop question plugins into Moodle Core i.e. MDL-47494. Read More

Presentation – Extending Moodle’ question type abilities

July 10th, 2015

Here is a very nice presentation and the webinar video shared by Andy Mann which shows the question type abilities of Moodle and how to use the Drag and Drop Markers, Drag and Drop into Image, Drag and Drop into Text, Pattern Match, Gapfill & OU Multiple Response types of questions.

Here is the embedded presentation and this one is the direct link to the presentation. Read More

Video: Learn how to drag and drop file into a Moodle course page

June 27th, 2015

Here is a quick and short video by Synergy Learning showing the simplest way to add a file to your Moodle course page by drag and drop the file onto the course page. Read More

Gapfill Question module updated for Moodle 2.7 & 2.8

March 12th, 2015

The popular question type plugin – Gapfill Question maintained by Marcus Green, which enables you to create Dropdown, Dragdrop and gapfill type questions in  your Moodle question bank simply by “Putting square braces around the missing words” , has been updated recently for Moodle 2.7 & 2.8 versions. Read More