Let students enroll in your #Moodle course easily using Enrolment key based self-registration plugin #MoodlePlugins

April 27th, 2016

Another new plugin released this week in Moodle plugins database is – “Enrolment key based self-registration” which effectively combines the email based self registration and then using the enrollment keys to enroll in a course into a single step.

As of now with the existing setup a student has to first fill out the registration page and then confirm the email through his email client. After confirmation, he has to navigate to the specific course and then enter the enrollment key to enroll himself in the course. Read More

Synchronize student groups within courses using the Synchronize groups plugin #MoodlePlugins

April 11th, 2016

Synchronize groups plugin allows you to synchronize the students groups and group members within groups courses with just a single click.

Synchronizing users among multiple courses can be handy if you setup some groups in one of your course and needs to implement the same groups in other courses also. Read More

Enrol users in a course after earning a badge using Badge enrolment plugin #MoodlePlugins #Moodle

December 14th, 2015

There may be situations when you want your students to enrol in a course only after passing the introductory course and earning a badge there.

Badge Enrolment plugin is another new plugin in the Moodle Plugins database extending the badge plugins set; which allows you to setup the enrollment criteria for your Moodle course such that the users can only enrol into a course when they have one or more required site badges. Read More

Enrol users in your Moodle courses based on the user profile fields

October 15th, 2015

Yesterday we have reviewed the Autoenrol parents plugin through which you can assign roles to users based on the value in the custom profile fields and here is similar plugin updated for Moodle 2.9 named “Enrol by user profile fields” which allows you to enroll users based on the user profile fields. Read More

YouTube Video – Meta Course use in Moodle #mootus15

September 15th, 2015

If you are also looking for the usage of Meta course in Moodle, then here is a very nice video by Inda Johnson, Medical University of South Carolina, College of Medicine delivered during the MoodleMoot US 15 (#mootus15).

The Course meta link plugin makes it possible for one course, called a metacourse, to bring in enrolments from other courses. The Course meta link plugin needs to be enabled both on the site level by the site admin and has to be enabled within the course. You can access related instructions about the Course Meta link in the Moodle docs here. Read More

New Plugin – Enroll students in your course using Bitcoin payment gateway

August 12th, 2015

Bitcoin is a new enrollment plugin added to the Moodle plugins database which helps admins and webmasters use Bitcoin as the payment gateway.

Bitcoin is one of the popular payment gateways and offers considerable number of features unsupported by other payment gateways like Paypal. The installation and usage instructions are mentioned on the plugin description page. Read More

Free Moodle course – Start your own business

August 4th, 2015

Moodle.net is a very good platform to share the Open Educational Resources (OER). There are lot of courses and other Moodle related content which can be used inside the course and saves you a lot of time. Read More

Youtube Video – Using Moodle for our Future Builders by Brett McCroary

July 23rd, 2015

Here is very useful video from MoodleMoot Australia presented by Brett McCroary from TAFE Illawarra, on the use of Moodle for future builders.

The video explains about the usage of blended learning method instead of the traditional hands on training model to increase student numbers, allow greater flexibility and to improve completion rates. Read More

New plugin – One tool for all CSV based approaches – Global CSV feeding for Moodle

July 19th, 2015

Another plugin updated recently on the Moodle plugins database is the Global CSV feeding for Moodle which concentrates on all CSV based approaches for feeding massively Moodle with initializations as courses, users, and enrollments, completing all existing mechanisms with missing parts (cron automation, failure reports, tryback files, archiving, CSV files repository and selection, instant upload and run). Read More

Setup paid courses using Sebsoft’s ClassicPay plugin

June 30th, 2015

One more addition to the new plugins this week is the ClassicPay by Sebsoft Plugins & Rogier van Dongen which offers you the possibility to set up paid courses. It uses the PayNL payment gateway to provide payments supporting a wide variety of payment methods. Read More