Fasten your seatbelts – MoodleMoot Australia 2016 is starting tomorrow #MootAU16

September 26th, 2016

MoodleMoot Australia – the Moot in the city of Moodle HQ, is about to arrive tomorrow with Developer Hackfest and Workshops followed by the Keynote and other presentations by global innovation educators. Read More

Event reminders plugin updated for #Moodle 3.0

June 27th, 2016

Event reminders plugin for Moodle has been updated to a new version compatible for Moodle 3.0. Event reminder plugin for Moodle can be used to automatically send the reminders for Moodle calendar events in a timely manner via Moodle message interface. Read More

Checklist module for Moodle, Now updates instantly when activities are completed

September 25th, 2015

Checklist Module for Moodle allows the teacher to create the checklist / todo list / task list for their students to work through and then the students or teachers can check-off each item as they are completed.

Checklist module for Moodle 2.9 has been updated and now it updates the activities instantly when activities are completed instead of waiting for the next cron run. Now, Moodle completion + ‘complete from logs’ both areĀ  handled via events. Read More

New Plugin – Monitor events on your Moodle site using Events Graphic Report plugin

August 10th, 2015

Another new plugin added to the Moodle plugins database is a very nice report tool for all the Moodle Administrators as it adds nice chart reports to monitor events happening on your moodle. It retrieve the log data and generate charts using google charts API. Read More

New Plugin – Emit events from Moodle Logstore as xAPI statements using Logstore xAPI

July 24th, 2015

One of the recently released plugins in the Moodle plugins database is the Logstore xAPI which allows you to emits events from the Moodle Logstore as xAPI statements.

Moodle Logstore is a log of activities in Moodle. When you view a course, complete a quiz, or grade a student a log of that activity is recorded in the Logstore. The plugin uses these logs to produce xAPI statements and then sends (emits) them to an LRS that you can configure. Read More

Participate in the Competency Framework and Learning plans specification survey

July 20th, 2015

Competency Based Education (CBE) is proposed in the future Moodle versions to track the learners progress, knowledge and mastery of skills. There is an interesting forum thread going on at forums here about the features, usability, roles and structure of the CBE framework.

You can participate and submit your feedback in the survey’s:

The survey includes questions on how the system should be designed, which competency based tools you are using now, How useful is the complete system as described in the specification etc.


Current work in progress on Competency Based Education is available in the Moodle developer docs here:

Read our previous coverage on Learning plans here.

Learning plans coming in Moodle 3.0 core!!

May 26th, 2015

Learning plans which allows better tracking of what your students need to know, are coming to be a part of core Moodle from the next Moodle version i.e. Moodle 3.0 based on the design used in Totara for learning plans.

The learning plan enables staff to see at a glance their progress against specific learning events and the whole plan. Read More

MoodleMoot IE UK 2015 #MootIEUK15 registrations closing this Sunday!!

April 18th, 2015

Registrations for MoodleMoot IE UK – 2015, which is going to be held in Dublin City University in conjunction with The National Institute of Digital Learning and Moodle HQ from May11-May14 2015, are closing this Sunday (19 April, 2015). Read More

Call for Presentations for MoodleMoot US 2015 is open

March 23rd, 2015

Share your experience for the MoodleMoot US 2015 which is going to be held on 4-6 August in Minneapolis MN. You can submit your presentations and the theme for MoodleMoot US 2015 is You make Moodle. Read More

Create reminders for calendar events and sends them automatically

March 18th, 2015

Here is a very helpful plugin which came to my notice recently and is being maintained by Isuru Madushanka Weerarathna. Event reminders which enables to automatically sending reminders for all Moodle calendar events.

It uses the Moodle’s messaging center and send the reminders to all relevant users in a timely manner. The basic features of the Event reminders plugin are: Read More