Check out this Stealth activities demo – Coming soon in Moodle #Moodledev

March 25th, 2016

Stealth activities which were requested in Moodle tracker a long time back since 2006 are coming soon in Moodle and currently under peer review process. A prototype to test out the functionality of stealth activities is setup at Moodle Prototype site here.

Stealth activities are those activities which are accessible to students, but not listed on the course front page. The course creator will manually put a link to the activity somewhere else in the course and the activities would be available by following URL but hidden from the course page. Read More

New plugin – Show specific courses with course summary on front page with Featured courses block

June 7th, 2015

Recently Featured courses block was released in the Moodle plugins directory which enables you to select some courses to be displayed on front page.

For each course, the block will show it’s name with a link to course page, it’s summary and summary files. It is also possible to set sort order. Read More

Hall of fame badges for students – MDL 49210

March 30th, 2015

Recently, one of the Moodler posted a new feature requirement about showing a hall of fame on the frontpage, showing users that have recently achieved a badge which is similar to showing a recently awarded block for badges.

In my opinion it will be a nice feature to have in the Moodle plugins as it will help in motivating students so that they can congratulate each other on their achievements. It could be a great motivational thing to encourage students to work harder than their classmates similar to the quiz results block. Read More