Give freedom to students of creating/selecting their own groups using Group Self Selection plugin #Moodleplugins

September 8th, 2016

Have you ever thought of giving freedom to your students for choosing other students in their group? or Allow them to choose their own preferred groups? Now you can give complete freedom to your learners with all the group selection headaches by using the Group Self-Selection plugin. Read More

Youtube video – Allocating groups to assignments

August 17th, 2015

In some occasions a lecturer may want students to do an assignment in groups. This short screencast by Mark Glynn shows how to allocate student groups to a particular assignment and how this will save you significant time and effort when it comes to correcting the assignments and issuing feedback.

Here is the direct link to the video on youtube and below is the embedded one. Read More

Automatically assigns enrolled users on a course into groups using Auto Group plugin

May 26th, 2015

New plugins for this week includes the Auto Group plugin which automatically assigns enrolled users on a course into groups dependent upon information within their user profile.

This plugin will create, update, and delete groups automatically to match the users on your course. All behaviour is event-driven and so will occur within page loads. The system can also monitor manual group setting changes and moderate them to ensure that groups are kept neat and tidy. Read More

Analytics Graph block updated for Moodle 2.9

May 19th, 2015

Analytics graph block which generates graphs intended to facilitate pedagogical decisions is upgraded to be compatible for Moodle 2.9 along with some fixed bugs and fixes.

The analytics graph block is a development tool for the collection, measurement, analysis and educational data report so that teachers can determine the best teaching strategies for their different students. Read More

PBL tool updated for Moodle 2.9

May 18th, 2015

PBLTool (CLPMTool) is a block which implements a project management tool create to be used with collaborative learning. It is integrated with group forum and chat. The main idea is that students and teacher plan their activities together.

PBL Tool for Moodle 2.8 was having few bugs which are addressed in the latest release for Moodle 2.9. You can use the PBLTool block for your Moodle site from Moodle 2.7 onwards. Read More

Writing collaboratively in Moodle : Tips by Moodlefairy

April 1st, 2015

Mary Cooch (@Moodlefairy) once more posted some more tips about writing collaboratively in Moodle on the Moodle forums. She discussed pro’s and con’s of Wiki, group assignment with online text, linking to an online doc etc.

Few other Moodlers also posted their views about database and glossary activity and their usage in collaborative writing. Read More