Creating crossword activity using dataform module

July 29th, 2015

Creating a crossword activity in your Moodle course for practicing concepts, can be achieved from various ways like through the Game activity module. But the problem is that all of them came up with a lot of other code which can’t be removed while keeping only crossword activity. Read More

Add personalized access to course activities/resources using dataform Availability dataformcontent plugin

April 6th, 2015

Itamar Tzadok, the maintainer of the Dataform module set has released a new plugin named Restriction by dataform content which is basically an availability plugin and can be used to restrict user access to an activity or section based on content of a designated Dataform instance in the course. The plugin requires the Dataform module plugin and is currently supported for Moodle 2.8. Read More

Let student’s choose booking session, assignment topic using Entry Choice feature of dataform module

April 5th, 2015

Dataform module which is a major enhancement of the standard Database activity module and is meant to offer all the functionality offered by the Database module and much more in a more flexible way.

In a recent post on Moodle forums, the module maintainer Itamar Tzadok posted one great feature “Entry Choice” of the dataform module, i.e. let the students choose any of the preferred assignment from a given set or register a session for an event etc..     With the entry choice feature the teacher can allow students to choose and take ownership on predefined entries. Read More