Create demo quiz for practice before real exam using this plugin #MoodlePlugins

June 8th, 2016

Many teachers wants to let the students experience the pattern and interface of quiz before the actual exam. Vadim Dvorovenko came up with a new plugin named “Create Demo Quiz” which allows you, as a teacher, to create a demo version of your real examination quiz so that the students can get some preview with same structure. Read More

Ways of tracking progress in Moodle by Rebecca Barrington #MootIEUK16 @BBarrington

April 7th, 2016

Rebecca Barrington shared her presentation delivered during the MoodleMoot Ireland UK 2016 (#MootIEUK16) on the topic “Ways of tracking progress in Moodle”.

The presentation covers about tracking the progress of students in your Moodle course through core functions and other third party plugins. She also shows how to use the gradebook as a simple progress tracker for units of work or a more detailed tracker for all assessed elements of a course. Read More

Lost Admin rights on your Moodle Site – Assign admin role to other user #MoodleTips

December 22nd, 2015

During the testing or development times there may be chances when you might have accidentally lost access to your admin account and couldn’t reset it without any means like no forget password (which may not be working on localhost).

It may happen while working around with roles where tempering with admin role will result in no admin account for the site like it happened with Pedro Cruz. Read More

Get quick feedback from students on your course using CourseBoard Plugin #MoodlePlugins #Moodle

December 14th, 2015

Courseboard is an activity plugin for Moodle which makes your students capable enough to post quick feedback/response about the course contents on a wall even as an anonymous poster which is visible to all other students and teacher. Read More

Display all your course assignments in a block using Assignments block #MoodlePlugins

December 14th, 2015

If you are a teacher using lot of assignment activities in your Moodle course, then certainly you may be getting issues from your students about the tracking of the assignments.

Here comes a new plugin developed by Philip Raschke titled “Assignments Block” which allows you to display all course assignment in a single block for easy reference and tracking. Read More

Increase student interaction by extending badge plugins #MoodleBadges

December 1st, 2015

Awarding badges in your Moodle course is a great way to increase the student interaction and motivating them. In the last few days 3 plugins related to badges are released in the Moodle plugin directory which allows you in extending the management and reporting of badges. 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

Do you want Progress Bar in Moodle Core?

July 8th, 2015

There is a talk during the MoodleMootAU (#MootAU) to include the best student’s progress tracking block in the Moodle core i.e. Progress Bar in the Moodle core.

If you wish the same then you need to retweet one of the tweets by Martin Dougiamas. Read More

Calculate each students activity in the course relative to other students using Moodle Meter block

July 2nd, 2015

Marty Gilbert one of the moodle community member has posted his development work for community feedback in the Moodle forums. His work the Moodle Meter Block is still under development but capable of displaying student engagement and feedback about their activities in the course. 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