Creating Flashcards in Moodle using Database module – Use this preset #Moodle #MoodleTips

Chris Kenniburg from Dearborn schools has shared a database preset with whole Moodle community which uses JavaScript and CSS to create the flashcards experience for students using the database activity in core Moodle.

The database preset will allows you to add Pictures, videos and text on the front and back of the flashcard. You can also customize the look and feel of the preset through the CSS template of the preset.

Chris has also recorded a demonstration video of the preset which you can watch at this link or embedded below:

You can download the preset from this link and use it any of your Moodle course to create flashcards for your students without any plugin or external service. The preset is released under Creative Commons license and will works on all Moodle versions from 2.2 onwards.

What are the other ways to create flashcards in Moodle course? Do let us know in the comments below.


Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book "How to use Moodle 2.7". In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User's Association Committee member - the first to make it from India.

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