Moodle activity module: Checklist – available for Moodle 2.8

Checklist activity module which is one of the mostly downloaded plugins in the Moodle plugins database is recently upgraded for Moodle 2.8.

Checklist activity allows a teacher to create a checklist / todo list / task list for their students to work through. The teacher can monitor all the students’ progress, as they tick off each of the items in the list.

Checklist Activity Module
Checklist Activity Module

Features include:

  • Choose whether students or teachers can check-off items
  • Students can add their own notes to their checklist
  • Dates can be added to items (and exported to the calendar)
  • Teachers can comment on an individual student’s items
  • Progress is exported to the gradebook
  • Choice of colours for each checklist item
  • Heading items (without checkboxes)
  • (Optional) Import list of current course activities and automatically check-off as activities completed

To watch the short demonstration video of the Moodle checklist activity, do watch this video on youtube. Although the video is quite old now but still it will give you a fair idea about the checklist activity.

To extend the functionality of the checklist plugin, you can also use these two plugins:

  1. Checklist block
  2. Checklist grade export

To download the latest version of the plugin, please check out the link:

For more documentation about the Checklist activity, please check out the link:

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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