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Job offered: Develop plugin for accessible import and display of IMS content

Type: Contract
Location: United States (grant-funding requires it)

Request for Quote

Project: Moodle plugin for accessible import and display of IMS content packages
Description of work: Develop a plugin for the open source php-based Moodle Learning Management System that displays IMS content packages in an accessible, usable manner.

(A prototype of import page and content display will be provided.)
  • Assumes IMS packages to be imported meet IMS Global Learning Consortium Content Packaging Specification
  • Plugin will be developed to be contributed code to the Moodle project and will follow coding guidelines available at: and the contributed code guidelines:
  • Plugin does not use frames or iFrames for content display
  • Content appears with main Moodle header visible
  • IMS table of contents index displays as left navigation using divs (no table layout or frames)
  • Navigation display options should include: sub-menu pages, buttons: next, previous, & up
  • Javascript will not be required for any functionality in the display of the navigation or content
  • Content packages can be shared between courses
  • Activity can be tracked in Moodle for each user view of IMS contents (specifically the pages listed in the manifest)
  • Content prints making use of full printed page, without Moodle header and left navigation
  • Plugin code will be thoroughly documented (moodle documentation page, plus description of functions, variables, general methods, ‘help’ for each item in admin page)
  • CSS and HTML must pass automated validation using W3C validators
  • Accessibility: Shell of IMS content display must meet WCAG 2.0 specifications
  • Development may occur on Landmark’s development moodle instance or elsewhere
Meetings: There will be bi-weekly 30-minute phone check-ins, including description of progress and problems identified. All meetings will be conducted via phone or Adobe Connect sessions.

Timeline, Deliverables & Benchmarks:
  • March 1: Begin work
  • March 16: Programming approach and unanswered questions identified and documented
  • March 30: Description of progress and problems, timeline for sharing plugin in contributed code space
  • April 13: Plugin running on Landmark’s development Moodle instance, ready for testing. Documentation draft shared (including code and comments).
  • April 30: Plugin running on Landmark’s production Moodle instance. Plugin shared on
  • April 30 – December 31: Warrantee period. Any defects will be fixed by contractor at no additional charge
Please provide a price quote for the work, as well as links to three examples of work and contact information for two references to:

Julie Strothman
Project Manager, User Researcher
Landmark College Institute for Research and Training

Entry added by Julie Strothman - Friday, January 30, 2009, 2:12 AM
Last updated - Friday, January 30, 2009, 2:13 AM