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See what Moodle plugins people use

 
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Hi, all.

An international survey of plugins used in Moodle has now been completed. The survey is part of research to help discover what plugins Moodle users use, in order to focus development efforts and to determine how Moodle is used in different educational sectors.

A report has been created and you can see it at...

http://research.moodle.net/71/1/Plugins%20Usage%20Survey%202015%20Report.pdf

 
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Well done Michael!! cool

This is essential reading.  Will peruse in detail on the bus home tonight.

-Derek

 
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Thanks Michael.

This is indeed interesting. I'm also going to see if I can get actual usage results from our user base to correlate it to these results.

mike

 
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Remote-Learner gave me the okay to post their plugin usage statistics using percentages. I have attached the results here.

The first page (the chart) shows the percentage of sites in the sample using third party (non-core) plugins in each plugin category, as well as the percentage of unique plugins within each category being used. The site percentages are based on polling a sample of Moodle sites - somewhere between 800 and 1000. The percentage of unique plugins in each plugin category is based on the total of all unique plugins in all categories - over 1000.

The remaining pages show the most popular plugins within each category, by percentage of total sites polled. The percentage in use refers to plugins that have been installed on the site, and are actually being used in courses (where this is meaningful), while the percentage enabled refers to plugins that are installed and enabled.

It is interesting to see the similarities in data.

mike

 
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Tim at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
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Thanks for sharing that Mike.

 
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Thanks Michael, good for me as a Moodle admin in the Workplace category to see the differences in the usage of the other sectors

 
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