Blocks provide information and useful tools. They usually appear around the edges of the page, or tucked away in Moodle's popup dock.
Join the discussions about blocks in the Blocks forum.
Meet the Students is a block that displays profile pictures of students enrolled in a course so that students can easily see who they are studying with. Profiles are displayed in order of last activity.
Latest release: Thursday, 3 December 2015, 2:54 PM
moodletxt is a block that allows teachers and administrators to send SMS/text messages to their students directly from the Moodle system. The module supports both inbound and outbound messaging, text message status updates, user-personalised messages, message templates and signatures, personal addressbooks, and has full compatibility with user timezones. As of version 3, it also supports event-based messaging via the moodletxt+ message processor.
Latest release: Friday, 7 August 2015, 12:38 AM
Just enter the first letter of the course you want to search and the auto complete box gives you a list of matching courses with the current word highlighted. The block also has a 'My Courses' feature, when enabled, lets you search only the courses the current user is registered on . This block is best used on the 'My Home' page which allows centre positioning of blocks thereby giving you a wider space to see the autocomplete results. Copyright : University of Bath
Latest release: Friday, 26 December 2014, 11:49 PM
This block implements a project management tool create to be used with collaborative learning. It is integrated with group forum and chat. The main ideia is that students and teacher plan ther activities together.
Latest release: Thursday, 3 December 2015, 12:27 AM
This plugin displays a simple message to users who have visited. Users can log in, the message changes depending on the time from the last login. You can change the message language packs. Improvement plan accepted at any time.
Latest release: Monday, 25 May 2015, 9:13 AM
The uicustomcss module is designed to allow instructors of a course to create custom css that will only be applied to their course and, if they choose, other pages inside their course.
Latest release: Thursday, 18 December 2014, 6:14 AM
OOHOO Course Search does a complete search of all content in a course including: - Section Name and description - All activities (including all new plugins that you setup in the future) based on the "name", "intro" and "content" fields The result appears as a list of links.
Latest release: Thursday, 3 April 2014, 5:43 AM
Moodlerooms is proud to release the Flexpage Activity block, which allows the Flexpage course format to embed activities into different regions of the page.
Latest release: Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 2:59 AM
This is a simple block with no configuration. Simply add it to a Topics or Weeks course set to show all sections on the same page, and it will add a tabbed navigation at the top of the course. This only works on Bootstrap themes.
Latest release: Friday, 27 March 2015, 10:24 AM
My LiveChat plugin for Moodle provides an easy way to integrate your Moodle-powered website with the LiveChat solution. My LiveChat is a fast, high performance and most user-friendly live chat solution. It allows you to live chat with website visitors, monitor site traffic, and analyze visitors' web activities, including their search engine and keyword usage.
Latest release: Friday, 2 August 2013, 11:51 PM
This block provides a form for teachers to book 1 to 1 appointments with Students on a class. The student can be notified of the appointment, and it will be added to both users' calendars.
Latest release: Sunday, 31 March 2013, 9:33 PM
This block displays the courses enrolled by the users with the enrolled date. This block also displays the course transcripts once the user completes the course with any of the course completion criteria. Note: This block need the "certificate" module to be installed to get the transcripts.
Latest release: Thursday, 21 March 2013, 12:30 AM
An updated version of Gennaro Varriale's Google Adsense block to work with Moodle 2.x. It allows the easy creation and display of Google Adsense blocks within Moodle.
Latest release: Monday, 25 February 2013, 3:20 AM
Easily curate, control and display relevant external content on any topic, right alongside your programmes and courses. Content can be updated automatically every few hours, or you can manually curate and decide which articles to display. You choose the keywords, sites and sources for any topic. We’ll return the latest and most relevant content to support learners and help them stay smart. Free version available. Full customisation requires purchase of API key. For more information see: https://anderspink.com/moodle-plugin
Latest release: Friday, 28 October 2016, 7:00 AM
This moodle block creates a chat interface for students and teachers to connect. It also provides a help desk chat interface for students to ask questions of the teachers/admins who are assigned as helpers and currently logged in. It also has plugins for multiple sharing tools that can be enabled.
Latest release: Monday, 2 June 2014, 5:00 PM
This block offers three different recommendation services: popular activities on this course; popular courses on this site; and shared bookmarks. Each can be enabled and configured separately.
Latest release: Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 10:19 PM
Similar to the online users block, but this block uses the geographical information from users profiles to display the locations of online users on an OpenStreetMap or Google map. The geocoding of locations are cached in the Moodle database and updated when cron runs.
Latest release: Saturday, 20 April 2013, 10:02 PM
Drag and drop one or more files directly from your desktop into a Moodle course - if you have Moodle 2.3 or above, this functionality is already present
Latest release: Saturday, 15 September 2012, 2:01 AM
This plugin automatically awards pedagogic achievements to each user as they reach milestones along their way. Example : "10th login" medal. This plugin was developed by Andil as a part of their e-learning R&D program.
Latest release: Thursday, 6 September 2012, 11:06 PM
The Analytics and Recommendations block is a tool for students and teachers. It visually shows the student participation in each course activity and it shows recommendations for students about what activities they should work to improve their final grade.
Latest release: Monday, 9 April 2012, 1:46 AM
The main focus of this block is a verbose periodical review of students by a teacher-team. The basic idea of this module is that trainers can team-assess students - the assessment can be done on different scales that can be defined.
Latest release: Monday, 24 April 2017, 11:06 PM
This block provides a Google map search for places you uploaded via a csv file. For example you can upload a list of libraries of your country and then, the user can find the closest library for the given address of the user.
Latest release: Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 3:30 AM
This block lets creating sessions for collaborative working with Java applets developed with Easy Java Simulations (EJS) and added to your Moodle course by means of the ejsapp module.
Latest release: Monday, 22 August 2016, 5:20 PM
my_external_privatesfiles is a Moodle block that enable a user to retirieve a zip of his private files from one or more external moodles
Latest release: Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 6:31 PM
OOHOO Pop-up Dictionary is a Moodle package that gives the students the possibility to double click on any word within a Moodle HTML resource and retrieve its definition from an online dictionary chosen by the teacher. Note that the plugin is separated into two downloads: filter and block.
Latest release: Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 11:11 PM
The DemoStudent block gives instructors a way to enroll a "demostudent" in their course, then switch back and forth between their instructor view and the student view.
Latest release: Thursday, 4 September 2014, 3:02 AM
Shows a teacher all of the unmarked work which has been submitted by their students across all of the courses they teach in. It's most useful when placed on the front page, and it allows the work to be viewed and graded through a pop-up interface, which then updates the block once the work is marked.
Latest release: Monday, 11 February 2013, 2:08 AM
This free block allows students to search for, view, and apply to thousands of internships, part-time jobs, and entry-level positions, and also provides expanded and diversified on-campus job search and career development options.
Released: Friday, 25 January 2013, 5:35 AM
A block to aid theme designers in customising the current theme by providing an in page CSS editor GUI. Using this block the user can select to add a rule, click on the part of the page they want to style and then use the friendly GUI to add styles to the item that was clicked on.
Latest release: Tuesday, 22 May 2012, 11:42 AM
This block displays guides for external teachers/graders. These guides are created by teachers and are based on templates created by administrators. The template creation system allows the generation of Moodle forms containing textarea, file uploader and links.
Latest release: Sunday, 18 June 2017, 2:30 PM
Adaptation of the standard Moodle block "My Private Files" to support the loading of state files generated by EJS simulations from their corresponding EJSApp activity.
Latest release: Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 12:44 AM
This block allows students to reset their module and completion status of a course by themselves, in case they want to be recertified after a certain period of time after initial completion, or they want to retake the course from scratch.
Latest release: Friday, 11 November 2016, 4:32 AM
block my_external_backup_courses : Restore courses from remote moodle platforms my_external_backup_restore_courses is a Moodle block that enable a user to restore courses from external moodles this block must be installed in each moodle course clients and course servers involved
Supports Moodle 3.0
Latest release: Thursday, 10 November 2016, 10:58 PM
Allows staff and students to see enrolments they have in external systems (or other Moodle's). This was predominately created to allow links between archived and separated instances of Moodle, but keep the separation hidden to the users. Handy if you also have single-sign on between the systems, as it allows them to jump to external courses without having to login again.
Latest release: Friday, 18 March 2016, 1:24 PM
This is the Moodle i>clicker integrate plugin which integrates Moodle with iClicker (http://www.iclicker.com/dnn/) The plugin allows students to register their clickers with the Moodle installation.
Latest release: Monday, 6 July 2015, 12:00 AM
This block integrates the cloud version of the GroupDocs HTML5 document viewer into your Moodle project. It allows you to display PDF and Office documents on any page within your Moodle websites.
Latest release: Thursday, 26 March 2015, 7:09 PM
This block lets you easily design and embed online forms into your Moodle website and then automatically incorporate data entered by users through the online forms into contracts, invoices, sales quotes, applications and any other documents, either in Word or PDF format.
Latest release: Monday, 16 June 2014, 3:35 PM
The Engagement Analytics block provides information about student progress against a range of indicators. As the name suggests the block provides feedback on the level of "engagement" of a student, in this plugin "engagement" refers to activities which have been identified by current research to have an impact on student success in an online course.
Latest release: Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 2:03 PM
A simple navigation block for use as an alternative to default navigation block. After install, don't forget to hide the default Navigation block from students (but not teachers/course admins)
Latest release: Thursday, 3 October 2013, 11:32 AM
This block intends to give the user a few shortcuts in order to navigate quickly through every Moodle site. Besides it advices the user about unread messages and information about the last access to the LMS. It's already translated into spanish, english, portuguese and chinese.
Latest release: Thursday, 22 August 2013, 2:37 PM
This block is a combined variant of the profilespecifichtml block and the editablecontenthtml block. It provides way to distribute specific content to several classes of users splitted by matching rules upon one or two profile fields (standard or customized).
Released: Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 10:07 PM
ConTag allows a teacher to easily tag Moodle items with concepts, that the student can then use to browse the items. A student can use this to focus on concepts that they are interested in. Developed by the Intelligent Computer Tutoring Group (http://www.ictg.canterbury.ac.nz/)
Latest release: Tuesday, 4 June 2013, 6:36 AM