Plugins created and maintained by the Open University.
Quiz access rules: Acknowledge plagiarism statement access rule
This Quiz access rule plugin lets you require students to agree to a statement about not plagiarising before starting a quiz.
Question types: Combined
A Moodle question type which allows questions to be built up from parts that are other simpler question types (requires you to have these question types installed)
DataPlus is a Moodle module that enables the production of customisable, portable, standalone SQLite3 databases for teaching and learning. It's features are similar to the Data module, but it allows easier export and search as well as improved performance for larger databases.
Question types: Drag and drop into text
A drag and drop question type where missing words have to be dragged into gaps in a paragraph of text.
Question types: Drag and drop onto image
You can use text and / or images as drag items onto defined drop zones on a background image.
Question types: Opaque
This question type uses web services to connect to other question engines like OpenMark or ounit, so that their questions can be used in a Moodle quiz.
Question types: OU multiple response
The main difference from the standard Moodle multiple choice question type is in the way that grading works. When creating the question, the teacher just indicates which choices are correct. If there are n correct choices, then the student scores 1/n for each correct choice, and loses 1/n for each incorrect choice.
Question types: Pattern match
Allows a short response of one or a few sentences that is graded by comparing against various model answers, which are described using the OU's pattern match syntax.
Question types: Pattern match with JME editor
A question type where the user enters their response using the Java Molecular Editor, and the response is then graded using the OU's pattern-match algorithm.
Question behaviour: Question managed by a remote engine
This question behaviour uses web services to connect to other question engines like OpenMark or ounit, so that their questions can be used in a Moodle quiz.
Blocks: Rate a course
This block provides an Amazon-style 5 star rating system for courses. Users each give a rating and the total is displayed in the block.
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.
Question types: Select missing words
This question type allows students to complete a paragraph of text by selecting the missing words using drop-down menus.
Editors: Superscript/subscript editor
A very cut-down version of TinyMCE that just allows and tags. Used in some OU question types.
Question types: Variable numeric
A calculated numeric question type with variable and expression evaluation. Random values are generated for each student attempting the quiz.
Question types: Variable numeric set
A calculated numeric question type with variable and expression evaluation. All values are precalculated although a question can have several variants with different variable values for each variant.
Question types: Variable numeric set with units
This question type can have randomly selected numbers, and the student's answer must include the correct unit. Unit grading is done using the pmatch algorithm.