Activities: Congrea

Maintained by Picture of Pinky SharmaPinky Sharma, Picture of Jai GuptaJai Gupta, Picture of suman bogatisuman bogati
Congrea lets you collaborate in real time during online delivery of classes and training sessions. It lets you share your Screen, Audio, Webcam, whiteboard, documents, media with students.
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It is a tool to facilitate real time Interaction between users. Build of Education, it is designed primerly for teachers to Interact with Students. Teacher would be able to share her Audio, Whiteboard and Screen with all students. Everyone would be able to see each other.


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  • Picture of Pinky Sharma
    Thu, Feb 18, 2016, 5:17 PM
    Sorry, No documentation is available for local server configuration.
    You need to install node server and then choose local option to serve congrea file in plugin config.
    In auth file at line 62, change if condition to false for local server deployment.
    That's all, no need to do any further configuration or changes. That will work for you.
  • Picture of Haytham Abdulla
    Thu, Feb 18, 2016, 6:29 PM
    ok, thanks again...
    I will try to install it and if I succeeded i will do the documentation for it and publish it here...

    I tried to run the nodejs file but i think there are some problems that I need to check because the message shown is always "upgrade needed".

    also I noticed that voice and camera are not working in local server... is it because of the node server not installed or the need for ssl?
  • Picture of Pinky Sharma
    Fri, Feb 19, 2016, 1:36 PM
    Yeah, SSL is required to work some features like ScreenSharing. For voice and camera you need to allow it while joining virtual class room.
  • Picture of moodle learner
    Tue, Mar 8, 2016, 2:15 PM
    I have used your plugin congrea . It is really good. is it a trial version ? Should i get support life long.?
    What do you mean by trial version ? What are its limitation.
  • Picture of Diego Ortiz
    Tue, Mar 8, 2016, 11:56 PM
    Hi how many simultaneous students support congrea thanks
  • Picture of Jai Gupta
    Thu, Mar 10, 2016, 12:07 AM
    @moodle learner At present Congrea is in Beta. It is an open source software so you can use it for life long and hopefully there will always be people who will provide support. By trial, we mean it is trial on our Cloud infrastructure. Once Congrea becomes stable, we will launch commercial plans, you may continue to use open source version on your own or our cloud plans.
  • Picture of Jai Gupta
    Thu, Mar 10, 2016, 12:09 AM
    @Diego Ortiz at present there is a limit of 100 simultaneous users. If you need more, please contact us and we will be able to upgrade your account (we will expect your detailed feedback so that we could improve Congrea)
  • Picture of Per Oskar Westin
    Thu, May 26, 2016, 10:26 PM
    Hi! I think congrea seems to be a great tool in principal. But the sound quality I get is TERRIBLE... Any tips on how to improve this?
  • Picture of Jai Gupta
    Fri, May 27, 2016, 12:24 PM
    Dear Per,

    I hope all your students are using headphones as sound coming out from speakers could creates a positive feedback look with microphone.

    Could you please describe, what is bad in sound? I mean, do you get echo, noise, breaks in sound, low volume?
  • Picture of Donald Lader
    Fri, Jun 10, 2016, 8:30 PM
    Hello all. I just installed per the instructions. I was able to enter once as an instructor. Now on a different test, I only get "Read Only" access. On setting up a course link, I am not able to see a list of instructors. When I select the "Desktop Share" button (I think that was the label), nothing happens. I have downloaded and installed the screenshare addins. Is there something I am missing to get this work?
  • Picture of suman bogati
    Sat, Jun 11, 2016, 7:22 PM
    Hi Donald,

    Only selected teacher has privilege of instructor. The teacher list you can get on Congrea setting page only after enrolled some users as teachers on course where Congrea activity is existing.

    'Desktop Share' button is only for install our Add-ons that lets you share the screen with other participates.

    Still if you face any problem please share this with us.

    Thank you.
  • c'est moi
    Sat, Sep 30, 2017, 12:04 AM
    I installed successfully the congrea module with moodle 2.8 I had your KEY API on my part but using this module and when adding a new session (a new activity) I get a blank page.
    how to solve this problem knowing that I use a UBUNTU 14.02 server and that I use php 5.
    NB: I installed the same module under my platform moodle 2.8 locally with windows server and it works properly and wonderfully.
    I thank you for helping me to solve this problem that lasts for 1 month.
  • Picture of InsightKorea JobS
    Sat, Jul 7, 2018, 2:30 PM
    I used 'get key' but it is not available.
    Do I have to purchase a paid key?
  • Picture of Pinky Sharma
    Mon, Jul 23, 2018, 6:22 PM
    Hello Polaris,

    Getkey is no more supported with congrea. You may take free trial on for key.
  • Picture of Benedict Aquino
    Tue, Aug 28, 2018, 3:11 PM
    @Pinky Sharma This is awesome software! Do you have documentations on how to install this on local machine and run the server on node.js? Thank you so very much!!
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