This is an activity module, which integrates etherpad(-lite) http://etherpad.org/ into Moodle.
This plugin allows you to write collaborative in real-time.
To use this plugin, you need to have an etherpad-lite installation.
More info can be found on the github pages from this plugin
and from etherpad-lite
Upgrade 3.5 / 3.6: cooperation partners
The upgrade of the plugin "mod_etherpadlite" for Moodle 3.5 and 3.6 as well as the implementation of a fullscreen mode was realized in cooperation with GrabsEDV (Development and Testing), the Humboldt University Berlin (Code Review) and the SVG Academy GmbH (Testing). The developments were financed by the SVG Academy GmbH.
If you are updating your Etherpad Lite installation via git, please use the appropriate branch for your Moodle version!