Group self-selection

Activities ::: mod_groupselect
Maintained by Roger Barras
Lets students create and select groups.

Group self-selection 3.13

Moodle 2.9, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Released: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 12:25 AM

Changes for mod_groupselect

Version 3.13 (2017061302)

  • Better error messages for the module administration (via @phish108)
  • Allow to configure participation in multiple groups (fixes issue #8, via @phish108)
  • Allow administrators and teachers to set supervision roles (fixes bug #14, via @phish108)
  • Omit including unnecessary libraries (fixes bug #10, via @lucaboesch)
  • Better conformity with Moodle Coding and Packaging Standards

Older Versions

  • 2017.02.01: Default values for activity settings available
  • 2016.09.07: Export only current grouping if specified
  • 2016.08.26: Enabled show description feature and tableview improvements for longer groupnames
  • 2016.06.11: New option to disable notifications if the open until date is reached
  • 2016.06.06: New option for students to define the group name; New option to avoid that students can define passwords; Fixed validation messages for creating groups, fixed install.xml
  • 2016.06.02: Fixed wrong instance_id in table groupselect_groups_teachers; Backup and restore works now; Added new logging events for adding non-editign teachers and creating a downloadlink; Some small fixes.
  • 2016.05.09: Removed general setting 'requiremodintro', not supported anymore
  • 2015.03.25: Fixed: password was asked when joining group without password (if upgraded from older versions), sql queries should now work with oracle
  • 2014.12.17: Migrated to new logging system
  • 2014.12.15: Small fixes
  • 2014.12.01: Fixed upgrade.php, project renamed as groupselect
  • 2014.11.07: Non-editing teacher assignment, group description editing, improved csv-export, small optional features added
  • 2014.09.11: Fixed mysql insertion related bug, added some notifications and small fixes

Version information

Version build number
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Can be updated from
3.0 beta (20141201) (2014120100), 3.02 beta (20141215) (2014121500), 3.11 (2016090800), 3.12 (2017020300)
Can be updated to
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.9, Moodle 3.0, Moodle 3.1, Moodle 3.2, Moodle 3.3

Version control information

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Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Activities

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "assignment") in the "mod" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation