Reader

Activities ::: mod_reader
Maintained by Gordon Bateson
The Reader module for Moodle 2.x tracks the students' reading achievements.
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Overview
The Reader module for Moodle 2.x, 3.x an 4.x tracks the students' reading achievements by maintaining a total of the number words each student reads. After reading one of the books at an appropriate reading level, a student takes quiz to demonstrate a reasonable understanding of the content of the book. If they pass the quiz, the number of words in the book is added to the total number of words they have read. Students are encouraged to work toward the reading goal, which is the number of words the teacher expects them to read in a term. Various reports are available to the teacher who can adjust the reading goals, student levels, and book difficulty if required.

Dependencies
The Reader module requires the Ordering question type for Moodle 2.x

Changes
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Contributors

Gordon Bateson (Lead maintainer)
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  • michell mejia
    bear, 9 ođđj 2015, 23:57
    My friend the other problem is resolved but now, tell me where i can upload books? and i have this error in books --> EDIT --> ONLY SHOW mode_edit()
  • Gordon Bateson
    gask, 14 ođđj 2015, 12:00
    Michell Mejia, above where it says "mode_edit()", you will see a link to "Download books with quizzes". Please click that. You need to create an account on moodlereader.org in order to download book data and quizzes.
  • alper ciftci
    sotn, 2 borg 2015, 01:53
    Hello Mr. Bateson,

    I would like to add more books from our database. How do we do this ?
  • Nobuhiro TANEDA
    bear, 7 borg 2015, 13:15
    I'm using Moodle 2.4 and Reader module 2015063086.
    When I click on the Books tab, it was also displayed as "mode_edit()".
    How can I do that?
  • Nobuhiro TANEDA
    maŋ, 25 borg 2015, 12:13
    I've updated the Reader Module 2015082387.
    But, when I log in to moodle in the administrator, the screen of the Reader Module will change to white-out.
    In the student user, it will be normally displayed.
  • alper ciftci
    duor, 3 čakč 2015, 03:44
    Hello Gordon,

    I just downloaded the quiz questions but I do not see them when I click on the quiz button. They are all downloaded in a different area. When I attempt to take a quiz, a blank page pops up. When I select a book from "select a book" section, it goes to level books, then it says " Take the quiz for "book`s name"", and when I click on it, a blank page comes out. Can you help me about this issue?
  • alper ciftci
    duor, 3 čakč 2015, 03:51
    I really need help because we con not start to use it. We need to fix it as soon as possible.
  • Alex Varsakopoulos
    gask, 3 guov 2016, 03:54
    Hi Gordon,
    I'm getting this message on my moodle reader "Sorry, there are currently no books for you". I'm using the latest reader version and moodle 2.9. Any hints? Thank you!
  • Sandro Franco
    duor, 2 guov 2017, 03:56
    How do I obtain a user in order to setup the plugin
  • Lee Hensley
    maŋ, 12 juov 2017, 00:43
    I emailed and no reply.
  • Lee Hensley
    bear, 22 juov 2017, 17:35
    Emailed tom@moodlereader.org
  • Ismail Fayed
    sotn, 20 ođđj 2019, 18:02
    Hi Gordon,
    I have downloaded reader in two different platforms under two different fresh servers (Moodle 3.4 and 3.6)..

    In both cases I am getting this error every time I attempt to download new book resources or quizzes. The repeated error displayed is:
    "error Coding error detected, it must be fixed by a programmer: events trigger legacy() has been deprecated along with all Events 1 API in favour of Events 2 API."

    --> What I found quite interesting is that when I receive this error and try to "refresh" the browser page, one book entry will be downloaded. If I refresh again, a second book resource/ quiz will be downloaded with a higher progress percentage. I need to manually keep refreshing in order to get all downloads successfully one by one which is annoying.

    --> The second issue I don't see any of the book covers for the downloaded books/ quizzes. I tried to fix this through the admin "Fix book covers" under "Tools" but I got the following error, too:
    OOPS: Image ID not specified: A-Z Mysteries (Level 2): A-Z Mysteries/Level 2/The_Absent_Author.xml.gz
    OOPS: Image ID not specified: All Aboard Reading (Level 1): All Aboard Reading/Level 1/Butterflies.xml.gz
    OOPS: Image ID not specified: All Aboard Reading (Level 1): All Aboard Reading/Level 1/Butterflies.xml.gz
    OOPS: Image ID not specified: All Aboard Reading (Level 1): All Aboard Reading/Level 1/Johnny_Appleseed.xml.gz
    OOPS: Image ID not specified: All Aboard Reading (Level 1): All Aboard Reading/Level 1/Johnny_Appleseed.xml.gz
    OOPS: Image ID not specified: All Aboard Reading (Level 1): All Aboard Reading/Level 1/The_Flying_Horse.xml.gz
    OOPS: Image ID not specified: All Aboard Reading (Level 1): All Aboard Reading/Level 1/The_Flying_Horse.xml.gz

    --> The last issue experienced is that each manually downloaded resources shows twice where the first entry probably refers to the missing cover and the second refers to the actual quiz.

    When I attempt the quizzes as a student, it's worth mentioning that some of the downloaded quiz still don't appear in the available quizzes list for students.

    I'm not sure if this is a test-bank or server issue from your end that prevents the correct download/ configuration of the downloaded resources. It could also be something that has to do with the coding of the new versions of this relatively old plugin. I hope it has some major upgrades to overcome any issues for Moodle 3.6+.

    Thanks and hope to hear from you.
    Regards,
    Ismail
  • Neil Faulkner
    láv, 10 borg 2019, 00:48
    Hello,

    I have installed Moodle Reader on my platform and I am unable to add books. When adding a new book I fill in all the required fields and then click 'add', however no book appears when you click on edit books (site) or edit books (course). I have checked and double checked that the books I am adding are not hidden. I am not adding any files to the book entries - could this be why?

    Best,

    Neil
  • Petri Riikonen
    maŋ, 24 skáb 2020, 21:07
    Does this work with Moodle 3.9?
  • cb userpic w harvey
    sotn, 6 geas 2021, 07:31
    I'm going to use the Extensive Reading Foundation 14-point reading level scale instead of the default 9-point scale. When I went to "Admin area > Book & Level Management > Change Reading Level," I was surprised to see that ERF Level 11 is not an option. The dropdown goes from 0 to 14, but there is no 11 in the menu....
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