Blocks: Course Checks Block
Maintained by Jez H, Mike Grant, Manoj Solanki, Kevin Moore
This block carries out a number of automated checks on a course, to encourage a minimum standard of course quality, avoid common mistakes and highlight possible areas for improvement. The block also allows for a course to be cleared of empty sections.
Course Checks Block 1.3.1
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Changes in version 1.1 (2015012000)
- Added collapsible sections to help prevent scroll of death when making lots of checks on big courses.
- Added checking of assignments, to check whether the due date is before the course start date or creation date.
Changes in version 1.0.4 (2014112700)
- Removed (hopefully) the last set of hardcoded text strings from the renderer. (Thanks to German Valero for reporting this)
Changes in version 1.0.3 (2014111000)
- Fixed an issue when checking whether guest access is enabled on a course, (Checking if guest access is an option is helpful) Thanks to Michael Buchanan & Bas Brands for reporting this.
- Removed hardcoded language strings in the renderer. (Thanks to Bas Brands for reporting this).
- Fixed an issue when a cleanup has been run on the course, the block still shows all of the sections, including those that have been deleted.
Changes in version 1.0.2 (2014101700)
- Fixed an issue that prevent the block (and moodle) from loading (Thanks to Michael Buchanan for reporting this).
- Cleaned up the way in which the blocks default settings, and block settings are handled.
Changes in version 1.0.1 (2014100800)
- Fixed issues with undefined variables being used
- Added Support for Moodle 2.6
- Removed legacy references to $CFG prevent errors with block checking on a course
Changes in version 1.0. (2014100700)
- Initial Release
Moodle 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
Version control information
- Version control system (VCS)
- VCS repository URL
- VCS branch
Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Blocks
- Make sure you have all the required versions.
- Download and unpack the block folder.
- Place the folder (eg "myblock") in the "blocks" subdirectory.
- Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to complete the installation
- Turn editing on in any home or course page.
- Add the block to the page
- Visit the config link in the block for more options.