Activities: MooTyper

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MooTyper implements a typing practice/instruction functionality into Moodle.

MooTyper 2.2 (Build: 2013012100)

Release notes

This is the README file for the MooTyper project. MooTyper is
a moodle extension, that adds the 'typing instructor' functionallity to Moodle.

MooTyper is a free software just like Moodle.


MooTyper requires javascript.

It creates some new tables in a moodle database and inserts a quite some sample
typing exercises. This is all done automaticaly through the intstallation.
After the successfull installation you will have a complete collection of
exercises, but you can also add your owns and modify or delete the existing ones.


MooTyper is an activity module. You have to extract it to the 'mod' directory.
Than go to Site Administration -> Notifications and click on the button below.

3. USE

Using MooTyper activity module is very simple. An instance can be added as
new activity in a course like Lesson or Quiz. This video shows how to add
exercise, create an instance and than view grades:


Module currently includes support for English and Slovenian keyboard layout.

To implement any other layout you have to:
Create a php file with keyboard layout defined with HTML. Create javascript
file(with the same name and .js extension) that defines some functions for
your layout. If you have any mistakes in your js file the module won't work,
so in this case try to validate your code with a tool like this...

For more info please visit the plugins wiki on github:
Moodle 2.2

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
2.2 (Build: 2013012100)
Can be updated from
2.1 (Build: 2012101200)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.2
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.2

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL

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