Question types: Music Key Signature

qtype_musickeysignature
Maintained by Picture of Jay Huber Jay Huber
This question type deals with key signatures and may be useful for music theory instruction. The respondent is given a tonality and is prompted to enter the corresponding key signature. A question bank is included, including all major and minor keys in treble and bass clefs. Answers are entered in a graphical user interface.

Music Key Signature 1.4 for Moodle 2.3+, 2.4+

Release notes

Readme file for the MUSICAL KEY SIGNATURE question type
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- @package qtype
- @subpackage musickeysignature
- @copyright 2013 Jay Huber for Moodle 2.x
- @copyright 2013 Eric Brisson for Moodle 1.x and Flash Component
- @license http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU GPL v3 or later


PLEASE NOTE - A NEW VERSION OF THIS PLUGIN WILL BE RELEASED VERY SOON.
IT WILL USE VEXFLOW (http://vexflow.com/) HTML5/CANVAS/JQUERY
AND REMOVE THE FLASH PLUGIN


Description
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This question type deals with musical key signatures. The respondent is given a key and mode and is prompted to enter the key signature on the staff. Answers are entered in a graphical user interface.

Import/Export to Moodle XMl format is supported, and a question bank is provided, including all major and minor keys in treble and bass clefs.

This plugin is released under the GNU General Public License V3.

Maintainer: Eric Brisson (ebrisson@winona.edu), Moodle 1.x & Flash Component
Maintainer: Jay Huber (jhuber@colum.edu), Moodle 2.x


Installation
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Requirements:

1) Moodle 2.3.x
The plug-in might work with previous versions of 2, but has only been tested with this version.

2) PHP 5: the plug-in was coded with version 5.2.9. It hasn't been tested with earlier versions of PHP.

3) Javascript is used to for communication with the Flash input component, and must be enabled for the question type to work.

How to install:

1) Copy the "musickeysignature" folder into the following folder: moodle/question/type.
2) Load the "Notifications" page on the Moodle home page - this will create database tables used by the question type.



Code Location
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You can always find the latest version at: https://github.com/jayhuber/musickeysignature
Moodle plugins will notify you as I update the code on Moodle.org


Bug Reports
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Report all bugs on https://github.com/jayhuber/musickeysignature/issues


Changelog
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v2013072000 - release v1.4 Stable
- Fixed Backup/Restore capability
- Aligned code to more closely match 2.x template and removed much unused code
- Cleaned up copyright tags

v2013071700 - release v1.3 Stable
- Updated this readme file
- Removed import/export overrides which should fix the issue of importing/exporting data





Moodle 2.3, 2.4

Version information

Version build number
2013072000
Version release name
1.4 for Moodle 2.3+, 2.4+
Maturity
Stable version
MD5 Sum
a0c94d5e057b775513b84e012584d114
Supported software
Moodle 2.3, Moodle 2.4
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.3
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.4

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
GIT
VCS repository URL

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Question types

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "myquestiontype") in the "question/type" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to finish the installation