Activities: Advance Mindmap

mod_advmindmap
Maintained by Picture of Andy ChanAndy Chan
This is a modification of the original Mindmap module for moodle formerly found on ekpenso.com. This Advance Mindmap module allows you to create mindmapping activity in moodle. Added features include: - Every user now have a separate mindmap in one single activity, with links to view others' mindmap. - Dummy group mode: multiple mindmaps with simple group name that everyone can view and edit (for group mindmapping without having to setup groups in the course) - Lock mindmap: prevent editing of mindmap when someone is editing it during group mindmapping Currently, it is not backward compatible with Moodle 1.9x, please install it on Moodle 2.x only.

Advance Mindmap 2015043000

Release notes

Advance Mindmap module for Moodle 2.x
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==Author==
Andy Chan
Contributed by the project "Learning 2.0
An Online Platform and a Teacher Support Network for Curriculum and Assessment Innovation in Liberal Studies for the NSS Curriculum"
(2008-2012, http://learn20.cite.hku.hk)

==Description==
This is a modification of the original Mindmap module for moodle formerly found on ekpenso.com.
This Advance Mindmap module allows you to create and save simple mindmaps from within moodle.

Added features include:
- Every user now have a separate mindmap in one single activity, with links to view others' mindmap.
- Dummy group mode: multiple mindmaps with simple group name that everyone can view and edit (for group mindmapping without having to setup groups in the course)
- Lock mindmap: prevent editing of mindmap when someone is editing it during group mindmapping

Currently, it is not backward compatible with Moodle 1.9x, please install it on Moodle 2.x only.

==Installation==
- Copy the "/advmindmap" folder and place it into the /mod directory
- Login as administrator
- Go to the "Notifications" page under "Site administration"
- Moodle should detect a new module automatically, follow the onscreen instruction to install it

==FAQ==
Q1: How do I add a child node in 2nd, 3rd, 4th...nth level?
A1: First, select the node you want to add child node to, then click the "+" icon. You can also press the "Insert" button on your keyboard.

Q2: How to prevent students from viewing others' mindmap?
A2: Override the permission of the activity: remove "View Other" from student role.

Q3: I did not saw the mind map editor/ I only saw a blank page, how do I created a mind map?
A3: Please make sure you have installed Adobe Flash Player.

==Links==
You can also take a look at another fork of the mindmap module for Moodle 2.X by t6enis here
https://github.com/t6nis/moodle-mod_mindmap

Thanks to original mindmap module author: Andreas Geier
Link: https://github.com/functino/Moodle-Mindmap-Module

Plugin icon is from the "Onebit" icon set downloaded from Icojam
Link: http://www.icojam.com/blog/?p=177#more-177
Moodle 2.7, 2.8

Version information

Version build number
2015043000
Version release name
2015043000
Maturity
Alpha
MD5 Sum
dd13f73a7bd96af388718c999991898a
Supported software
Moodle 2.7, Moodle 2.8
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.7
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.8

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
GIT
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 http://yoursite.com/admin to finish the installation