Activities: Certificate

mod_certificate
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This module allows for the dynamic generation of certificates based on predefined conditions set by the teacher.
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Michael de Raadt
Monday, 7 December 2015, 8:03 AM
General comments
The Certificate module allows teachers to award a PDF certificate to students in a course. It's one of the oldest and most widely used additional plugins. It's an idea that many people want to apply to their courses.The plugin is currently maintained by Moodle Core developer, Mark Nelson, but a long-awaited update for this plugin is still coming. Plugins survey usage 31% This was one of the most widely used additional plugins in the Plugins Usage Survey (2015). It is often used in w...

Certificate 2.2 (2012022001) for Moodle 2.2

Note This plugin version is no longer available here in the plugins directory.

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Gavin Henrick
Friday, 28 October 2011, 5:11 PM
Usability
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General comments
What does it do? You can set up this activity to enable students download a certificate of completion for the course or part of a course. This can be configured through the settings of the activity. The issuing of the certificate can be dependent on the completed activities within the course using the Moodle 2 conditional activity feature. Is it simple to install? Yes it installed without issue. Taking the zip from the plugin page you get a zip called  mod_certificate_moodle21_2011110106.zip....
Usability
Is it easy for the teacher/admin to use? Yes, the teacher will have no challenges in adding this to a course, however there are a number of settings to learn and understand so that the certificate is correctly configured. Firstly, the certificate works using the Conditional activities logic in Moodle 2 which is good news. The Moodle 1.9 version has to have its own logic as conditional activities did not exist in core. So the activity completion and tracking and conditional activities must be e...