Activities: Checklist

mod_checklist
Maintained by Davo Davo Smith
A checklist can be created by a teacher (or generated from the activities in a course) and then the students or teachers can check-off each item as they are completed.
Mary Cooch
Mary Cooch
Sunday, 11 September 2016, 9:46 PM
Usability
9/10
General comments
The Checklist module allows teachers and students to keep track of progress by having course items ticked and a progress bar displayed.  The teacher can set checklists for the course as a whole or for each section; she can decide whether students can customise their checklists and whether items will be automatically ticked when completion criteria are met, or whether the student should manually tick the checklist items.The activity offers a range of display, feedback and notification option...
Usability
An administrator can easily install the plugin from the Install plugins link in Site administration. Its settings page offers the possibility to show or hide the checklists on the Dashboard (although the wording is currently the out-of-date term 'My Moodle')A teacher can easily add a checklist from the 'Add an activity or resource' link, and the activity set up screen is well served with  help pop ups for anything unclear, which is useful as there are many settings. Additionally, the a...
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Mike Churchward
Thursday, 17 March 2016, 2:52 AM
Usability
9/10
Accessibility
10/10
Technical
10/10
General comments
Version reviewed: 2.x (Build: 2015110800)Summary:By using the checklist plugins, teachers can insert checklists into courses to assist students with keeping track of what activities have been completed at any given point.  The checklist appears as a to-do list that can be formatted with colors for each item as well as indentations to reinforce structured learning.  Items can be marked as optional or required.  Checklists can be designed to allow either (or both) students and teach...
Usability
Installation:The checklist activity type and block are installed via the standard MOODLE plugin installation procedure.Unzip the contents of the file you downloaded to a temporary folder.Upload the files to the your moodle server, placing the 'mod/checklist' files in the '[moodlefolder]/mod/checklist' folder, (optionally) the 'blocks/checklist' files in the '[moodlefolder]/blocks/checklist' folder.Log in as administrator and click on 'Notifications' in the admin area to update the Moodle databas...
Accessibility
No formal accessibility testing was done on this plugin. However, nothing has come up in our other tests to indicate a problem. In the future, we will be developing more formal accessibility testing suites and will redo them then.
Technical
Technical Code Review:NOTE - "version.php" file had to have code removed in order to run through these tests.Full code testing results(Scores out of 2 - 2 = perfect; 1 = some concerns; 0 = problems.)Tested for PHP 5.6 and 7 on both MySQL and Postgres. No version of technology problems were found. Score - 2.Installation test (mpci install) - no problems. Score 2.PHP syntax test (mpci phplint) - no problems. Score 2.PHP copy/paste detector (mpci phpcpd) - minor duplication of code in one place. Sc...
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Michael de Raadt
Monday, 7 December 2015, 8:15 AM
General comments
This is a tool (mod, block and gradebook) to help teachers define a checklist that students can manually check off. It's has similar functionality to completion with manual checking, but is more isolated and simplified. Teachers can see a report and a block to keep track of student progress. It can feed into the gradebook. Plugins survey usage 23% Relatively high used reported in the Plugins Usage Survey (2015). Supported versions 1.9 to 3.0   Update frequency...