Activities: Group choice

mod_choicegroup
Maintained by Picture of Nicolas Dunand Nicolas Dunand
This module allows students to enrol themselves in a group within a course. The teacher can select which groups students can chose from and the maximum number of students allowed in each group.
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Michael de Raadt
Monday, 7 December 2015, 6:37 AM
General comments

The Group Choice module offers functionality a lot of teachers want. It allows students to self organise into groups for teamwork.


Plugins survey usage
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The plugin was not covered by the Plugins Usage Survey (2015) but it was suggested voluntarily 22 times.
Supported versions
2.7 to 2.9
As at 7 Dec, 2015.
Update frequency
Frequent
Every few months
Feedback about plugin
Positive, suggestions

Installation process
Git, Zip

Documentation and help
OK
  • Limited help strings
  • Linked docs
Usability
Good

Tracker issues
Mostly resolved
Using Github
Translations Lots
Catalan, Criatian, English, French, German, Italian, Lietuvių, Norwegian, Occitan, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Serbian, Spanish, Spanish - Mexico
Dependencies Groups
Groups need to be created first
Error messages
None

Coding style
Numerous errors
When run through the Code Checker, there were a number of issues. They were mostly formatting issues.
Themable
Yes

Backup/restore
Yes

Performance
OK

Security
OK
Shows user groups to other users. Can be controlled.
Tests
No

Accessibility
Concerns
Some dynamic actions without ARIA tags

I believe this plugin was originally coded by core developer Petr Skoda, so it has good origins. The issues with this plugin are not serious.

General recommendation: An easy choice for all sectors. Simple and easy to use.