Blocks: Course overview on campus

block_course_overview_campus
Maintained by Picture of Ulm University Ulm University, Picture of Alexander Bias Alexander Bias
Moodle block which provides all functionality of block_course_overview, provides additional filters to be used on university campuses as well as the possibility to hide courses and course news from the course list
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Moodle installations on university campuses have certain constraints which are not completely supported by Moodle core and the course overview block in Moodle core. We implemented this course overview block to accommodate these needs as much as possible while keeping the features from the original course overview block from Moodle core as much as possible as well.

Please see README file for details about the usage and features of this plugin.

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We appreciate your commendation and reviews for this plugin in the comments. For bug reports and support requests, please read the extensive information in the plugin's README file first and create, if needed, a ticket in the bug tracker which is linked below.

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This plugin is part of set Course overview on campus.

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Picture of Ulm University
Ulm University (Lead maintainer)
Picture of Alexander Bias
Alexander Bias: Developer
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  • Picture of Michael Veit
    Fri, 7 Aug 2015, 7:16 PM
    Hi Alexander,

    Thank you for your quick response. I 'll give it a try.

    Kind regards,
    Michael
  • Picture of Michael Veit
    Thu, 20 Aug 2015, 4:46 AM
    Hi Alexander,

    I installed the plugin "course overview on campus".Iit works great.

    Kind regards,
    Michael
  • Picture of Alexander Bias
    Sat, 22 Aug 2015, 5:08 AM
    Thanks for the positive feedback, Michael.

    I have released a 2.9 version in the meantime (which does not contain any new functionality at the moment).

    Alex
  • Picture of Nelson Uribe
    Fri, 8 Apr 2016, 12:29 AM
    Hi Alexander
    I cannot install the plug in, it tells me "cannot write target file"
  • Picture of Alexander Bias
    Fri, 8 Apr 2016, 2:27 AM
    Hi Nelson,

    with so few information about your problem, it's nearly impossible for me to assist you. The only thing I can say is that I don't think that this message comes from my plugin and you should check first if there is a fundamental problem with your moodle installation + if you can't install other plugins, too.
  • Chris Schembri Baldacchino's Pic
    Mon, 13 Jun 2016, 2:51 PM
    Hi all, any plans so far for when this plugin will be updated to work with Moodle 3.1? Thanks!
  • Picture of Alexander Bias
    Mon, 13 Jun 2016, 3:29 PM
    Hi Chris,

    citing our Moodle release support statement from https://github.com/moodleuulm/moodle-block_course_overview_campus/blob/master/README.md:
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    Due to limited resources, block_course_overview_campus is only maintained for the most recent major release of Moodle. However, previous versions of this plugin which work in legacy major releases of Moodle are still available as-is without any further updates in the Moodle plugins repository.

    There may be several weeks after a new major release of Moodle has been published until we can do a compatibility check and fix problems if necessary. If you encounter problems with a new major release of Moodle - or can confirm that block_course_overview_campus still works with a new major relase - please let us know on https://github.com/moodleuulm/moodle-block_course_overview_campus/issues
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    Currently, we plan to work on 3.1 in July. But as far as I see, there are no fatal errors with the 3.0 version of this plugin on 3.1. If you encounter any problems, please let us know and we will provide a hot fix.

    Thanks,
    Alex
  • Chris Schembri Baldacchino's Pic
    Mon, 13 Jun 2016, 7:43 PM
    Hi Alexander,

    Thanks for the prompt reply.

    Indeed, the release support statement was one of the positive reasons to opt for your plugin. Kudos!
    Still, pardon my curiosity... just wanted to plan my way forward.
    Glad to hear the news re. 3.1!

    Thanks again,
    Chris
  • Picture of Roland Sherwood
    Wed, 15 Jun 2016, 4:29 PM
    I just wanted to say many, many thanks for this plugin - absolutely fantastic work, and it's made a huge difference to our users' ability to make sense of their Dashboard pages. By the way, we're using it under 3.1 and having encountered any issues.
  • Picture of Alexander Bias
    Wed, 15 Jun 2016, 4:35 PM
    Thanks for this positive feedback, Roland, and glad to hear to the block works for you on 3.1!
  • Picture of Yezi Yang
    Tue, 20 Sep 2016, 4:54 PM
    Hi,

    I really like the plugin and the Moodle in our institution is using your plugin in the dashboard page for every user. However, I found a bug. Let’s first set up a user enrolled in a module within a category and also a module in the sub-category within this category. When selecting this category in the filter, both of the modules can be displayed. However, if refreshing the page, the module in the sub-category is not displayed any more.

    It is quite important for my institution, since all teachers are enrolled in modules in a category and sub-category. I hope that you can fix it as soon as possible.
  • Picture of Alexander Bias
    Wed, 28 Sep 2016, 7:25 PM
    Hi Yezi,

    thanks for reporting an issue. As this seems to be a bug, please report it on https://github.com/moodleuulm/moodle-block_course_overview_campus/issues instead of here in the Moodle plugin repo.
    Please have a look especially at https://github.com/moodleuulm/moodle-block_course_overview_campus/issues/16 which might already describe your problem.

    Thanks,
    Alex
  • Ricardo Caiado
    Wed, 7 Dec 2016, 8:25 PM
    Any upgrade to Moodle 3.2?
  • Picture of Alexander Bias
    Wed, 7 Dec 2016, 9:54 PM
    Hi Ricardo,

    as usual, there will be a 3.2 version within 1-2 months due to our internal release cycle.
    And, as usual, we expect the 3.1 version still to work on 3.2. So please give it a try and let me know if you encounter any problems.

    Thanks,
    Alex
  • Picture of Alex Tsirgialos
    Wed, 12 Jul 2017, 9:15 AM
    Hi Alexander, I am testing your plug in for use on the Dashboard and so far so good. I am wondering if it is possible to configure it in a way that displays courses from one course category and hides the option users to choose what it displays. I n other words we want to use this block twice in each dashboard - each instance displaying a specific category.

    Thanks in advance
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