Activities: Facetoface

mod_facetoface
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Face-to-face activities are used to keep track of in-person (e.g. classroom) trainings which require advance booking. Each activity is offered in one or more identical sessions. These sessions can be given over multiple days. Reminder messages are sent to users and their managers a few days before the session is scheduled to start. Confirmation messages are sent when users sign-up for a session or cancel. This module may be of interest to administrators looking for a way to provide event management support for blended learning environments.
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Face-to-face activities are used to keep track of in-person (e.g. classroom) trainings which require advance booking.


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  • Picture of Rob Skeet
    Wed, 7 Dec 2016, 6:18 AM
    Hey, hoping you can help.
    We are using Moodle 2.8.6 and the latest F2F version. all had been working well and now all of a sudden the email confirmation appears to be broken.
    I get the error: There was a problem sending the confirmation message to your email account.
    and the debug notice: Notice: Undefined property: stdClass::$id in /home4/toombsin/public_html/learning2/lib/moodlelib.php on line 6004
    this just started happening and we cannot figure out why. any ideas?

    We have numerous students signing up for sessions and this is caused a huge backlog

    Help!
  • Picture of fred hunter
    Thu, 22 Dec 2016, 9:29 PM
    Hi Stacey, I'm using the latest version of the plugin on Moodle 3.1 and when I test signing up to a course, the message 'Exception - Class 'mod_facetoface\event\signup_success' not found' is coming up. Can you help?
  • Floyd Saner - Tail of the Dragon, U.S. 129, NC
    Fri, 23 Dec 2016, 3:54 AM
    Greetings. Does anyone have contact with the developer for this plugin? It seems the last response from Stacey was one year ago. Are there plans to update the plugin for Moodle 2.9, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2? Thanks.
  • Picture of fred hunter
    Fri, 23 Dec 2016, 8:04 PM
    I've managed to solve my query with the following thread: https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=305451 in short the answer (submitted by Peter Bowen) was:

    mod/facetoface/classes/event/signup.php should be renamed to signup_success.php

    Line 41 changes to

    class signup_success extends \core\event\base {



    Then in mod/facetoface/signup.php, line 140 (ish) changes from

    $event = \mod_facetoface\event\signup::create($params);
    to

    $event = \mod_facetoface\event\signup_success::create($params);

    You might also need to add at line 52

    $contextmodule = context_module::instance($cm->id);

  • Picture of abhishek bhattacharjee
    Mon, 3 Apr 2017, 3:28 PM
    how to download this plugin for the moodle 3.1 version
  • Picture of Irma Boks - Eek
    Thu, 20 Apr 2017, 3:30 PM
    I'm really surprised this is not in the newer versions of Moodle.. This is the first thing I and my clients need, because they come from a situation of only face to face classes and need a way to get to digital learning in a few steps. Is there any news on this?
  • Picture of James Todd
    Thu, 8 Jun 2017, 9:47 PM
    The new updated version is out on Git Hub
    https://github.com/lambda-solutions/facetoface-2.0
  • Picture of Dan Marsden
    Tue, 25 Jul 2017, 6:03 AM
    we do have an updated version in github that supports newer versions - maybe lambda could provide a pull-request with some of the changes they have made as well?
  • Picture of AC Cheng
    Tue, 12 Dec 2017, 5:26 AM
    Is this fix included in the latest version?
    https://tracker.moodle.org/browse/CONTRIB-4270

    My plugin is up to date. And I still had this issue, but fixed using the tracker's method. Thanks.
  • Picture of Dan Marsden
    Tue, 12 Dec 2017, 5:28 AM
    @Intist - yes, but only in the code available for Moodle 3.2 and higher. If you are using Moodle 3.1 or older it may not be included.
  • Picture of Leena Nikhare
    Thu, 21 Dec 2017, 6:19 PM
    Hi,

    How to get active event list? Which column in facetoface table can I refer for active/inactive status?
  • Picture of Dan Jackson
    Tue, 5 Jun 2018, 7:48 PM
    Do you accept feature requests for this plugin? If so I've got a few feature suggestions which would be useful:

    * Ability to bulk upload session details from a spreadsheet or CSV file
    * Ability to set default settings for sessions
    * Option to prevent attendees signing up for more than one session in a given workshop
    * If possible, clash detection so that students receive an error if they try to sign up for a session that clashes with one they already signed up for
    * When the start time is changed when adding a new session, automatically update the end time selections so they are the same or later than the start time
  • Picture of Dan Marsden
    Wed, 6 Jun 2018, 6:39 AM
    Hi Dan,

    Great to hear you've found the plugin useful. We welcome pull requests from external developers with improvements and bug fixes but don't do any feature development work on facetoface ourselves without funding. Feel free to get in touch privately if you'd like to pay for our time to make improvements to facetoface. Thanks!
  • Ricardo Caiado
    Wed, 4 Jul 2018, 12:40 AM
    Hi,

    How does the option "Site Notices" work?

    Ricardo
  • Picture of Dan Marsden
    Wed, 4 Jul 2018, 5:19 AM
    @Ricardo - this might help: https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=220601#p962132

    The most recent version of the facetoface block for Moodle I found was here:
    https://github.com/totara/facetoface-block-2.0
    Doesn't look like it has been updated in a long time....
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