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Activities: ReMarks Assignment

mod_remarks
Maintained by Prof Stephen Colbran Prof Stephen Colbran
This plugin connects Moodle 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 and 2.5 with ReMarksPDF desktop and ReMarksPDF iPad e-grading solutions enabling a complete e-submission, allocation, marking, moderation and release workflow.
Moodle 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5

What is ReMarksPDF-Moodle_Plugin?

The ReMarksPDF-Moodle-Plugin connects ReMarksPDF desktop and ReMarksPDF iPad with Moodle 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5. ReMarksPDF is an easy-to-use PDF editor for educators to annotate, collaborate and report on student electronic assessment submissions. ReMarksPDF is the ultimate e-Grading solution. ReMarksPDF iPad version is a free download from the Apple App store. Later versions are available from the developer. ReMarksPDF desktop versions are available for trial - www.remarkspdf.com.

Key features of the ReMarksPDF iPad version include:

* Mark on-line and off-line using an iPad;
* Interactive rubrics;
* Criterion-based grading;
* Automatic insertion of text, sound and ink based comments, known as Notes;
* Share text, sound and video comment libraries with colleagues over the Internet;
* Associate marks, criteria and comments with student assessment;
* Automatic addition of marks;
* Specialist stamps designed for marking, showing the emotion of the marker for more personalised feedback to students;
* Integration with Learning Management Systems - Blackboard 8 and 9.1 (SP 7, 8, 9, 10) and Moodle 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 and 2.5.
* ReMarksPDF iPad version has been successfully evaluated in University marking trials.
* Manuals training and support; and
* Ease of use.

ReMarksPDF iPad versionReMarksPDF Ipad version

Key features of the ReMarksPDF desktop versions for Mac and PC include:
* Mark on-line and off-line;
* Interactive rubrics (Holistic, grading, etc);
* Criterion-based grading;
* Automatic insertion of text based comments, known as Auto Text;
* Automatic insertion of sound based comments (enabling mark by voice), also known as Sounds;
* Automatic insertion of video based comments (enabling links to streamed video;
* Share text, sound and video comment libraries with colleagues over the Internet;
* Associate marks, criteria and comments with student assessment;
* Automatic addition of marks;
* Highlight colours with designated meanings, or in other words, Colour code your documents;
* Specialist stamps designed for marking, showing the emotion of the marker for more personalised feedback to students;
* Ability to designate macros for Auto Text, Sounds, and Video links;
* Handwriting and drawing tools;
* Import and export .cvs database files, linking marking to student documents, and uploading to a reporting system.
* Drag and drop dashboard graph gallery, indicating individual and relative student performance.
* Style tool specifically designed to rapidly incorporate English Style and Grammar comments for essays, plus the ability to build specialist comment libraries in any discipline;
* Advanced moderation capabilities enabling statistical and visual comparison of markers, individual and global moderation of student assessment;
* Quality assurance tools;
* Security;
* Integration with Learning Management Systems - Blackboard 8 and 9.1 (SP 7, 8, 9, 10) and Moodle 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5.
* Multilingual commentary (7 languages);
* ReMarksPDF has been successfully evaluated in University marking trials.
* Manuals training and support; and
* Ease of use.

ReMarksPDF Desktop version


ReMarksPDF-Moodle-Plugin Install Instructions:

* Deploy the ReMarks Assignment codebase to <wwwroot>/mod/remarks/
* Hit 'notifications' in the site administration menu
* Click on 'update moodle database' if the plugin does not automatically install.

For integration with Turnitin, follow the instructions at:
http://docs.moodle.org/21/en/Plagiarism_Prevention_Turnitin_Settings

For integration with Urkund, follow the instructions at:
http://docs.moodle.org/21/en/Plagiarism_Prevention_URKUND_Settings

Contributors

Prof Stephen Colbran
Prof Stephen Colbran (Lead maintainer)
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  • MD shot of me from his iphone4
    Mon, May 13, 2013, 11:10 AM
    Thanks for taking the time to share this with the Moodle community, Stephen.
    This installs with no problems on 2.5 for me smile. I've opened an issue to define the standard capability mod/remarks:addinstance.
  • Prof Stephen Colbran
    Mon, May 13, 2013, 12:51 PM
    Aparup,
    How do I register this plugin under the three activities> assignment> Submissions
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  • Picture of Arshad Hussanee
    Fri, May 17, 2013, 12:41 PM
    Currently trialing this latest version with Moodle 2.3.6 but won't connect. The Remarks desktop software sends the following prompt: Unknown server error has occured.
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