Activities: Reservation

mod_reservation
Maintained by Bobo Roberto Pinna
This activity module permits to schedule an event with a defined reservation time.
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Moodle 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
The main targets of this module are schedule laboratory sessions and exams but you can schedule everything you want.

Teacher can define the number of seats available for the event, event date, reservation opening and closing date.
A reservation may have a grade or a scale.
Students can book and unbook a seat and add a note about this reservation.

After the event starts the teacher can grade the event. Students will noticed by mail.

Reservation list may downloaded in several fomats.

- teacher can also define multiple sublimits for available seats basis on user profile fields;
- reservation permits overbooking, also for sublimits;
- teacher can manually reserve seats for other user;
- teacher can send messages to reserved users;
- admin can define which profile fields are shown in reservation list table in reservation module settings;
- reservation can be connected to another reservation so students can reserve to only one of them;
- managers and administrators can upload list of reservation through a CSV file;

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Roberto Pinna (Lead maintainer)
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  • Picture of Bruno Gabe
    Fri, 1 Sep 2017, 10:14 PM
    Hi, I installed the 3.2 (2017022101) version, and I have a problem.
    When I create ONE instance of the reservation mod, I dont't have any problem, but when I try to create a second instance in the same course, I can't, I recive the message:

    Debug info: ERROR: invalid input syntax for integer: ""
    SELECT * FROM mdl_reservation WHERE id = $1
    [array (
    0 => '',
    )]
    Error code: dmlreadexception

    Can you help me?
  • Aaron Cauchi
    Sun, 3 Sep 2017, 8:20 PM
    Hi Roberto, fantastic job with the plugin. One issue, been trying everything to make the following function work
    - reservation can be connected to another reservation so students can reserve to only one of them;

    Mi sto impazzendo. Searched everywhere but cannot find how to make a reservation connect to another. Cannot find online any instructions. Appreciate any help you can provide me


    Grazie in anticipo

    Aaron
  • Aaron Cauchi
    Sun, 3 Sep 2017, 9:30 PM
    Sorry Roberto,
    another thing I cannot understand is the grading. If teacher goes into a specific reservation while it is still "open", he/she will see under Manage the Grading option and can select what grade to give. Once the reservation time is expired the Grade option does not appear. Appreciate explanation on how to use - After the event starts the teacher can grade the event. Students will noticed by mail.

    Regards

    Aaron
  • Picture of Valentino Santucci
    Thu, 26 Oct 2017, 12:48 AM
    Salve,

    scrivo in italiano poiché vedo che Roberto è italiano smile

    Avrei una domanda. E' possibile collegare due (o più) istanze di prenotazione di modo che la seconda risulta visibile solo se i posti nella prima sono completi?
    Questo faciliterebbe al docente prevedere quanti turni predisporre per un'attività in laboratorio (dove il numero di posti è limitato).

    Grazie in anticipo,
    Valentino
  • Picture of László Pauer
    Mon, 18 Dec 2017, 5:15 PM
    Hi,

    Is there currently any way to set up a sublimit other than a specific number for a profile field? I'd like to set up sublimits e.g. that at least 2 medical professionals and at least 3 educators should be in the reservation, but there could be more from of each and other fields as well. Is this possible?

    Thanks!
  • Bobo
    Tue, 19 Dec 2017, 9:43 PM
    Hi László,
    if set the number of seats grater than the sum of all sublimits you get it.

    Cheers,
    Roberto.
  • Aaron Cauchi
    Mon, 21 May 2018, 9:32 PM
    Hi Roberto, plugin works perfectly.
    The issue that I have now is with students who reserve a seating and do not attend. Once the reservation closing date has passed they are locked with that date and they cannot book another date which is bound to it. The only solution is that a tutor removes him/her from the previous booking. Is there an alternative solution where once the reservation date has passed user can be "auto unblocked" from the expired booked date?
  • Bobo
    Tue, 22 May 2018, 3:00 PM
    Hi Aaron,
    for now there is not other way with reservation plugin to unblock students.
    I think you can try to use moodle conditional rules to manage that without connected reservations.

    I make a note for a this new feature in reservation development roadmap.
  • Aaron Cauchi
    Tue, 22 May 2018, 3:02 PM
    Grazie
  • Picture of Roland Sherwood
    Tue, 11 Sep 2018, 8:09 PM
    Hi. We just to tried to update to version 3.5 under Moodle 3.5.1 and received the following error:

    Upgrading to new version
    mod_reservation

    Unknown error upgrading mod_reservation to version 2018100600, can not continue.

    More information about this error
    Debug info:
    Error code: upgradeerror
    Stack trace:

    line 304 of /lib/upgradelib.php: upgrade_exception thrown
    line 815 of /lib/upgradelib.php: call to upgrade_mod_savepoint()
    line 512 of /lib/upgradelib.php: call to upgrade_plugins_modules()
    line 1857 of /lib/upgradelib.php: call to upgrade_plugins()
    line 694 of /admin/index.php: call to upgrade_noncore()

    Apologies for the lack of detail, but the above was generated with debugging switched on. I was able to reproduce this by attempting to upgrade twice, but the same error occurred each time. Other plugins can be installed and upgraded without issue, it's just this one that is causing us problems. Any advice very gratefully received - and thank you for such a useful plugin!
  • Bobo
    Tue, 11 Sep 2018, 8:25 PM
    Hi Roland,
    sorry there was a bug in upgrade procedure.
    I updated it a few second ago to fix it.
    Please download it again.

    Sorry again,
    Roberto.
  • Picture of Plínio Felipe Peçanha Oliveira
    Tue, 11 Sep 2018, 11:14 PM
    In PLACE, the user can choose an option from the available ones. Thanks
  • Picture of Plínio Felipe Peçanha Oliveira
    Tue, 11 Sep 2018, 11:23 PM
    What I'm trying to say is this. I have created a reservation activity for a specific day, for example: 11/09/2018, where we have up to 20 different options for the user to select whether it is a room, an equipment or a laboratory. So just one activity per day and several reservations within this activity. Thank you!
  • Giovanni Marangelli
    Wed, 12 Sep 2018, 4:01 AM
    Dear Roberto,

    I send you the messages related to the error that is notified after updating the version of the plugin with the reservation 3.4 when trying to upgrade the database (moodle 3.5.1.):


    Si è verificato un errore sconosciuto durante l'aggiornamento del plugin mod_reservation alla versione 2018100600, non è possibile proseguire.

    Maggiori informazioni su questo errore
    Debug info:
    Error code: upgradeerror
    Stack trace:

    line 304 of /lib/upgradelib.php: upgrade_exception thrown
    line 815 of /lib/upgradelib.php: call to upgrade_mod_savepoint()
    line 512 of /lib/upgradelib.php: call to upgrade_plugins_modules()
    line 1857 of /lib/upgradelib.php: call to upgrade_plugins()
    line 694 of /admin/index.php: call to upgrade_noncore()

    Thank you so much.

    Greetings Giovanni
  • Picture of Roland Sherwood
    Wed, 12 Sep 2018, 2:17 PM
    Hi Roberto. No problem at all! - and thank you very much for providing a fix so quickly, we really do appreciate it. The plugin updates fine now!
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