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This repository allows you to record audio or video directly into your Moodle HTML areas. It also allows students to draw pictures or take webcam "snaps." The widget repository allow students to add "PoodLL widgets" such as stopwatches and flashcards to Moodle activities.
Maintained by: Picture of Justin Hunt Justin Hunt
for Moodle
2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6

Sets

This plugin is part of set Poodll. Plugins from the set work the best when installed together.

The PoodLL repository uses custom audio/video recorders for recordings.  Users with tablets and mobile devices will be presented with a different screen allowing them take videos/photos from their device and upload them.  Both Flash and HTML5 versions are available for all of the non recording widgets, e.g flashcards and stopwatch.

Audio recording is done using a standalone MP3 recorder. Video recordings are done via the PoodLL Red5 server hosted at Amazon's EC2 facility which is set up to handle even firewalled connections. It is also possible to do audio recordings in this way.

**The PoodLL Filter must also be installed to run this repository**

 

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Justin Hunt (Lead maintainer)
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  • Picture of William Lu
    Wed, Mar 27, 2013, 10:06 AM
    I use iPad2 to add a new file on my moodle course, the Record Video works very well and easier than using Laptop. And the recorded file is in .mov, not in .flv, so students can play the movie file straight away, it is so cool! Thanks, I love it.
  • Picture of Anibal Pavon
    Thu, Feb 27, 2014, 10:41 AM
    Saludos Cordiales.
    me podrían ayudar a implementar poodll en mi moodle, les agradeceria muchisimo!!

    Gracias.
  • My picture
    Hello,
    I have installed the different Poodll add-ons for Moodle 2.2 and I have enabled the repository and created several instances using the Moodle administration menu.

    I cannot see the repository anywhere from the html editor.
    Can you please explain how can I make this happen?:
    'Users with tablets and mobile devices will be presented with a different screen allowing them take videos/photos from their device and upload them. '
    Thank you
  • Picture of Justin Hunt
    Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 10:37 PM
    This is supposed to happen in the Audio or Video recording instances of the PoodLL repository. You can access those by clicking on the Moodle Media button on the html editor and choosing to "find or upload a sound/video file"
  • My picture
    Thanks for your reply, I found the multimedia button and when I clicked on it and make a webcam capture I cannot say any file in the repository instance.

    I don't think it is a problems of permissions as the repository folder has the same permissions that the rest of moodledata.

    Do I need to enable anything else?
  • My picture
    Hello,
    I have had a closer look into this, can you please advise if I am configuring the right type of repository?:

    Moodle 2.2 (that means I only have the Moodle 2.2 assignment), I want that our students submit a short video recorder from their tablets or smartphones interacting with patients. This is not a webcam snapshot, it is a video that students will have to record in advance and submit for assignment.

    In my Moodle course, I have created an assignment 2.2 (type: online set) with instructions prompting students to use the media button to upload a video file.

    I have enable the Poodll repository for the whole site, and for the Moodle course, my understanding is that I have to create a new repository instance so that students can upload and save their videos in the repository.

    However I don't know what type of Poodll instance I should use:
    -Videorecorder (Red5)?
    -Poodll widgets?

    If I select Videorecorder (Red5) and I try to submit a video file impersonating a mock student the mock student, the video is not stored anywhere.

    Do I need to create a folder in moodledata for the videos and link the Po0dll repository to the folder that I have created in moodledata?
  • Picture of Justin Hunt
    Sat, Apr 5, 2014, 10:14 AM
    Unless something has gone wrong the video will certainly be stored some somewhere. Though perhaps it is not in a location that you are expecting. The resulting link to the video should be inserted into the html area. When the activity is displayed the link should become a player (audio or video).

    if you are using the Moodle assignment (2.2) then there is a PoodLL assignment type for that too.
    https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=assignment_poodllonline

    Perhaps that is the best solution for you?
  • My picture
    I had installed, however, I hadn't realised that html5 recording is by default in mobile devises. I hope that it also works in Ipads, I will try it later
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