OU blog

Alternative blog. Can be used as a course activity.

ForumNG

Alternative forum with AJAX and management features

Format Timeline

A simple timeline to simulate a real social network course in moodle.

PayPal

An Availability Condition to require a PayPal payment to access activities and resources.

Collapsed Topics

An interchangeable topic or week based format that solves the issue of the 'Scroll of Death' when a course has many topics.

Foundation

This is a Bootstrap theme that aims to be minimalistic and modern in look.

Adaptable

Adaptable is a highly customisable responsive two column theme designed for use on both large University installations as well as small training companies.

External content

The module enables a teacher to create a resource using the text editor. The resource can display text, images, sound, video and web links. Advantages of using the External content module rather than the standard page module is that optionally if the content links to an external site that records a completion status these can then be imported.

Event Trigger

This plugin plugin allows site administrators to trigger external actions such as an http request or email when certain events happen in Moodle. Filters can be added to check if the event meets certain conditions and actions(email/http post) can include information contained within the Moodle event. Lookups can also be added to the workflow to allow information not contained within the Moodle event to be exposed to the external action.

RESTful protocol

A REStful webservice plugin for Moodle LMS This plugin allows Moodle's webservice interface to operate in a more RESTFul way. Instead of each webservice call having a URL query parameter define what webservice function to use, webservice functions are made available by discrete URLs.

Students tracker

This block aims to give teachers and staff a simple tool to view how many students didn't visit a course for a long time and doing so, tries to reduce student's dropping out.

ConfMan

Moodle Plugin that helps organizing submissions for events like conferences. Add a "confman"-Activity to a course and you can specify a timerange when submissions are possible. You are given a link that can be shared outside moodle to allow external people (also without Moodle-Login) to submit submissions for your event. Everybody in your course that has instructor-role is allowed to manage all submissions. Everybody in your course that has student-role is allowed to comment submissions. Submitters can manage their own submissions using a unique link that is given to them.

Exabis Student Review

With this block, teachers can create detailed periodical reviews of their students. The module lets teachers/trainers team-assess students. The assessment can be done on different scales that can be defined.

Turnitin Integrity Plugin

Utilize Turnitin Integrity’s Similarity Report and Authorship investigating tools within Moodle’s assignment workflow by integrating with the Turnitin Integrity plugin. Turnitin Integrity is a commercial plagiarism and authorship detection system whose features depend on which paid license has been selected. This plugin is developed and maintained by Turnitin.

Freehand drawing (ETH)

Free-Hand drawing question type. It is SVG based, and comes in two modes: simple mode and advanced mode. Teachers can annotate on student drawings by drawing over them.

MTF (ETH)

Multi True false in one stem (question). Brief: The MC question type as it exists in Moodle is not very ideal, since you can only configure questions which are not very well designed regarding best practices of MC questions. Teachers can have more than one true/false question in same stem. this saves creating new questions for each stem. especially when it comes to an essay followed by many questions.

Kprime(ETH)

A four option multiple true-false question type for moodle, as introduced by Krebs (1997). Kprime questions consist of an item stem and four corresponding statements or options.

ProFormA Programming Task

Quiz question type for automatically graded programming questions. Java questions using JUnit can be created directly in Moodle. Other questions need to be imported as ProFormA tasks (https://github.com/ProFormA/proformaxml). Plugin requires the qbehaviour_adaptiveexternalgrading plugin and ProFormA Praktomat (https://github.com/elearning-ostfalia/Proforma-Praktomat).

LIVE-SCHOOL

Live-School is a free unified communication web platform dedicated for live teaching through real time communication and teaching tools including face to face, classroom, conference, phone, fax, SMS, phone meeting, desktop streaming, movie player, whiteboard, big image zoom, file/folder sharing, all document format import supported like PDF, DOC, EXCEL, POWER POINT. Create unlimited teachers and students and manage automatically your teachers income through an automated payment system. Live-School allows you to cross connect all existing communication protocols transparently from your computer/tablet/smartphone in one click.

Ouriginal plagiarism plugin

Ouriginal (previously Urkund) is a commercial plagiarism prevention product - you must have a paid subscription to be able to use this plugin.

Cloud Poodll Question - audio and video assessments

The Cloud Poodll audio video recording question allows students to record audio or video directly into Moodle quizzes. It has no dependencies and recordings are stored in the Poodll cloud. The teacher has a choice of audio and video recorders to use. It supports time limits.

MUMIE Task

This plugin allows teachers to add exercises from the e-learning Platform MUMIE as activity modules in their Moodle courses. MUMIE Task is not meant to be used as a standalone but in combination with MUMIE Single Sign On. Together, these two plugins allow the integration of MUMIE content into your Moodle courses.

Course description label

The course description plugin is a resource which displays the course name and the course description on the course page (at the location where it is placed). It is a small but handy tool.

StudentQuiz

StudentQuiz enables students to collaboratively create their own question pools in Moodle. Students can filter these questions into quizzes, and they can rate and comment questions while working through the quizzes. StudentQuiz computes each students contribution and learning progress and compares this with the community. The created questions become part of the Moodle question bank and can be reused in other Moodle quizzes. The video "StudentQuiz in a minute" tube.switch.ch/videos/d0e37788 provides a quick introduction.

Microsoft Word File Import/Export (Book)

Import the contents of a '.docx' format file into a book, splitting it into chapters and (optionally) subchapters, based on the heading styles. The file can be from either Microsoft Word or LibreOffice. Also supports exporting books to Word format, for round-trip editing.