Moodle Groups and Groupings in Moodle 2.7

Before we start Before we delve into groups and groupings, it’s important to remember that Moodle divides what is added to Moodle into two broad categories: activities and resources. Resources consist of the passive content you add to a course – documents, files, pages, books, galleries, website links and labels. Activities are what you provide for student interaction such as forums, chats, quizzes, choice activities, assignments, SCORM packages, etc. Now that we’ve got that sorted,…

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Moodle certificates and shifting elements – do you C what I C?

Another quick nuts and bolts post so I don’t forget this – but I hope you find it helpful… I was bashing about trying to change the layout of elements on a Moodle 2.4 certificate and couldn’t for the life of me understand why changing the X and Y values didn’t really make much of a difference – nor why Moodle seemed to ignore – number values. Then, with the help of the brilliant Paul…

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Students having display issues in Moodle 2.3 in courses with collapsed topics? Check for Screen Reader

A very quick post to share an issue we just uncovered this morning. I’ve had 3 students complain that since the upgrade to Moodle 2.3, they aren’t seeing their course correctly. With one student, I spent half an hour going through her browser set up, ensuring Javascript was enabled, content settings weren’t restrictive – nothing. The course uses the Collapsed Topics course format. Then this morning in a face to face session, one student showed…

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Customising Articulate Storyline’s LMS Goodbye message

I’m on a steep learning curve with a new piece of software (Articulate Storyline) and writing tutorials about another piece of software that I’m not offay with. Not a comfortable place to be but the challenge is pushing me and being uncomfortable is okay now and again. It’s when I end up learning the most. I’ve learned that Moodle doesn’t handle SCORM comfortably – no matter what the SCORM package, whether it opens in the…

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