Modules

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Joomdle Modules

This document applies to Joomdle Release 1.1.3

There are several modules included with Joomdle. Here you can see a description of each one, and instructions on how toconfigure them.


mod_joomdle_courses

Shows Moodle courses, with some options to control which courses are to be shown.

Mod joomdle courses config.png

  • Link to
    • This option controls where module links should point to. Options are:
      • Moodle Course, to link to the course page in Moodle
      • Course description, to link to the Joomdle course description page for the course
  • Guest courses only
    • Shows courses available to guests only
  • Free courses only
    • Shows free courses only
  • Sort by
    • Sort courses by: name, date, sortorder
  • Only latest courses
    • Show only this number of newer courses
  • Specific courses
    • Show only the selected courses
  • Specific categories
    • Show only the selected categories

Parameters that control which courses are shown can be mixed. For example, you can set it to show only free latest courses from a specified category.

The displayed courses will "follow" your site template for displaying modules and thus the look will change from site to site. The picture below shows a Left Position Menu on Joomdle.com.

J mod courses.png

mod_joomdle_my_courses

Shows those specific Moodle courses that the currently logged in user has enrolled in. This module will link directly to the specific Moodle course.

The displayed courses will "follow" your site template for displaying modules and thus the look will change from site to site. The picture below shows a Left Position Menu on Joomdle.com.

J mod mycourses.png

You can configure some options:

  • Group by category: group courses by category
  • Link to: Moodle course, Joomdle course view or Joomdle course details view
  • Module class sufix
  • 'No courses' text: Text to show when the user has no courses

mod_joomdle_calendar

Shows Moodle calendar in Joomla, containing all the events for the currently logged user. Links to the desired Moodle calendar page.

J mod calendar.png


Two options define module configuration:

  • Start week day: sunday or monday
  • Show global events to guests: show Moodle global events to guests users.

Calendar.png

mod_joomdle_my_grades

Shows last grades for the logged user.

J mod mygrades.png

You can configure some options:

  • Max number of grades to show
  • Show average grades for each task
  • Module class sufix

Grades.png

mod_joomdle_mentees

Shows links to the user's Moodle mentees.

J mod mentees.png

mod_joomdle_abc

Shows A-Z directory linking to courses or teachers.

Abc.png

Configuration options include:

  • Directory type to display: Courses or Teachers
  • Groups of chars to be shown

Abc config.png

mod_joomdle_my_certificates

Shows user certificates links.

There are no configuration options for this module.

mod_joomdle_coursenavigation

Shows course navigation menu. Configuration parameters let you decide wich links should be shown.

Coursenavigation.png

To use this module and the other course-related modules, we recommend this procedure:

  • Set up a new menu, with no module attached
  • Create a new menu item ther of type Joomdle->Course
  • Get the Item id of the new menu item, and enter it in Joomdle configuration, "Course view itemid"
  • Set the course modules to appear only on this itemid

mod_joomdle_coursemates

Shows course students.

Coursematesmod.png

Configuration parameters are:

  • Show this number of students at max
  • Use tooltips

mod_joomdle_randomquestion

Shows random quiz questions

Quiz.png

Configuration parameters are:

  • Question category to pick questions from
  • Number of questions to show in quiz

NOTE: This module is only available for J1.6+ and Moodle 2.2+.


mod_joomdle_categories

Shows course categories, linking to the course category view.

mod_joomdle_teachers

Shows teacher list, linking to the joomdle teacher view.


mod_joomdle_my_badges

Shows badges for currently logged user.

You can define the max number of items to show.