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Plugin Matrix

What is the plugin matrix?

Moodlerooms Plugin Matrix is an analytic tool that identifies and describes and plugins available to you. We've arranged the plugins into the following developer groups.

  • Moodle™ Core Plugins: Plugins that are maintained by Moodle HQ as part of the Moodle core code.
  • Blackboard Maintained Plugins: Plugins that are maintained by Blackboard.
  • Community Plugins: Plugins that are maintained by Moodle community members individually or as part of an organization.
  • Vendor Plugins: Plugins that are maintained by Vendors to support clients who want their product to work with Moodle.

You may have legacy features or customizations that may or may not be listed in this matrix. Please note these will not be removed from your current site, but legacy features are not available in new sites.

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Moodle Core plugins

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Moodle Core Plugins
Plugin Description Support Level Status
Activity block Use the Activity block to navigate between different activities available in a course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Admin Bookmarks Administrators can use this block to save most visited areas of the administration block. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Administration block Authorized users can use this block for easy access to site settings. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Alfresco® Repository Connect the file browser to a self-hosted Alfresco repository. Moodle Core Must submit a support ticket to turn it on
Assignment Teachers can collect student work to review and give helpful feedback. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Atto® Atto is the default JavaScript text editor in Moodle 2.7 and higher. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Blog Menu The Blog menu has links to add new entries, view entries, preferences, and adding tags. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Blog Tags A blog tag is a term added to an entry that describes it. This keyword-based description makes the blog entry easier to find later. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Book Build complete book-like web sites inside of a course. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Turn it on in Moodle's plugin manager

Calendar Month Display site, course, user, and group events. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Calendar Upcoming Display a list of upcoming events for a specified period of time. The default is 21 days. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

CAS Authenticate against a CAS server. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Chat Have real-time synchronous discussions with participants. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Choice Ask a question that gets the learner to make a choice. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Comments Add and view comments to any page. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Community Finder Search community hubs, such as Moodle.net, for courses to download and enroll in. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Competency Based Framework Moodle’s support for standards and competencies. Allows admins to create and import standards and competencies and assign them to courses and activities. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Conditional Activities Restrict access to activities by date, grade, and completing another activity.; Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Course Completion Status View student progress towards completing the course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Course List Links to courses the user is enrolled in. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Course/Site Summary View the course or site description. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Database Collaboratively build, display and search a bank of record entries. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Drag and drop markers This question type allows students to drop markers onto an area on a background image. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Drag and drop onto images Teachers can create questions that allow students to drag and drop images or text on to defined drop zones on a background image. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Drag and drop into text This question type allows students to drag text into boxes in the question as answers to fill in the blanks. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Email-Based Self Registration Authentication method that allows users to create their own accounts with an associated e-mail address. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Embedded files repository Re-use files embedded in a text area. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

External Tool Link students from the course to services that are hosted on an external site. Publishers and online tool developers can create standardized, hosted, services without having to write specific plugins for systems like Moodle, or Blackboard, Sakai, or Desire2Learn. LTI is an up-graded version of the Basic LTI activity and supports the LTI 1.1 standard. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Feedback Create and conduct surveys to collect feedback from participants. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Flat File Enrollment method that allows a user to upload course enrollments using .CSV file. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Folder Group related files together in one spot. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Forum Exchange ideas by posting comments as part of a discussion thread. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Glossary Create and maintain a list of definitions, like a dictionary. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Glossary Random Display random entries from a glossary. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

HTML Add text or images to a site or course page with HTML. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

IMAP IMAP based authentication. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

IMS Content Package A content package displayed as part of a course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Label A way to add text to the content area of your course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

LDAP Authentication method using LDAP. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Learning Paths Association of multiple Competencies to a student as requiring that they be completed and in a specific path or order. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Lesson A series of interactive pages that require user interaction before advancing. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Login Login with credentials from the front page of the site, rather than from a separate login page. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Manual enroll Enrollment method that allows teachers and administrators to manually enroll users in a course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Mentees Provides a user’s mentor with quick access to user’s profile page. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Messages Displays a list of new messages received, with a link to the messages window. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Microsoft® OneDrive® Repository The Microsoft OneDrive repository (formerly known as Skydrive) allows users with free Microsoft OneDrive accounts to access their Microsoft OneDrive documents within Moodle. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

MNet® A network feature that allows a site administrator to establish a link with another Moodle-based site and share resources with the users of that site. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

News Items An updated list of the latest news items. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

No Login Authentication type that disables a user’s ability to login without removing the account from the system. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Online Users Shows a list of users who are currently logged into a course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Page HTML page resource to display HTML, images and video in a page. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Participants A list of the instructors and users who make up a course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Paypal® Enrolment plugin that works with Paypal. Students can purchase access to a course.

This plugin requires a PayPal account for use, and may involve fees from PayPal.

Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

POP3 Authentication with a POP email server. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Profile View and edit your personal profile. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Quiz Design and implement quizzes. Use a large variety of question types. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Quiz Results Displays the highest and/or lowest grades achieved on a quiz in a course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Radius Authentication Authentication plugin that allows a client to authenticate users against a RADIUS server. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Recent Activity View recent course activity since last accessing the course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Recent Blog Entries Shows recent blog entries in a course. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Resource/File Store and share files within a course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

RSS Client Web feed formats used to publish and keep users informed of frequently updated work. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Rubric advanced grading Associate a points-based rubric with a grade or scale. The rubrics work with Assignments and Advanced forums. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

SCORM® Sharable Content Object Reference Model is a collection of specifications that enable interoperability, accessibility and reusability of Web-based learning content. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Search Search all activity modules. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Search Forums Search course forums for a particular word or phrase. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Section Links Navigate to a particular topic/week section. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Self Completion Provide a link for students to click when they have completed the course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Single Activity Course Format A course based on a single activity such as SCORM or LTI. Replaced the SCORM course format in Moodlerooms 2.6. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Site Main Menu Site administrators can add resources and activities to the main page of the site. Moodle Core Turned on in system
Social Activities Links to different activities available in a course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Social Course Format Course format focused on displaying activities in a social way. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Survey Provide standard, verified survey instruments that have proven useful in evaluating what users are doing and thinking in their courses. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Tags Describe interests in a way that is easy for people with similar interests to find them. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Tags Flickr® Display flickr photos with the same tag words that are related to the tags on a page. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Tags Youtube™ Display YouTube videos with the same tag words that are related to the tags on a page. Moodle Core Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Topics Group activities and resources together by category, topic, or unit. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

Upload Courses Allows an administrator to upload a CSV file to create, update, delete and import content into a course. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

URL Link to a URL from the course page. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it

User Private Files View and manage personal files in the private file area. Moodle Core Users can see it
User Tours The User tours plugin allows administrators to create user tours of Moodle, which are visual and positional step by step guides.

User tours information and download (may be available in English only)

Moodle Core Turned on in the system
Weeks Group activities and resources together by week. Moodle Core Users can see it
Wiki A Web page that everyone in a course can create together without needing to know HTML. Moodle Core Users can see it
Workshop A peer assessment activity with many options. Moodle Core Turned on in system

Users can see it


Blackboard maintained plugins

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Blackboard maintained plugins
Plugin Description Support Level Status Cost Open-source
Advanced Forums The advanced forum has a more simplified view of forums. This saves users time in viewing and responding to posts. It also makes it easier to find the posts that are most relevant to the class.

Teachers can create anonymous interactions with students while still being able to grade. Teachers can also use advanced grading methods, such as adding rubrics.

Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee Yes
Bb Partner Cloud Access state-of-the-art, high quality educational content from the following vendors.

The Partner Cloud Building Block offers a single registration and activation process for content partner integration. With this plugin, system administrators have access to the full content inventory available through the Partner Cloud and can efficiently control and manage what commercial content is visible in their Moodlerooms site.

Full Turned on in North America only

Users can see it

Included in platform fee

Fees may be required for additional commercial content

No
Bb Open Content Blackboard Open Content (formerly xpLor) houses shareable, reusable content to be accessible to courses within several Learning Management System (LMS) platforms. Instructors and other content providers can create or upload content that can then be shared with other users and institutions as determined by specific parameters and sharing filters. Content can be searched according to grade level, subject matter, standards and other criteria. Full Turned off in the system

Users can't see it

Included in platform fee No
CampusVue™ Integration with the CampusVue student information system. Transfer users, courses, and enrollments. Track online attendance and duplication of grades. Move between CampusVue and Moodlerooms with logging in only once. Channel Partner Support Must submit a support ticket to turn it on Included in platform fee Hosted component
Checklist advanced grading View a list of criteria and the associated grades. Assign points to a set of criteria for grading in any activity that uses advanced grading. Full Turned on in system Included in platform fee Yes
Class List A quick view of all of the course members. Full Must submit a support ticket to turn it on Included in platform fee No
Collaborate with the Ultra experience Blackboard Collaborate is a real-time video conferencing tool that lets you add files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact. Collaborate with the Ultra experience opens right in your browser, so you don't have to install any software to join a session. Full Must submit a support ticket to turn it on Included in platform fee

Collaborate with the Ultra experience license required

Yes
Collect Gather data within a course based on the collectors and data points the site administrator has set to be collected. These data points are then displayed within Joule reports. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
Conduit™ Load critical information from an existing SIS, ERP, assessment or other learning database into Moodlerooms. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
Course Converters Uploads course archive files (from other LMS’s) to a staging area, converts them into Moodle archives and then restores them to the site. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
Coursename Filter Give Moodlers insight into future classes and a place to access their courses. Create a custom course program overview using the shortname and course summary. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
Courses Available To You Display a list of courses that a user is eligible to enroll in. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
Express Customize the appearance of your site, course categories and courses. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
Flexpage Give course designers complete control over how they want their courses to appear, with features like child pages and tabbed navigation menus. Full Must request Flexpage Flexpage purchase required Yes
Folder View Display activities and resources within a folder that is expandable or collapsible. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee Yes
Genius SIS Integration Combines Moodlerooms with Genius SIS to give institutions a more complete view of their students. Full Must submit a support ticket to turn it on Included in platform fee

Genius required

No
Google™ Apps Integration Access Google Apps services through SSO from within the LMS (Google Docs, Google Calendar, and Gmail). Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on Included in platform fee

Google Apps required

No
Grade Submission Extract teacher submitted grades from Moodlerooms. Full Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Included in platform fee No
Joule Gradebook A simple easy to use gradebook that focuses the user on viewing and editing grades. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
Joule Grader Joule Grader is an alternate grading option. View, grade, and navigate through submitted assignments in a simplified, adjustable, two-pane view. Currently, Joule Grader only supports assignments and advanced forums. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee Yes
Joule Reports View a greater range of user, activity and course data. View engagement trends and distributions. Data aggregates at the site, category and course level. Enable the Collect block in any course to collect the data. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
Mahara™ Integration Mahara is an open source e-portfolio system with a flexible display framework.

Updated to work with Moodle Assignment submissions and feedback. Now includes support for page and collection submission.

Full Must submit a support ticket to turn it on Included in platform fee Yes
mPower Toolbox Access nightly database backups. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
My Courses One-click access to courses in which the logged in user is enrolled. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
Offsite Automatic Backups Ship Moodle course backup files to data storage outside of the Moodlerooms data centers. Currently only works with Amazon S3. Amazon S3 account required. Full Turned off in system Included in platform fee

Amazon S3 account required

No

Hosted component

Personalized Learning Designer (PLD) Create automated workflows in a course to tailor learning progression to individual students. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
Profile Redirect Send specific learners to a specified course after logging in, skipping the front page. Full Must submit a support ticket to turn it on Included in platform fee Yes
Screen Steps Filter Display Screen Steps within any HTML area in Moodle. Full Turned off in system

Users can't see it

Included in platform fee Yes
Snap Snap is a theme for Moodle designed to increase learning engagement and make Moodle easier to use. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee Yes
Streams and Alerts The Activity stream is a live stream of course activity and an easy way to keep track of important course activities. Alerts are triggered by various course events, but are most likely important enough that you want to know about them without having to navigate to the My home/My Moodle page to view the stream. Full Turned on in system

Users can see it

Included in platform fee No
Bb Collaborate Web Conferencing Provide Web conferencing and tools for collaborative, synchronous learning. Schedule and link course activities to Blackboard Collaborate sessions.

Formerly Elluminate

Full Must submit a support ticket to enable Included in platform fee

Collaborate with the Original experience license required

Yes
Bb Instant Messenger Create a learning network to support office hours, school services, meetings and desktop video conferencingall initiated through presence and instant messaging.

Formerly Wimba Pronto

Full Must submit a support ticket to enable Included in platform fee Yes

Community plugins

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Community Plugins
Plugin Description Support Level Status Cost
Adaptive Quiz Create tests that efficiently measure the takers’ abilities. Adaptive tests are comprised of questions selected from the question bank that are tagged with a score for the difficulty. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
All-or-Nothing Multiple Choice The all-or-nothing multiple choice question is a version of the core multi-answer multiple choice question with modified grading. In an all-or-nothing multiple choice question, a respondent can choose one or more answers. If the chosen answers correspond exactly to the correct choices defined in the question, the respondent gets 100%. If he/she chooses any incorrect choices or does not select all of the correct choices, the grade is 0%.

All-or-nothing multiple choice information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Enabled by default for all sites No
Attendance Teachers can keep track of who is attending their course. Students can view their attendance records with this block while teachers take attendance, report on attendance, or change attendance settings. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Atto Chemistry Editor Edit chemistry equations in Moodle 2.7, or later, using the mhchem extension to the MathJax or TeX filter. Useful for full and ionic equations, isotopes, equilibrium reactions, thermochemistry and reaction kinetics. Includes a periodic table of element symbols.

Atto Chemistry editor information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Enabled by default for all sites No
Atto File Drag & Drop This plugin for Moodle's Atto WYSIWYG editor lets you drag any file into Atto so you can upload them into Moodle and add a link to the file within the Atto content.

If you are using Moodle's media filters, any supported multimedia files display inline using the filter once published.

Atto File Drag & Drop information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Enabled by default for all sites No
Atto Word count Simple word count plugin for Atto.

Atto World count information (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Enabled by default for all sites No
BTEC Advanced grading An advanced grading method where a teacher enters a comment per pre-defined criteria and indicates if the student has met the criteria or not. There is no concept of percentages, numbers or letters. Criteria are either met or not met. This method of marking is widely used in the UK. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Canvas question format Import questions exported from the Canvas LMS as an XML file into Moodle.

Canvas question format information (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Enabled by default for all sites No
Census Report Block The Census Report block for Moodle 2 is used by an institution that needs to generate a report of student enrollment and completion status.

Census Report Block information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Certificate Create PDF certificates/diplomas for students upon completion of a course or specified activity, with the ability to use both custom and default pictures in the certificates. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Checklist Activity Module Teachers can create a checklist / to do list / task list for their students to work through. The teacher can monitor all the students' progress, as they tick off each of the items in the list. Items can be indented and marked as optional. Students are presented with a simple bar showing how far they have progressed through the required/optional items and can add their own, private, items to the list.

Checklist activity module information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Checklist Block This is a block which works with the checklist module and displays progress bars for a single checklist.

Checklist block information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Choice Group Allow students to enroll themselves into a group within a course. The teacher can select which groups students can choose from and the maximum number of students allowed in each group. Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on Support & maintenance fee
Collapsed topics Course format The format is similar to the standard Topics course format except that all topics (except '0') can be 'toggled' on and off. This reduces clutter in courses that have a large number of topics, lots of content in the topics or a combination of the two. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Completion progress block The Completion Progress block is a time-management tool for students.

Completion progress block information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Drag-and-Drop Matching Question type that requires users to drag labels to a match. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Grade Me Block This plugin shows a teacher all of the assignments and manual quiz questions (essays and file responses) that have been submitted, but not graded. The block is configured to work with groups that is, teachers will only see the assignments submitted by students if they are both members of the same group. Not recommended for use with the Snap theme. Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on Support & maintenance fee
Grid Course Format A modular and visual course format. Hides all topics and creates a grid of icons (one for each topic) with short titles. Selecting an icon brings up the content from the corresponding topic.

Grid course format information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Google OAuth2 This plugin adds the "Sign-in with Google / Facebook® / Github® / Linkedin® / Windows Live® / VK / Battle.net®" buttons on the login page. The first time a user logs in, a new Moodle account is created. Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on Support & maintenance fee
Hotpot This plugin allows teachers to administer Hot Potatoes and TexToys quizzes via Moodle. These quizzes are created on the teacher's computer and then uploaded to the Moodle course. After students have attempted the quizzes, a number of reports are available which show how individual questions were answered and some statistical trends in the scores. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Import competency framework from CSV This admin tool allows import/export of competency frameworks using a comma separated value file (CSV). This is useful to move competency frameworks between Moodle sites - or to import new competency frameworks - by first mapping all the fields to match the CSV format used by this plugin.

Import competency framework from CSV information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Import competency framework from RDF This is an importer for XML/RDF formatted curriculum files from the achievement standards network.

Import competency framework from RDF information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Interactive Content - H5P Create and add rich content inside your LMS for free.

Interactive Content - H5P information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Journal This plugin allows a teacher to ask students to reflect on a particular topic. The students can edit and refine their answer over time. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Level Up! Block Engage your students! Gamify your students' learning experience by allowing them to level up in their courses.

Level Up! information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Lightbox Gallery Apply various effects to image galleries created within a course. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
LTI Provider This is a local plugin for making Moodle a LTI provider tool. It can be used to provide access to full courses or activities from remote systems (other Moodle installations, Sakai, any LMS LTI-consumer-compliant). Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on Support & maintenance fee
Luminis® Message Broker (LMB) This enrollment plugin can digest XML from the Luminis Message Broker, allowing real-time Banner to Moodle integration, as well as full XML extractions from Banner. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Mindmap Create and save simple mindmaps from within Moodle.

Mindmap information (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Moodle Mobile Local plugin for adding new features to the current Moodle Mobile app. This add-on provides new features and web services which are currently only available in the latest Moodle versions. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Music Interval question type This question type deals with music intervals. The respondent is given a note and is prompted to enter a second note at a given interval. Answers are entered in a graphical user interface. Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on Support & maintenance fee
Music Key Signature question type This question type deals with key signatures and may be useful for music theory instruction. The respondent is given a tonality and is prompted to enter the corresponding key signature. A question bank is included, including all major and minor keys in treble and bass clefs. Answers are entered in a graphical user interface. Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on Support & maintenance fee
Music Scale question type This question type deals with musical scales and may be useful for music theory instruction. The respondent is given a key and tonic, and is prompted to enter a scale. A question bank is included, including all major and minor scales, with and without a key signature. Answers are entered in a graphical user interface. Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on Support & maintenance fee
NLN Learning Object Allows a teacher to find and add NLN Learning Objects to their Moodle courses with a minimum of effort. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Offline attempts access rule This plugin adds a new access rule to allow the quiz to be downloaded for offline usage in the Moodle Mobile app. It requires the "Moodle Mobile additional features" (local_mobile) plugin installed.

Offline attempts access rule information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Turned on in system

Users can see it

No
OneTopic The OneTopic course format displays each topic in a tab, keeping the current tab between calls to resources. Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on Support & maintenance fee
OU Blog This is an alternative blog that you can install into standard Moodle. It does not replace the standard blog -- it operates alongside it. There are two modes of use:
  1. As a course activity.
  2. As a replacement for standard Moodle personal blogs.
Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on Support & maintenance fee
OU Edit Dates Report This plugin allows teachers to edit all dates for all activities in a course in a single page as part of the Moodle reports. Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on Support & maintenance fee
OU Wiki Alternative wiki. Simple wiki designed for teaching and learning. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Progress Bar A time management tool for you and your students.

You don't need this plugin if you are using the Snap theme. Progress is tracked in the course table of contents when using Snap.

Progress Bar information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Questionnaire Complete online feedback style forms and create questionnaires using a variety of user input methods. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Quickmail A mail composition text area that allows instructors to select a specific subset of students to send a message to. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Quizventure Quizventure is an activity module that loads quiz questions from the course it's added to. The possible answers come down as space ships and you have to shoot the correct one.

Quizventure information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
SAML Authentication Supports authentication with a SAML 2.0 Identity Provider (IdP). This plugin can also be used to support integrations with Shibboleth and ADFS Identity Providers. Community Plugin Hosted component

Requires a one time configuration fee

Identity Provider license required
SAML2 Single sign on This plugin does authentication, user auto creation with field mapping.

SAML2 Single sign on information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Scheduler An appointment scheduler for planning face-to-face meetings between teachers and students. Teachers can set up time slots, and students can choose one of these on Moodle. Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on Support & maintenance fee
Select missing words (gapselect) This question type allows students to complete a paragraph of text by selecting the missing words using drop-down menus. You can make questions like this using the Cloze question type, but this question type is easier for teachers to get up, and presents the feedback in a more accessible way. Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
Tin Can Launch Link This plugin lets you launch xAPI activities from a Moodle course and then track them with any LRS. You don't need to upload the activities to Moodle - just host them anywhere on the internet.

Tin Can Launch Link information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No
WIRIS math & science Better math and science tools to improve your Moodle site. WIRIS EDITOR is an advanced math and chemistry editor including a classic input method based on icons and tabs, LaTeX support available but also Handwriting recognition of math expressions. WIRIS QUIZZES is a bunch on new question types for Moodle for STEM users. Automated computer based grading of open math questions and truly randomized math questions. Include random parameters or graphics in your scientific questions.

WIRIS math & science information (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to turn it on

Must submit a support ticket to turn it on

Support & maintenance fee
xAPI Logstore The plugin simply “emits events from the Moodle Logstore as xAPI or TinCan statements”. For those that don’t know, the Moodle Logstore is a log of activities in Moodle. When you view a course, complete a quiz, or grade a student a log of that activity is recorded in the Logstore. The plugin uses these logs to produce xAPI/TinCan statements and then sends (emits) them to an LRS (Learning Record Store) that you can configure.

xAPI Logstore information and download (may be available in English only)

Community Plugin Must submit a support ticket to turn it on No

Vendor plugins

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Vendor Plugins
Plugin Description Support Level Status Cost
Adobe® Connect Pro Allows self-hosted Adobe Connect Pro users to integrate synchronous sessions with Moodlerooms. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Aviso Coaching The Aviso Moodle Plugin permits the Aviso Retention Software to integrate online course data from Moodle into Aviso for early alerting, predictive analytics, and other functionality. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Big Blue Button™ Use Big Blue Button to integrate Big Blue Button with Moodlerooms. This includes the recording plugin as well. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Biometric Signature-ID™ BioSig-ID is a patented software only biometric signature gesture technology for identity verification. The BioSig-ID plugin ensures that the access to specific Moodle activities is conditional based on student identity proofing. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Campus Labs® The Campus Labs-Moodlerooms connection enables single-sign on for instructors to integrate assignments created in Moodle with the Campus Labs rubric tools for assessment and evaluation purposes. Campus Labs provides a platform of tools that enables institutions to unify information to provide valuable insights and better decision making. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Campus Pack Connector This is a series of integrations with the Learning Objects product, allowing instructors to create Campus Pack blogs, podcasts, private journals and wikis. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
CAMs to Moodle The CAMs to Moodle plugin adds web services that allow for data exchange with the Three Rivers CAMs product. Vendor Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
ClickView ClickView offers thousands of educational videos designed to support the curriculum and engage students.

ClickView website

Vendor Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Course Merchant Course Merchant is a fully-featured e-commerce application that seamlessly integrates with Moodle to provide automated student enrollment upon successful online payment and/or registration. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
EQUELLA™ A digital repository that allows instructors to search for learning objects available to them with rating, tagging and federated search functionalities. They can also classify and search for learning objects by standards, ensuring alignment to outcomes and assessments. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
EvaluationKIT® EvaluationKIT seamlessly integrates Moodle with an external instructor and course evaluation tool. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
ExLibris campusM Allows the campusM app to act as a front end to Moodle and converts Moodle messages into campusM push Alerts. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
eXplorance® BPI Blue® is a robust, centralized feedback collection tool that provides course evaluations, surveys, 360 reviews, and much more. Blue blocks provide access to flexible tailored reports, dynamic dashboards, forms, task lists, and management interfaces that improve the stickiness of the Moodle LMS. With deep integration with existing data sources, Blue enhances any institution's IT infrastructure. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
HMH Portfolio HMH Portfolio provides institutions with one solution that easily aligns data to any outcome, standard or objective, while also providing a rich student-centered experience. With the HMH Portfolio integration, users can store, access and leverage data anytime, anywhere to create portfolios for multiple processes, including continuous improvement, assessment, accreditation, credentials and employment. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
i>clicker® The i>clicker plugin enables students to register their i>clicker remotes with Moodle and allows instructors to seamlessly download their course rosters and upload student results. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
ILP Integration (Ellucian®) Combines Moodlerooms with Ellucian’s Colleague ERP system to give institutions a more complete view of their students. Channel Partner Support Hosted component paid add-on Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Internships.com® The Internships.com block enables students to search, view and apply for internships directly within Moodle. This plugin is primarily appropriate for Higher Ed but is available for use at no charge for all clients. Vendor Plugin Hidden, disabled Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Kaltura® Enables the use of video and rich-media in education. Also see Kaltura/Webcam. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Kaltura/ Webcam Enables the use of video and rich-media in education. Supports uploading video from Moodlerooms to Kaltura, video presentations, video resources and webcam recording in the HTML editor. Allows a student and teacher to create a visual conversation in grading and forums. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Kortext Bookshelf Provides clients with access to the Kortext digital textbook platform from within Moodlerooms. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Macmillan The Macmillan Higher Education Integration provides seamless access to Macmillan Portal and Class content within the Joule platform. Key functionality includes single sign-on between the two systems, deep linking capability to all Macmillan content at the chapter and asset level, and automated gradebook refresh. Macmillan’s high-quality content and course resources together with Joule tools increase student engagement through asynchronous interaction and communication. And, with all course resources and grades in one place, instructors and students can enjoy an integrated online teaching and learning experience. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
McGraw-Hill® AAIRS McGraw-Hill Campus® is a groundbreaking service that puts world-class digital learning resources just a click away for all your faculty and students. All your faculty – whether or not they use a McGraw-Hill title – can instantly browse, search and access the entire library of McGraw-Hill instructional resources and services including eBooks, test banks, PowerPoint slides, animations and learning objects from any Learning Management System (LMS), at no additional cost to your institution. The plugin integrates both the MH Campus and Tegrity platforms into Moodlerooms and includes the ability to sync student scores from McGraw-Hill digital platforms (e.g. Connect, ALEKS, SimNet) to the Moodlerooms grade center.

Formerly Tegrity

Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
MediaCore® This plugin gives you access to your MediaCore account from within Moodle. Using MediaCore (a cloud-based video education platform) you can browse, search, and add your videos directly to Moodle pages and courses. You can also upload videos directly to your Moodle course without needing to leave Moodle. The plugin also works with MediaCore’s iOS Capture App, which means you, can bring mobile video capture into the Moodle learning experience. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Moodletxt ConnectTxt integration with Moodle that allows teachers and administrators to send SMS/text messages to their students directly from Moodle. The plugin supports both inbound and outbound messaging, text message status updates, user-personalized messages, message templates and signatures, personal address books, is full compatibility with user time zones, and can support event-based SMS/text messaging with the moodletxt+ message processor. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
oEmbed Filter Part of the Office 365™ plugins developed by Microsoft, which can be used by any client. This filter will swap hyperlinks pointing towards supported websites with an embedded version using code retrieved from the site using the oEmbed protocol. An option for "Lazy" loading of some sites is also available. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Office 365 A set of plugins that create an integration with Office 365 for business and education. The plugins provide Office 365 clients with the ability to:
  • Single sign on to Office 365 from Moodlerooms using Open ID connect
  • Synchronize user’s Moodlerooms calendar with Outlook
  • Add OneDrive® files to Moodlerooms anywhere the file repository can be used
  • Submit assignments using OneNote® files
  • Provide feedback for assignments using OneNote files

Office 365 configuration information

Vendor Plugin Hosted component paid add-on Additional vendor fee or license may be required
OneLogin OneLogin's plugin offers single sign-on (SSO) functionality between Moodle and onelogin.com. Users sign-in once to their Moodle account where they can launch any configured web application by simply clicking the app icon in the plugin. They no longer have to remember and manage multiple URLs, usernames, and passwords, increasing productivity and security. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Panopto® CourseCast module allows Moodle users to publish CourseCast Presentations. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Panopto Editor Buttons for TinyMCE & Atto Panopto Button plugin for Atto rich text editor in Moodle, enabling the posting of embedded Panopto video. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Pearson Custom Pearson provides Moodle integration, giving institutions, instructors, and students easy access to custom designed learning tools. Using the Pearson Custom block, our integration delivers streamlined access to customizable content, personalized study paths, responsive learning tools, and real-time evaluation and diagnostics in the Moodle environment. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Pearson MyLab and Mastering Pearson provides Moodle integration, giving institutions, instructors, and students easy access to MyLab and Mastering. Using Pearson’s MyLab and Mastering Block, our integration delivers streamlined access to customizable content, personalized study paths, responsive learning tools, and real-time evaluation and diagnostics in the Moodle environment. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Readspeaker® Learners can have course content read and highlighted simultaneously with high quality text to speech. Users can customize the reading experience by controlling the reading speed and how the text is highlighted. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Respondus® 4.0 Web Services Enables integration with a Respondus server. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Respondus Lockdown Browser® Integration with Respondus Lockdown Browser to allow quizzes to be taken securely. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Respondus StudyMate® Class StudyMate Class helps students "master the basics" of course material through learning activities, self-assessments, and games. A dozen activities -- such as flash cards, crosswords and quizzes -- engage students with course content in an individualized way. StudyMate activities are displayed in a format appropriate for the computer, smartphone or tablet being used. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Scantron Class Climate® Class Climate makes it easy and cost-effective to deliver evaluations of courses, study programs, events, and departments without laborious data collection and reporting. Educational organizations gain measurable feedback regarding attendee interest levels and instructor performance. Moodle users can connect our integration block to display links to online course evaluation surveys for students’ enrolled courses directly inside Moodle. Moodle clients experience the benefit of a robust, market-leading course evaluation system, while providing an easy, integrated experience for student access to surveys – a key tactic to supporting program goals for higher course evaluation response rates. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Skills 4 Study Skills 4 Study is an integration with Moodle that allowing students to access Skills 4 Study without logging in a second time. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
SmartEvals SmartEvals seamlessly integrates Moodle with an external instructor and course evaluation tool. Vendor Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Soomo The Soomo plugin integrates your Moodle LMS with Soomo's webtext platform, enriching the out-of-the box LTI single sign-on (SSO) experience with real-time grade synchronization. Flexible grading profiles allow instructors to seamlessly allot varied levels of credit for different assignment types in the courseware. Students can use the web as well as mobile apps for iOS and Android™ to complete coursework, with customizable reporting flowing into the Moodle gradebook. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
SP Resources This is available in a LTI integration and not through a hosted Moodle plugin. Vendor Plugin Plugin replaced by LTI Integration Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Starfish rENSSO™ Allows for integration with a Starfish Retention Solutions server. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Talis Aspire The block will display available reading lists in Talis Aspire for the course. The block provides the following benefits: an easy integration of Talis Aspire reading lists into your Moodle installation, reading lists become more visible to your students, and it increases the usage of reading lists in Talis Aspire. Vendor Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Taylor & Francis Taylor & Francis Group - including the imprints of Taylor & Francis, Routledge, Garland Science, Psychology Press, Focal Press and CRC Press - is a leading academic publisher in the humanities, social sciences, behavioral science, built environment, life science and technical fields. This integration will provide direct access to Routledge textbook companion and library reference websites within Joule. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Turning Technologies® Turning Technologies Moodle PlugIn is for institutions that want to use Moodle with the in-class student response system TurningPoint®. Combined with Moodle this plugin provides institutions a straightforward way to manage any Turning Technologies student response system adoption with ease. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Turnitin® Moodle Direct (V2) A standalone activity that represents the full suite of Turnitin's features within the standard Moodle workflow. This is the preferred method of integration with Turnitin. Turnitin Moodle Direct V2 installs separately within Moodle so that it can be used in parallel with the current plugin. If you already use Turnitin Moodle Direct V1, you will not automatically be upgraded to Turnitin Moodle Direct V2; you must request it. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Turnitin Moodle Direct (V1) A standalone activity that represents the full suite of Turnitin's features within the standard Moodle workflow. This is the preferred method of integration with Turnitin. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Turnitin Plagiarism Integration between Moodle 2's plagiarism plugin type and iParadigms® grading and plagiarism scan products. This is different than the Turnitin Moodle Basic plugin. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Tutor.com A retention and support partner for colleges and universities, Tutor.com helps students connect to a tutor online in more than 25 academic subjects for one-to-one learning sessions. Tutor.com is available 24/7 to help students study for exams, proof papers or explain a challenging concept. Vendor Plugin Plugin replaced by Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) integration Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Urkund Plagiarism Plugin A commercial plagiarism prevention product owned by PrioInfo AB - you must have a paid subscription to be able to use this plugin. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
VeriCite® VeriCite is a cloud-based service that identifies plagiarism by comparing submitted work against an ever-increasing database of sources. VeriCite is a commercial service and requires a valid subscription. 30-day trials are available at www.vericite.com. VeriCite is continuously monitored and status updates are available at status.vericite.com. News and system updates are available at updates.vericite.com. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Webex™ This module allows you to schedule, host, and attend WebEx meetings from within Moodle. You can manage and view recordings for the meetings from with Moodle as well. Vendor Plugin Requires Support & Maintenance Agreement to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
Webswami Personal Filter A filter to display data about a logged in user anywhere in an HTML area in the system. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required
WizIQ Provides synchronous tools that integrate with course activities. Vendor Plugin Must submit a support ticket to enable Additional vendor fee or license may be required

What do the support levels mean?

Below is the explanation for each support level.

Support Levels
Support Type Code Quality and Availability Technical Support Documentation Training
Full support
  • Moodlerooms installs, hosts and runs the component’s Moodle and server code.
  • The plugin is enabled for all Moodlerooms clients by default or can be requested at no fee.
  • Moodlerooms quality assures plugin/integration, ensuring it is bug free.
  • Moodlerooms fixes all issues found with the plugin/integration.
  • Moodlerooms assumes responsibility for upgrading the plugin/integration software, as necessary, each Moodlerooms release.
  • Moodlerooms guarantees backwards compatibility of upgrades.
  • Moodlerooms’ staff is knowledgeable on the use of the plugin/feature/ integration.
  • Moodlerooms assists clients as part of their support contract with the use of the feature and resolves issues.
  • Moodlerooms writes and maintains documentation on plugin/integration.
  • Moodlerooms offers training on the majority of the features, plugins, and integrations (may involve a fee).
Moodle core plugin support
  • Moodlerooms installs, hosts and runs the component’s server code.
  • The plugin is enabled for all Moodlerooms clients by default or can be requested at no charge.
  • Moodlerooms relies on Moodle.org and the Moodle community for quality assurance and bug fixes of plugin.
  • Moodlerooms assumes responsibility for upgrading the plugin/integration software, as necessary, each Moodlerooms release.
  • Moodlerooms’ staff is knowledgeable on the use of the plugin/feature/ integration.
  • Moodlerooms assists clients as part of their support contract with the use of the feature and resolves non-bug related issues. Bug related issues will be escalated to Moodle.org.
  • Moodlerooms refers clients to documentation on the plugin at the Moodle website as available.
  • Moodlerooms offers training on the majority of features, plugins, and integrations (may involve a fee).
Hosted components support and channel partner support
  • Moodlerooms installs, hosts and runs the component’s Moodle and, in some cases, server code (check with salesperson).
  • The plugin can be enabled for all Moodlerooms clients but may involve a fee.
  • Moodlerooms quality assures plugin/integration, ensuring it is bug free.
  • Moodlerooms fixes all issues found with the plugin/integration.
  • Moodlerooms assumes responsibility for upgrading the plugin/integration software, as necessary, each Moodlerooms release.
  • Moodlerooms guarantees backward compatibility of upgrades.
  • Moodlerooms’ staff is knowledgeable on the use of the plugin/feature/ integration.
  • Moodlerooms assists clients as part of their support contract with the use of the feature and resolves issues.
  • Moodlerooms writes and maintains documentation on the Moodle plugin/ integration but not on the server code.
  • Moodlerooms offers training on some of the features, plugins, and integrations (may involve a fee).
Community and vendor plugin support
  • Moodlerooms hosts the Moodle code for the plugin but not server code (if applicable).
  • Moodlerooms has code reviewed the plugin to ensure that it does not pose a risk to our SLA, but the plugin has not undergone quality assurance.
  • The plugin can be enabled on a client site via a support ticket request, at no additional charge.
  • The plugin/integration is updated only upon client request and handled through a Statement of Work.
  • Moodlerooms refers clients to the code maintainer for technical support and bug resolution.
  • Moodlerooms reports issues found with the plugin to the maintainer but does not provide issue resolution.
  • Moodlerooms refers clients to the maintainer’s documentation on the plugin/integration, as available.
  • Moodlerooms does not offer training on the plugin/integration.