Moodle

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Our Moodle integration is developed for schools, which want to avoid hour-long administrative tasks. The integration automatically creates, maintains and deletes users, based on data from your student administrative system. It also creates and maintains group rooms, which teachers and students can use for teaching purposes. The rooms automatically use the language you require and can be categorized according to your needs, making them easier to find. Rooms that are no longer in use are deleted automatically.

Configuration in UMS

The integration makes it possible to upload pictures of the users to Moodle, making it easy for teachers and students to see whom they are interacting with. If these pictures are replaced in UMS, they are automatically updated in Moodle. Last, but not least, the module can integrate with the AD. This allows users to log into Moodle with the same password they use to access the school’s IT-system. The Moodle integration gives you an easy overview and ensures that the users’ data is always managed correctly, without requiring any manual updates. This frees up time for the IT-department, who can focus on other tasks instead.

If you want to make it easy for students and teachers to keep track of their timetables, you can embed our Web Timetable module in Moodle as an iframe. By doing this, users can access homework and notes that are registered on the various timetable blocks in the timetable. Please note: To embed Web Time Table, the Web Timetable and SSO modules are required. In order to see homework, the Homework module is required.

Prerequisites

Module requirements

UMS

What to have ready

Moodle

Installation

Open UMS Configurator and go to Modules > Moodle > Organization settings

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Click Add.

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Organization settings

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Description

Give your Organization setting a name.

DatabaseServer

Name of database server hosting the Moodle database.

DatabaseName

Name of Moodle database.

Database TablesPrefix

Table prefix set when installing Moodle.

UserName

UserName of the user that can access the database.

Password

Password of the user that can access the database.

URL

URL for your Moodle installation ex. http://moodle.inlogic.dk

Webservice Token

Token created in Moodle siteadministration. Guide to create access and token ( Remember: When adding functions to webservice, add all functions )

DataPath

Moodle data path ex. \\moodle.inlogic.dk\c$\Moodle\server\moodledata\filedir.

The user running moodle exe must have access to this path.

DatabaseType

Choose Database type used for Moodle. can only be one in the list below.

  • Microsoft SQL
  • MySQL
  • Oracle SQL

Moodle Site settings

From Configurator, Edit existing template > Moodle > Manage > Add or Configurator > Modules > Moodle > Site Settings > Add

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Description:

Give the Site settings a name.

Organization settings

Choose the Organization setting you want to use for this site setting.

Default country

Choose default country. This is used when creating users.

Authentication method

Login method for the users

Mail domain for new students

The address appended to their username in moodle to give them an email address

Mail domain for new employees

The address appended to their username in moodle to give them an email address

Upload student information

Check these boxes to send and update information on students

  • Address
  • Phone (Phone1)
  • Mobile Phone (Phone 2)
  • Mail

Picture library

Upload pictures of students

See Picture libraries

Upload employee information

Check these boxes to send and update information on employees

  • Address
  • Phone (Phone1)
  • Mobile Phone (Phone 2)
  • Mail

Picture library

Upload pictures of employees

See Picture libraries

Course

Moodle Course Settings.png

See LMS Settings for options not descriped below

Language

The language set on a site when is it created.

Course category

The category the is put on the site when it's created

Activity sites

See Site selection settings

Course sites

See Site selection settings

Cohort

Moodle Cohort Settings.png

See LMS Settings for options not descriped below

Activity sites

See Site selection settings

Course sites

See Site selection settings

Template Settings

You need to attach a cohort setting to a template. This will tell UMS that cohorts will be created from this template.

Moodle Template Cohort Settings.png

Description

Enter a description for this setting

Cohort category

Enter a category that will be attached to the cohorts when they are created

SQL Groups

See LMS Settings for this option

FAQ