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Supercharge your Moodle course with quick links using Course Extra UI plugin


Moodle is a powerful learning management system with plethora of customization options. The vast collection of free Moodle plugins allows Moodle LMS to meet the learning requirements for all industries & all learner ages. In this post we will see how you can supercharge your Moodle course with Course Extra UI Moodle plugin.

The Course Extra UI Moodle plugin is a pretty helpful plugin as it allows the teachers to set up additional elements/links at the top of the course view page. The teachers can easily setup links for frequently accessed links within the course through a variety of supported elements.

The Course Extra UI Moodle plugin supports the following elements:

  • Course search: allowing users to quickly find the course activities/resources using the activity name
  • Course progress: displaying the course progress in percentage and optionally linking to the course completion report.
  • Course total grade: displaying the course grade in percentage and linking to the user grade report
  • Course intro: displaying the course intro (or any text) in the form of a modal
  • News: linking to the course news forum and displaying the number of unread news (if reading is tracked)
  • Complete report: linking to the complete activity report.
  • Virtual room: linking to a virtual/video conference room (e.g. Zoom, Teams, Meet, etc). Course creator is to manually create the virtual room and provide the link in the block settings
  • Chat room: linking to a discussion channel or forum (e.g. Telegram, Google Chat, Matrix, etc)
  • Shared folder: linking to a course resource folder (e.g. Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, etc)

You can download the Course Extra UI Moodle plugin from the official plugins repository here.

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Jaswinder Singh
Jaswinder Singhhttps://lmsdaily.com
I am an experienced Moodle Professional with experience in Moodle Course Creation, Moodle Setup, Moodle Integration, Moodle Training, Moodle Support & troubleshooting. YI am the author of popular books - "How to use Moodle 4.1" and "how to use Moodle 2.7". I work with one goal in mind “CUSTOMER SATISFACTION” – whether this means working to achieve results within a specific deadline (or beating the deadline), or with a focus on solid quality, if my client requires the job to be done I will go out of my way to achieving whatever it is that is necessary to do so. Basically, I can take care of your all Moodle requirements so that you can focus on your core job and I will manage your Moodle LMS.


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