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    Plug in Moogle Plug in Moogle Presentation Transcript

    • Moodle Google
      • Type: Block
      • Requires: Moodle 1.9 or later
      • Status: Contributed
      • Maintainer: Yajuvendrasinh V. Mahida
      Basic Information
    • What is ?
      • Purpose: Moogle is Google Search Services as a block. It includes:
      • Web
      • Image
      • Video
      • Book
      • Blog
      • News
      • Map
      • Custom Website
    • Other Features
      • The block can be customized.
      • The block's source code have comments for each piece of code.
    • http:// moodle.org/mod/data/view.php?d =13&rid=1608
    • With or Without Logo
    • Ease of Use
      • 1- Go to your course page.
      • 2- Enable "turn editing on".
      • 3- Add 'moodle google' from the "Add block" menu.
      • 4- Start Using it.
      • 5- Use inbuilt help; click the help logo (question mark).
    • Benefits for Students
      • 1- Search engine located within the Moodle course
      • 2- Students often have prior knowledge of Google search
      • 3- Ease of use.
    • An example of a search result.
    • Moogle provides two level configurations:- With the Global Configuration administrator can control certain features like API Key and whom to avail the block (Guest / Authenticated User). These are global settings. While as a Instance Configuration it provides control over the result size, result layout, number of results, local search center, default search string, search services.
    •  
    • To Install it:
      • 1- Copy the "moodle_google" folder to your moodleblocks directory
      • 2- Cut/Copy all the files and folder from moodle_googlelang folder into your Moodle's
      • lang directory - moodlelang... Overwrite it.
      • 3- After administrator login
      • Click "Notifications" on the home page of moodle and block will be installed.
    • Find the Readme.txt file inside the zip file and install it. Then start using it. It is easy to use...using help system that is inbuilt...
    • The codes for the block have all the comments for each piece of code. This makes easy for others who are new and want to make a new block.
    • Global Configuration
      • Provides the input for Google Search Api Key.
      • (2) Provides the input for who can use this block.
      • Authenticated User / Guest
      • (3) Hide the Moogle Logo in the block
    • Con
      • Moogles are reoccurring figures
      • in Final Fantasy which has
      • no relation to Moogle in
      • Moodle Google. There is a
      • Moogle Village in Second
      • Life.
    • One issue mentioned on moodle.org
      • “ The problem with the logo in Internet Explorer is now fixed.”
    • Developer Yajuvendrasinh V. Mahida [yaju_mahida@yahoo.com] The University of Southern Queensland This block is free software. you can redistribute it and/or modify it. .