The race for the fastest possible way to enroll on a Moodle course is on at Dearborn. The developers at this Public Schools District from the Greater Detroit area, to whom we also owe the “Fordson” theme, are working on “Easy Enrollment”, an Enrolment Type plugin. While it is still in development and testing stage, you can see a demo in action now.
The “Easy Enrollment” plugin adds a small text field on a Moodle Dashboard. When activated on a course, it generates a unique course code. When students log in and enter the code on the field, it instantly enrolls them and takes them to the Course Overview page. It mimics a similar functionality from other LMS such as Classroom.
That’s not all. It includes QR code functionality. A button next to the text field opens a small camera window to add the QR version of the code. It is designed for K-12, so young students can point their device’s camera to a QR code for instant access.
Furthermore, it can create group codes. By adding the code on the homepage field, the user not only enrolls and goes to the Course Overview, but they are already part of a group. This is useful for team projects, for example.
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