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Course completion is a new feature in Moodle 2.0 onwards. To make use of it, completion tracking needs to be enabled by an administrator in ''Site administration > [[Advanced features]]''. This results in a [[Course completion tracking|completion tracking settings link]] in the course settings.
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Course completion is a new feature in Moodle 2.0 onwards that allows for a course to be officially marked as finished, either manually by the student or automatically according to specicfied criteria.
  
If completion tracking is enabled in the course settings, the course administration settings include a completion tracking link.  To set the prerequisites for a specific course, there has to be one or more courses that have their individual course completion standards set.  
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To enable course completion, first ensure that
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1) in Site Administration> [[Advanced features]], completion tracking is checked
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2) in the settings of your course, ensure that completion tracking is enabled and that the box "completion tracking begins on enrolment" is checked.
  
Once the course completion has been enabled at a site wide level the teacher will need to make sure it is enabled in the course. To do this go to the [[Course settings block|Settings block]] menu in the course. Under ''Settings>Edit settings'', make sure the "Completion tracking" is enabled by selecting the ''Enable,via completion and activity settings''
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This results in a [[Course completion tracking|completion tracking settings link]] in the course settings.
  
The teacher can choose to have the course tracking start from the point of the students enrolment onto the course by selecting the ''Completion tracking starts on course enrolment option.
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==Manual Course Completion==
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To allow a student to decide for themselves when they have completed a course, there are two requirements:
When you have enabled the settings you will need to create an activity such as a choice or Database. When you are on the adding a new page e.g adding a new choice page, you will need to find the ''Activity completion section''. This is usually at the bottom of the page. From this section you can then select the options you want to use to track the activity.  
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* in the [[Course completion tracking|completion tracking settings link]] the setting Manual Self Completion must be enabled
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* the Self Completion block must be added to the course.
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The student may then click the "complete course link" in the block. They are then asked to confirm they have completed the course and the course status will change to "complete" after the next cron job.
  
For example with a choice activity you are given three options
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==Course Completion based on specified criteria==
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(coming soon)
  
1) '''Do not indicate activity completion'''
 
  
If you choose this option the course completion is turned off for that particular activity.
 
 
2)'''Students can manually mark the activity as complete'''
 
 
If you choose this option a tick will appear next to the activity name. The students can select the tick to highlight it and show the task has been completed.
 
 
3) '''Show activity as complete when the conditions are met'''
 
 
If you choose the ''Show activity as complete when the conditions are met'' option you will need to select the conditions that need to be meet. For example with the choice activity one of the conditions is Require view, where the student must view the activity to complete it.
 
 
You can also enable an expected date if you want to.
 
 
When the student completes the activity to the required conditions a tick will appear next to the task.
 
  
 
==Viewing Course Completion==
 
==Viewing Course Completion==

Revision as of 13:36, 20 December 2010

Moodle 2.0


Course completion is a new feature in Moodle 2.0 onwards that allows for a course to be officially marked as finished, either manually by the student or automatically according to specicfied criteria.

To enable course completion, first ensure that 1) in Site Administration> Advanced features, completion tracking is checked 2) in the settings of your course, ensure that completion tracking is enabled and that the box "completion tracking begins on enrolment" is checked.

This results in a completion tracking settings link in the course settings.

Manual Course Completion

To allow a student to decide for themselves when they have completed a course, there are two requirements:

The student may then click the "complete course link" in the block. They are then asked to confirm they have completed the course and the course status will change to "complete" after the next cron job.

Course Completion based on specified criteria

(coming soon)


Viewing Course Completion

To view course completion you must enable the Course completion status block.

In order for a course to be marked complete the conditions must be met. Once the cron.php script is run again any enrolled student who has completed the conditions for completion will be marked complete for the course.


See also