Events list report

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 3.0. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle may be available here: Events list report.


Events in Moodle are an internal notification that something has happened. They are used for logging, for reports, and anytime one part of Moodle code wants to "listen" to things that are happening.

  • An administrator can view a list of all types of events from Administration>Site administration>Reports>Events List.
  • The list can be filtered to show specific components (core, Assignment, Book etc) levels (Teaching, Participating, Other) and database query types (create,delete, read, update).

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  • Clicking on an Event name will display more detailed information about that event.

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Educational levels

Teaching

These events usually relate to what course teachers do that will affect the learning experience of the students. It might be for example updating a course section, grading an assignment or switching phases in a workshop.

Participating

These events usually relate to a user's learning experience for example, posting to a forum or submitting an assignment.

Other

This level includes actions which do not have a direct effect on teaching or learning. Examples might be updating a calendar, creating a user or viewing a message.

See also

Developer documentation on Events (giving examples of levels