Difference between revisions of "Community finder block"

Jump to: navigation, search

Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 3.4. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle is likely available here: Community finder block.

(blocks template, removing category, rewording)
 
(13 intermediate revisions by 6 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{Blocks}}[[Image:Community block.png|frame|left]]The community finder block enables users to search for courses to download or enrol in on a community hub and lists courses which the user is enrolled in.
+
{{Blocks}}The community finder block enables users to access [http://moodle.net Moodle.net], and search for courses to download or enrol in.
  
[[Image:Search_for_community_course.jpg|thumb|Searching for a community course]]
+
* Downloadable courses may be immediately restored to your Moodle site
==Some definitions ==
+
* Links to enrollable courses are saved in the community finder block
*'''This hub is trusted by Moodle.org''': this is a label given by Moodle.org. It recognizes the hub as a safe hub. However Moodle.org didn't check every course on this hub for virus, copyright... As anywhere else, you should remain cautious about anything you download on internet.
+
 
*'''Registered on this hub''': your Moodle site is registered on this hub. It means that your Moodle administrator registered to this hub in order to receive email alert or to let teacher publish courses.
+
{|
 +
| [[File:community finder block.png|thumb|Community finder block]]
 +
| [[File:search for community course.png|thumb|Search for community courses]]
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
==Downloading courses from a hub==
 +
 
 +
# In the community finder block click Search
 +
# Select 'Courses I can download' and then click the Search button
 +
# For any courses of interest, click 'Visit demo' then if you're happy with the course, click 'Download'
 +
# The course backup will then be downloaded and saved in your private files. Click Yes to immediately restore the course
 +
 
 +
==Finding courses to enrol in==
 +
 
 +
# In the community finder block click Search
 +
# Select 'Courses I can enrol in' and then click the Search button
 +
# For any courses of interest, click 'Visit site' then if you're happy with the course, click 'Save a link to this course'
 +
 
 +
The link to the course will then be displayed in the community finder block.
 +
 
 +
If you wish to remove any saved links, click the X icon after the link.
  
 
==Capabilities==
 
==Capabilities==
As Moodle administrator you need to assign the following capabilities:
+
 
 +
By default, users with the role of manager or teacher can use the community finder block.
 +
 
 +
The following capabilities control access to the block:
 
* [[Capabilities/moodle/community:add|moodle/community:add]] - allows a user to use the Community block to search for courses on a hub
 
* [[Capabilities/moodle/community:add|moodle/community:add]] - allows a user to use the Community block to search for courses on a hub
 
* [[Capabilities/moodle/community:download|moodle/community:download]] - allows a user to use the Community block to download courses from a hub
 
* [[Capabilities/moodle/community:download|moodle/community:download]] - allows a user to use the Community block to download courses from a hub
Line 13: Line 36:
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
  
* [[Community hub]]
+
* [[Restoring file aliases]] for details of what happens when restoring a course which has been downloaded from a hub and which contains file aliases
 +
 
 +
[[Category:Moodle.net]]
  
[[Category:Hub]]
+
[[de:Community-Suche]]
 +
[[fr:Bloc Recherche communauté]]
 +
[[es:Bloque de buscador de comunidad]]

Latest revision as of 04:02, 27 November 2017

The community finder block enables users to access Moodle.net, and search for courses to download or enrol in.

  • Downloadable courses may be immediately restored to your Moodle site
  • Links to enrollable courses are saved in the community finder block
Community finder block
Search for community courses

Downloading courses from a hub

  1. In the community finder block click Search
  2. Select 'Courses I can download' and then click the Search button
  3. For any courses of interest, click 'Visit demo' then if you're happy with the course, click 'Download'
  4. The course backup will then be downloaded and saved in your private files. Click Yes to immediately restore the course

Finding courses to enrol in

  1. In the community finder block click Search
  2. Select 'Courses I can enrol in' and then click the Search button
  3. For any courses of interest, click 'Visit site' then if you're happy with the course, click 'Save a link to this course'

The link to the course will then be displayed in the community finder block.

If you wish to remove any saved links, click the X icon after the link.

Capabilities

By default, users with the role of manager or teacher can use the community finder block.

The following capabilities control access to the block:

See also

  • Restoring file aliases for details of what happens when restoring a course which has been downloaded from a hub and which contains file aliases