# Difference between revisions of "Moodle Integration"

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Currently there are two ways to integrate WeBWorK with Moodle. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages. |
Currently there are two ways to integrate WeBWorK with Moodle. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages. |
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− | Moodle Assignment provides a loose coupling between WeBWorK and Moodle which allows a student in a Moodle course to enter the corresponding WeBWorK course without reauthorization. In addition the grades from the WeBWorK course are automatically entered into the Moodle gradebook. |
+ | Moodle Assignment provides a loose coupling between WeBWorK and Moodle which allows a student in a Moodle course to enter the corresponding WeBWorK course without reauthorization. In addition the grades from the WeBWorK course are automatically entered into the Moodle gradebook. This WeBWorK-Moodle integration has been used for some time including in large class settings. The instructor needs a knowledge of both Moodle and WeBWorK in order to prepare homework sets and should construct the links below for tips on how to make the two programs work well together. The student integration works well. |

The Moodle Question Type embeds WeBWorK functionality into a mathematics question type that can be used in Moodle quizzes. |
The Moodle Question Type embeds WeBWorK functionality into a mathematics question type that can be used in Moodle quizzes. |
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− | WeBWorK's ability to analyze answers to mathematics questions and all of the questions in the WeBWorK question bank become available for use within Moodle. Users more comfortable with Moodle and the Moodle Quiz module will probably prefer the Question Type. |
+ | WeBWorK's ability to analyze answers to mathematics questions and all of the questions in the WeBWorK question bank become available for use within Moodle. Users more comfortable with Moodle and the Moodle Quiz module will probably prefer the Question Type. The are not yet methods for batch importing and exporting of new questions. |

− | *[[Moodle Question Type]] (works with Moodle 1. |
+ | *[[Moodle Question Type]] (now works with Moodle 1.9.5+) |

− | *[[Moodle Assignment]] (works with Moodle 1.9) |
+ | *[[Moodle Assignment]] (works with Moodle 1.9.5+) |

** [[Instructor tips for Moodle-WW Assignment module]] |
** [[Instructor tips for Moodle-WW Assignment module]] |
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## Revision as of 20:43, 10 October 2009

Currently there are two ways to integrate WeBWorK with Moodle. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages.

Moodle Assignment provides a loose coupling between WeBWorK and Moodle which allows a student in a Moodle course to enter the corresponding WeBWorK course without reauthorization. In addition the grades from the WeBWorK course are automatically entered into the Moodle gradebook. This WeBWorK-Moodle integration has been used for some time including in large class settings. The instructor needs a knowledge of both Moodle and WeBWorK in order to prepare homework sets and should construct the links below for tips on how to make the two programs work well together. The student integration works well.

The Moodle Question Type embeds WeBWorK functionality into a mathematics question type that can be used in Moodle quizzes. WeBWorK's ability to analyze answers to mathematics questions and all of the questions in the WeBWorK question bank become available for use within Moodle. Users more comfortable with Moodle and the Moodle Quiz module will probably prefer the Question Type. The are not yet methods for batch importing and exporting of new questions.

- Moodle Question Type (now works with Moodle 1.9.5+)
- Moodle Assignment (works with Moodle 1.9.5+)