With the instant access to information that the wonderful world wide web offers us, plagiarism has been a serious byproduct. There are a number of Moodle plagiarism prevention tools used by schools and education institutes, and Moodle is now one of them. There are a few different plagiarism plugins for Moodle that are available to Moodle users. Here are the top Moodle plugins for plagiarism prevention in Moodle.
Turnitin is a plagiarism prevention and detection system used by secondary schools and higher education institutions. As of right now, there are 3 different Moodle plugins that work with Turnitin in Moodle. These plugins all integrate with the existing Moodle Assignments module.
This is a language independent plugin that checks for plagiarism within an institution, between peers. This plagiarism plugin uncovers assignments copied from peers at the same institution. One of the important features of this plagiarism plugin is that none of your documents will be moved externally. All local checkups are done in your Moodle site.
This plagiarism plugin cross-checks for copied work both externally and internally. It will check if any work was plagiarized from internet web pages. It will also check if any work was plagiarized from peer to peer.
This Moodle LMS integration provides seamless use of Adobe Connect Pro directly in Moodle.This is done by adding an activity instance and providing the meeting name, url (optional), start time, end time, meeting template and a public or private meeting setting.
With single-sign-on technology, users who have logged into Moodle will not have to enter Adobe Connect Credentials to access the Moodle webinar or meeting. When provided access through the meeting link, it’s a simple click of a button and away you go!
Additionally, you have the ability to create three roles: Adobe Connect Host, Presenter, and Participant in Moodle, to reflect the roles on Adobe Connects’ server. When users are assigned roles within Moodle, they are automatically given these roles when they log into the webinar. This Moodle integration also provides you with the ability access webinar and meeting recordings directly through Moodle, so administrators and teachers never have to leave the site.
See AdobeConnect.com for more information on the features of the product.
BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system designed for distance education or training. Using either the free version, or paid version, BigBlueButton is a dynamic conferencing system that enables you to deliver a high-quality learning experience to remote learners.
With real-time sharing of slides, a virtual whiteboard, audio, video, chat, and desktop sharing, mimicking face-to-face instruction has never been easier. One benefit beyond face-to-face training sessions includes the ability to record sessions for playback. The ability for playback benefits both learners and training managers. Learners have the ability to rewatch instructional sessions, and training managers can easily provide feedback to new instructors.
Built right into Moodle’s user-friendly interface, BigBlueButton allows you to:
Time and effort put into the development of eLearning programs is significant. This has moved many organizations to put pressure on eLearning departments to become either cost-neutral or profit centers; meaning courses developed need to be sold. To help facilitate this, there are many Moodle Plugins to help you do so. PayPal was the first Ecommerce plugin that enabled transactions directly from Moodle but there are now additional integrations that provide modern online payment options.
The Moodle Paypal Enrolment plugin allows you to administer courses that have to be paid for before access is gained. The Moodle PayPal plugin must be added by an administrator or manager and an individual price can be added for the course if need be. If operating on Moodle 2.5 and onwards, all currencies supported in Paypal can be set. When a user clicks to access the course through a course link, they will be redirected to a PayPal page that prompts them for payment. Once payment has been made, both student and teacher will be notified and access is automatically given.
Course Merchant is an eCommerce integration designed for Moodle so you can sell courses, market courses and manage courses online. This eCommerce integration for Moodle provides all features that users would expect to see when shopping online. The sophisticated shopping cart is capable of processing tax, selecting multiple courses shown in line items and providing fields for flexible discount voucher/coupon codes. Additional features include:
2Checkout is another eCommerce plugin for Moodle that provides much of the same functionality as course merchant and intended for those wanting to reach an international market. With a welcoming user-experience, 2Checkout is a mobile-friendly and responsive shopping cart designed for any device. Features for the 2Checkout eCommerce include: