Moodle plugin of the month – Basic course search

The course search function within Moodle works just fine, but what if you wanted to position and style this in a different way?This is one of the most simple plugin Blocks we’ve seen recently, but it’s actually incredibly useful in the right scenario !

Instead of having the course search feature sometime hidden below a long list of Categories, Courses, and other elements, or taking up valuable screen real estate at the top, this plugin allows you to relocate the standard Moodle course search feature within a Block.

The Block has some flexibility too, and can be added to the site Homepage, or to the Dashboard.

Because it uses the core course renderer to output the form, you can override the layout in your Theme so it is visual integrated 🙂

It’s small, simple, but might be just what you need !

Read more on the main plugin page: https://moodle.org/plugins/block_coursesearch

Stuart Mealor

Managing Director at HRDNZ
Stuart is interested in all things e-learning, with specific interests in Moodle, e-learning strategy, and business development.His experience in education over 30 years, MBA in International Business, and knowledge of e-learning systems implementation, together with graphic design background, give him a unique skill set for e-learning projects.

Stuart Mealor

Stuart is interested in all things e-learning, with specific interests in Moodle, e-learning strategy, and business development. His experience in education over 30 years, MBA in International Business, and knowledge of e-learning systems implementation, together with graphic design background, give him a unique skill set for e-learning projects.

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