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Graham Quince

FrogCode widget - Suggestions

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Anyone got any ideas for new FrogCode widgets*?

 

*I can't promise anything and somethings might not be possible, but it's good to have a list to look at.

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One that can do all my marking?

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For the student that has been chosen from a "select user" widget - display a list of assignments and include the status of each assignment  (not viewed / viewed but not handed in / handed in late / handed in on time etc).

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I often get asked if Word doc based forms/logs can be turned into a system on Frog. At the moment I say yes, and usually use forms and a data viewer. This is a bit clunky sometimes, so it would be good if there was a similar widget to the Text Activity which worked without being part of an assignment.

Basically, a big blank box which can have a question or header attached, which students can type into and save.

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12 hours ago, gbligh said:

I often get asked if Word doc based forms/logs can be turned into a system on Frog. At the moment I say yes, and usually use forms and a data viewer. This is a bit clunky sometimes, so it would be good if there was a similar widget to the Text Activity which worked without being part of an assignment.

Basically, a big blank box which can have a question or header attached, which students can type into and save.

A form with a text area can do this already, so i'm guessing you mean something else.  Is it for rich-text?

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12 minutes ago, Graham Quince said:

A form with a text area can do this already, so i'm guessing you mean something else.  Is it for rich-text?

Yes, basically a way students can add to a 'log' on a page without having to go into 'Edit' and use the text widget. It needs to be visible on the page all the time without having to look in a data viewer. 

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Just now, gbligh said:

Yes, basically a way students can add to a 'log' on a page without having to go into 'Edit' and use the text widget. It needs to be visible on the page all the time without having to look in a data viewer. 

Could the wall widget do that?

Building a plain text widget is simple enough, adding rich-text is next to impossible :(   If you can mock up what you'd like, i'll give it a go.

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Also not so much of a suggestion, but the Page to External Link is great, however, it doesn't work on tablets or touch devices.

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