Teacher Reporting

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Description

A custom Moodle quiz module which, in addition to the standard Moodle quiz features, analyzes the questions posed to the student for various qualities, such as compliance with Curriculum Standards.

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Data Flow Diagram

Teacher Reporting Diagram.jpg


Goals

  • Run Moodle with the modified quiz module on an XO running XS, The XO school Server.

Milestones

Week 8

  • Create Moodle data flow diagram to give an understanding of how the Moodle Server and corresponding database interact with Student and Teachers machines.
  • Have Moodle's latest stable release functioning in an XS School Server VirtualBox OSE Virtual Machine

Week 9

  • Have Moodle's latest stable release functioning on an XO running XS using the techniques outlined here.
  • Have PHP calls successfully querying mock student results from Moodle's MySQL database running on XS.
  • Parse mathematical-operation-based and tally percentage of success with each individual operation (+,-,/,* etc).
  • Parse mathematical operation and check for compliance with standard 4.P.3 Determine values of variables in simple equations, e.g., 4106 – x = 37, 5 = y + 3, and s – y = 3.

Week 10

Documentation & Resources

Post XS School Server Configuration:

yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment"

edit /etc/inittab and change runlevel from 3 to 5 to startup in Gnome

yum install mysql-server php php-mysql php-mbstring php-gd php-xmlrpc php-imap cvs

service mysqld start
mysqladmin -u root password 'mySecurePassword'
mysql -u root -p
mysql> CREATE DATABASE moodle CHARSET 'utf8';
mysql> exit;
chkconfig mysqld on
--starts sql server; adds root admin user; logs into server and creates DB; 
--turns the service on on boot.

cd /var/www
cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@eu.cvs.moodle.org:/cvsroot/moodle co -r MOODLE_19_STABLE moodle
--download and install/update with the latest version of moodle

mkdir moodledata
chown -R apache:apache moodle
chown -R apache:apache moodledata
--make directory in /var/www/ and change permissions.

edit the file /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
change DocumentRoot "/var/www/html" to DocumentRoot "/var/www/moodle"
change <Directory "/var/www/html"> to <Directory "/var/www/moodle">
then you must restart the apache server by issuing the command:
service httpd restart

Installing MySQL:
ScreenInstalling.png

Starting MySQL Database:
ScreenStartingMysql.png

Logging in to MySQL Database:
ScreenLoginSqlServ.png

Creating Database:
ScreenCreateDB.png