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Moodle 1.9 Top Extensions Cookbook by Michael de Raadt

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Keeping time

A clock can be a useful tool for students, especially when activities are due at specified times. Here we present two clock blocks that can be used for various purposes.

The Analog Clock block is a simple clock that utilizes a Flash object to show the current time. As well as being an appealing representation of the time, it could also be useful in the classroom for students learning to tell the time from an analog clock.

The Simple Clock block is primarily designed to show the difference in time between the Moodle server and the student's computer. This will help the student to understand when activities with deadlines are due at the server.

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The Analog Clock block requires a Flash plug-in and the Simple Clock block utilizes JavaScript ...

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