Project

General

Profile

Feature #4844

Improve forum

Added by Yannick Warnier over 7 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Target version:
Start date:
06/06/2012
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Complexity:
Normal
SCRUM pts - complexity:
?

Description

A series of people have been requesting a forum tool improvement. This is a bunch of ideas I have collected so far:

  • other LMSes make the forum a little bit mor asynchronous (like chat) byt refreshing every minute or so, inserting new posts in the hierarchy through AJAX and playing a little sound when it does (requires a "sound off" button)
  • collaboration, IT-problems-focused, forums like Stackoverflow allow you to vote on anyone's answer, giving them "reputation points"
  • askubuntu, a similar site to Stackoverflow, now automatically grants you "badges" when you contribute a lot on the forum
  • there should be a global forum for the whole platform. Maybe just using a special course (more special than the "special course" feature) that is unique to the platform, visible to all, and offers a series of global tools apart from the forums (like the documents tool, the agenda, the announcements, etc)

Related issues

Related to Chamilo LMS - Feature #5027: Forum message: send post in email instead of generic messageNew21/06/2012

Actions

History

#1

Updated by Alberto Torreblanca over 7 years ago

i think that the forum improvement is necessary.

The possibility to have budgets and voting is nice. This improvement force to have a budget system across the platform, its possible to include other tools in the budget counter, like exercises or learning path progress.

  • I think the first step is to make forum more asynchronous.
  • Voting system per forum reply
  • Budget system at last.
#2

Updated by Yannick Warnier over 7 years ago

By budget you mean badges, or you mean accumulating points?

#3

Updated by Yannick Warnier over 7 years ago

  • Target version changed from 2.0 to 1.9 RC1
#4

Updated by Laurent Opprecht over 7 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to Feature
#5

Updated by Yannick Warnier over 7 years ago

  • Target version changed from 1.9 RC1 to 2.0

No time to do it in 1.9... (sadly)

#6

Updated by Yannick Warnier over 3 years ago

The design of the forum has been considerably improved in 1.10.2 but there are still some things to be improved.

Also available in: Atom PDF