Commit a2bf7827 authored by Kristina Hoeppner's avatar Kristina Hoeppner
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Add section on Mahoodle and include new Mahara 1.5 features for it

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**For documentation writers**
.. include:: /shortcuts.rstext
.. index:: Mahoodle
.. _mahoodle_info:
"Mahoodle" is the common name given to the joining of Mahara + `Moodle <>`_, an open source learning management system. Both systems have built-in support for each other in the form of:
* single sign-on
* transfer of content
Refer to the comprehensive guide about setting up `Mahoodle <>`_ for step-by-step instructions on how to set everything up on the Moodle side and on Mahara. The guide explains the steps for both Moodle 1.9 and Moodle 2.x.
You can always only link one Moodle to one Mahara be it on the site level or in an individual institution. You cannot link from one Moodle into multiple institutions on Mahara.
.. index::
single: Mahoodle; Moodle to Mahara
Moodle to Mahara
Most of the time, Moodle is the primary system and users log in from Moodle to Mahara. However, it can also be set up the other way around. You can transfer the following information when an :ref:`institution in Mahara is set up to be connected to a Moodle site <mnet>`:
* Login information
* User account details, see the information in the :ref:`XML-RPC authentication method settings <mnet>`
* Content that is exported via the `Moodle 2 "Portfolio export" functionality <>`_
.. index::
single: Mahoodle; Mahara to Moodle
single: New in Mahara 1.5; Displaying dashboard content in Moodle
single: New in Mahara 1.5; Using Moodle's login page
Mahara to Moodle
You can send information and content from Mahara to Moodle if you wish. The following are possible:
* Login information
* `Submitting pages for assessment <>`_
* |new15| `Displaying dashboard content <>`_
* |new15| `Using Moodle's login page <>`_
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