An example of Multiplayer-audio widget controlling the audio
This guide will show you how to use the Multiplayer widget to limit the number of times the audio can be played back.
What to know:
Poodll widgets are ready made items that you can add to a page to perform different functions.The Multiplayer widget is one of the Poodll widgets which allows the activity author to limit the number of times an audio can be played back. The Multiplayer feature should work in different activities (assignments, pages, forums, etc). The function is applied to an audio recording in a question of a Quiz activity. Enabling "Quiz Strict mode" to true will prevent the audio from replaying even if reloading the webpage. "Quiz Strict mode" only works if applied to the question editing instead of the Quiz editing.
Note: the Multiplayer audio widget only limit the number of times the audio can be played in the question setting. Do not apply the feature in Quiz setting.
Click on the cogwheel to edit the question. Please note that the Multiplayer widget only limit the number of times the audio can be played in the question setting. Do not apply the feature in Quiz setting.
Click on the down arrow to unhide the advanced buttons in rich text area.
In the pop-up dialogue:
Then click "Insert".
Now the"Multiplayer Audio Widget" codes are displayed in the text area. Make sure the audio recording is inserted in between the codes.
To upload an audio file in the text area, please refer to the guide How to Insert an Audio in a Quiz Question. An audio recording is inserted accordingly.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and save the changes.
In the student's view, now the audio is limited with the number of times to be played back. Even students refreshing the webpage while in the middle of an audio, the audio will start where it stops last time.
After the audio is played twice, the page reload should not reset the audio.
The webbrower option will determine how well the function performs. Usually Chrome and Edge are the most reliable and then Firefox.
Now that you have finished applying the Multiplayer audio widget for the audio recording, if you are not clear about how to upload an audio file for the question setting, please click on the following related articles:
Article Number: 360
Author: Fri, Dec 9, 2022
Last Updated: Wed, Dec 20, 2023
Author: Bowen Zhang
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