10 Reasons to love Moodle infographic

Source: https://blog.howtomoodle.com/10-reasons-to-love-moodle-infographic by Gemma Mellings on | Mar 14, 2018 | infographic, what is moodle, moodle features, elearning | 0 comments Our long-standing blog followers may remember that we produced a blog a few years ago on why we love Moodle. As our name suggests, we are renown for delivering expert Moodle services since we began in 2004. Despite since extending our service offering and also…

Keep Your Moodle Site Sharp By Planning For Moodle’s Release Cycle

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/keep-your-moodle-site-sharp-by-planning-for-moodles-release-cycle/ “Chart of the decemnovenale cycle, the cycle of epacts, and the cycle of the “claves.”” by Sacro Bosco, Joannes de (fl. 1230) is licensed under CC0 1.0 By Claire Machia, eThink Education The Moodle release cycle follows a major or “1-point” release schedule every 6 months, spaced with minor (“2-point”) releases every other month.…

Looking at Moodle’s new plugin development API’s – Part 1

Source: http://tandl.churchward.ca/2018/03/looking-at-moodles-new-plugin.html David Mudrack, of Moodle HQ released a plugin called the “My Todo List” block. While functional, its real purpose is to show off the latest advanced coding techniques available in recent versions of Moodle. See his Tweet. From the readme: The main purpose of this plugin is to demonstrate usage of advanced coding techniques available in…

Moodle Mobile 3.4.1 is now available for downloading

Source: https://moodle.com/development/moodle-mobile-3-4-1/ Moodlers, great news!! Our Moodle Mobile team today has released a new and updated version of Moodle Mobile – 3.4.1 – complete with a new feature, some improvements and also several bug fixes. This minor release version of app takes us closer to the new look and feel of Moodle Mobile 3.5 coming out in…

Privacy, Better Quizzes, Faster And Modern: The Latest Scoop On Moodle 3.5

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/privacy-better-quizzes-faster-and-modern-the-latest-scoop-on-moodle-3-5/ “Better” by scottjacksonx is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Moodle 3.5 is scheduled to be released the second Monday of May. It will be the next Long Term Support (LTS), which means it will enjoy 36 months of security updates rather than the traditional 18. Moodle 3.5 sits squarely in the middle of a refocusing of Moodle’s…

We showcase our Moodlers from around the world every Monday!

Source: https://moodle.com/community/showcase-moodlers-around-world-every-monday/ What’s your Monday routine? Do you dive straight into exercise to clear away the cobwebs or do you perhaps ease yourself in with a strong coffee and a hearty breakfast? At Moodle HQ we kick-start our week with a huge dose of inspiration with our Moodlers Monday posts! Each week we share stories of…

How to record students attendance in Moodle course #MoodleTips

Source: https://www.moodleworld.com/how-to-record-students-attendance-in-moodle/ Are you still recording the students attendance using a paper chart?or else Do you record attendance in Excel sheet? Do you know that you can record students attendance in Moodle? Recording the attendance in Moodle will give you many advantages over the traditional paper chart method like: You can easily see a students attendance…

Your Plugin Risks Deletion In Europe! Urgent GDPR Advice For Moodle Developers

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/your-plugin-risks-deletion-in-europe-urgent-gdpr-advice-for-moodle-developers/ “Europe” by Tristan Ferne is licensed under CC BY 2.0 While Moodle HQ prepares to make the core of the open source LMS compliant with the soon-to-be-enforced General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the European Commission, little attention has been given to the implications for Moodle plugins and third-party services. That is, until Moodle HQ’s Andrew Nicols started a Moodle Forum…

Books in Moodle: more than just words and pictures!

Source: https://moodle.com/education/books-moodle-just-words-pictures/ If you’re using Moodle for teaching or training, we’d love you to make the most of its collaborative features, engaging students to learn together in the spirit of its social constructionist roots. But that doesn’t mean Moodle has no place for static files, documents, videos: on the contrary, Moodle’s easy drag and drop option…

How Moodle Stays Ahead Of The Curve In Data Protection

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/how-moodle-stays-ahead-of-the-curve-in-data-protection/ “Protect” by Garry Knight is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Cybersecurity is the fastest rising concern across IT departments everywhere, and it has a special place for administrators of schools, colleges, and other learning organizations. But if your organization’s learning platform runs on Moodle, you might have less to worry about. Recently, Moodle HQ…