Easily manage events and deadlines using Moodle’s calendar feature

Source: https://moodle.com/education/moodles-calendar-feature/ It is now easier than ever to manage events and deadlines efficiently using Moodle’s calendar feature! Calendars are useful ways to help organise your learners by highlighting important dates and activities. Moodle’s events key, shown below, displays the different types of events which can be added to the calendar. This includes site, course, group,…

Gamification using Gomo

One of the content devs in my team has been testing out Gomo for a client. The reason for going with Gomo, is that the client wanted responsive, SCORM compliant content. They also had one additional requirement – gamification of the content. As an old Flash developer this would have been a walk in the…

Take An Early Look At The Expanded Question Bank Manager, Coming Along For Moodle 3.5

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/take-an-early-look-at-the-expanded-question-bank-manager-coming-along-for-moodle-3-5/ The brainchild of the Moodle Users Association, its first-half-of-2017 Project Development Cycle, and University of Alberta’s Trevor Jones, the “Expanded Question Bank Management” functionality is close to finished and will be a part of Moodle 3.5, set for a May release. A prototype is available at Moodle’s sandbox. We logged in as a test teacher to give it a…

Interact More With H5P! Check Out A Scoop Of Upcoming Features For Moodle

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/interact-more-with-h5p-check-out-a-scoop-of-upcoming-features-for-moodle/ Not ones to rest on their laurels, the team behind H5P pushed through after continued success and recognition, including their “Best Free and Open Source Software for Education” nod from the Open Consortium’s 2018 Open Education Awards. Here are the main highlights of what H5P is working on, to be ready throughout the second quarter of the…

Moodle 3.5 is scheduled to land on the second Monday of May

Source: https://moodle.com/development/moodle-3-5-scheduled-land-second-monday-may/ Moodlers, a couple of months back we talked about what is happening with Moodle 3.5 that is scheduled for release on the second Monday of May (14 May). You can read about our current major work for Moodle 3.5 in our latest post. Just to reiterate, here are the features and projects we are focussing…

reCAPTCHA v2: How To Update The Defenses Of Your Moodle Site Against Unwanted Robots

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/recaptcha-v2-how-to-update-the-defenses-of-your-moodle-site-against-unwanted-robots/ Moodle-based e-learning company Pukunui is offering warning and advice for Moodle site administrators or job roles involving data security. As reported on Pukuni’s blog, this month Google will discontinue reCAPTCHA v1, the original tool designed to verify the identity of users login into pages. The new version, reCAPTCHA v2, brings an improved, machine learning-based…

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.…

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…

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…