Speaking The Same Language At First Moodle Learning Analytics Community Call, Coming Up

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/speaking-the-same-language-at-first-moodle-learning-analytics-community-call-coming-up/   Save the date. August 28th will be the time when the Moodle Learning Analytics Working Group (working title) will gather online for the first Community Call. In the agenda there are introductions, a call for R&D partnerships, and a “Setting up the ‘Community of Inquiry’ model” seminar. Also, to agree upon a few definitions. It could be a…

Moodle Desktop 3.5 Now Supports Vimeo, Course Profile Images and More Plugins

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/moodle-desktop-3-5-now-supports-vimeo-course-profile-images-and-more-plugins/ The rejuvenated Moodle apps (formerly Moodle Mobile) looks and functionality are now available to all desktops and tablets, from Windows and Mac to Ubuntu, Fedora and Debian Linux. A new interface that brings students closer to the interactivity with redesigned, smarter menus; a more dashing and informed experience thanks to profile or “cover” images…

Moodle 3.5 features are now available on our desktop app

Source: https://moodle.com/mobile/moodle-desktop-3-5/ We at Moodle HQ are pleased to announce that our Moodle 3.5 features are now available on the desktop app! Like the mobile app update, Moodle Desktop 3.5 is full of tools to help you empower educators! These improvements and features include: An improved user interface with the addition of header and footer navigation bars. The…

After Trial MOOC, A Visual Interface For Moodle Analytics Begins To Take Shape

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/after-trial-mooc-a-visual-interface-for-moodle-analytics-begins-to-take-shape/ The Learning Analytics team at Moodle HQ is ready to help with all of your questions about how to make a better learning experience. All it asks in return is that you embrace the fact that data is part of the answer. A series of ongoing efforts by the team, lead by Elizabeth Dalton, is showing progress,…

No Monetization Plans In Sight, MoodleNet Attempts To Answer The Community’s Pressing Questions

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/no-monetization-plans-in-sight-moodlenet-attempts-to-answer-the-communitys-pressing-questions/ blog.moodle.net In a commendable effort of transparency, the MoodleNet team updated a Moodle Docs pagewith questions and concerns arising from the community from the recent MoodleMoot Spain 2018. Sorted in a traffic light-like arrangement, community interactions were sorted as green (praise), yellow (questions), and red (concerns). The green section features a lot of “love,” “greats,” likes…

GDPR-Proof Your Plugin With Moodle’s Privacy API And This Screencast

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/gdpr-proof-your-plugin-with-moodles-privacy-api-and-this-screencast/ If you are interested in making your plugin compliant with GDPR and staying on the European Moodle admins’ friendly side, the latest screencast by Moodle HQ is a must-see. It guides you towards implementing the Privacy API, Moodle’s solution for a compliant process of personal data management and traceability. Plugins can use the Privacy…

Highlights of eLearning Africa 2018, Social Progress Tech

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/highlights-of-elearning-africa-2018-social-progress-tech/ elearning-africa.com Division, arguably the worst social illness in the world today, and a factor behind most of the recent grueling or just disappointing headlines, is a foe with which the African continentis quite familiar. Centuries old familiar. By design, this fact will be in the minds of organizers, attendees, and speakers at eLearning Africa 2018…

What’s new in the Moodle 3.5 app and introducing Moodle Classic

Source: https://moodle.com/moodle-mobile/whats-new-moodle-3-5-app-introducing-moodle-classic/ Last month we released Moodle 3.5, our latest step towards our mission to empower educators. Today, we at Moodle HQ are pleased to announce that Moodle 3.5 features are also available in our mobile app! What’s new? As part of our continued efforts to improve the user experience (UX) of our platform, the Moodle 3.5…

Record Unlimited Audio And Video In Moodle 3.5, No Plugins Required

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/record-unlimited-audio-and-video-in-moodle-3-5-no-plugins-required/ The Atto text editor, one of the two Moodle offers by default, now comes with the ability to record audio and video straight from the editing interface, beginning in Moodle 3.5. When enabled, the Atto editor will feature two new buttons on the options bar. To enable access to your device’s microphone and camera,…

Implementing Moodle’s Privacy API in a Moodle Plugin – Part 4

Source: http://tandl.churchward.ca/2018/06/implementing-moodles-privacy-api-in_18.html   Continuing the series on implementing Moodle’s Privacy API in my questionnaire plugin, I will add code to handle all of the questionnaire data. I did my smaller test set, but now I need to get a fully working implementation. To start with, I need to add all of the potential response data to…