Nextcloud integration in Moodle 3.6: Open source supporting open source

Source: https://moodle.com/news/nextcloud-integration-in-moodle-3-6-open-source-supporting-open-source/ As we explained in our previous post, Moodle 3.6 has come with many improvements and new features that expand the possibilities of our learning platform. Today we focus on Nextcloud integration and find out more about this community-developed integration that brings two open source projects together. What is Nextcloud? Nextcloud is a self-hosted…

Announcing Moodle 3.6!

Source: https://moodle.com/news/announcing-moodle-3-6/ It’s been worth the wait! Moodle 3.6, our latest feature and improvement rich release is now available. Download it now. If you’re a MoodleCloud user, you can expect to be enjoying the new Moodle 3.6 shortly in your automatically updated Moodle sites. What’s new in Moodle 3.6? As we highlighted in an earlier post, the latest update…

Mights And Perils In The Moodle Gamification Of Flipped Learning

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/mights-and-perils-in-the-moodle-gamification-of-flipped-learning/ Every classroom-laden teacher should go ahead and flip it. At least try it out for a week of the school year. Of course, few succeed at climbing the Everest without supplemental oxygen. So for now, the best you can do is train your body, mind, and get deeply acquainted with Moodle’s versatile, if tricky…

Enrolments Ahoy! Check Out The Latest Moodle Plugins To Manage Students Sign-Ons

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/enrolments-ahoy-check-out-the-latest-moodle-plugins-to-manage-students-sign-ons/ Do you want your plugin, theme, Moodle site or custom development featured in MoodleNews Plugin Magazine’s Top of 2018? Contact us (Twitter, Facebook) for sharing your latest work with the community. The following selection lets you systematically add users between systems, authenticate them and more. You will look good doing it. They all have been…

Animated Badges And Team Leaderboards, Just The Latest In The People’s Gamification Solution Favorite Level Up!

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/animated-badges-and-team-leaderboards-just-the-latest-in-the-peoples-gamification-solution-favorite-level-up/ It is not easy to stand out in increasingly crowded fields. Pioneers of learning gamification tools find themselves so popular that waves of copy-cats follow after new launch. What are the top players to do? If they are true leaders in their field, they’ve been plotting their next act for a while, ready to…

Moodle 3.5.2 has been released – with big news for Moodle App

Source: https://moodle.com/mobile/moodle-3-5-2-released-big-news-moodle-app/https://moodle.com/mobile/moodle-3-5-2-released-big-news-moodle-app/ Our users have asked and we have delivered: Moodle 3.5.2 App comes with features and improvements to empower your mobile e-learning! What’s new? Support for RTL (Right To Left) languages Improved and clearer navigation between sections in a course Support for embedded content in Page resources Option to configure files to show their size…

Why Don’t We Just Start Over? Moodle Forum Beat

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/why-dont-we-just-start-over-moodle-forum-beat/ “Marmite” by SteveR- is licensed under CC BY 2.0 — You either love it or you hate it It is one of these discussions that appear every now and then, with intentions and quality of feedback from across the whole spectrum. In essence, would Moodle be better off starting anew, leaving a few engineers supporting the old system while…

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 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,…