Automation, A Moodle Admin Must. Is AI Next?

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/automation-a-moodle-admin-must-is-ai-next/ Our learning is more efficient today than a decade or century ago. We can only expect it to keep on rising. Many factors have taken us here. Technology sure is a big one. Part of their contribution has been its ability to streamline routine tasks. Platforms like Moodle have opened a new frontier, with many…

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 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…