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…

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…

Implementing Moodle’s Privacy API in a Moodle Plugin – Part 3

  Source: http://tandl.churchward.ca/2018/06/implementing-moodles-privacy-api-in_6.html Continuing the series on implementing Moodle’s Privacy API in my questionnaire plugin, I will add code to handle deletion of user data. The documentation indicates that there are two functions to implement. The delete_data_for_all_users_in_contexthandles deleting all users’ data for a provided context when a defined retention period has expired. The retention period is part of the…

Implementing Moodle’s Privacy API in a Moodle Plugin – Part 2

Mike Churchward Source: http://tandl.churchward.ca/2018/06/implementing-moodles-privacy-api-in.html   In part 1, I began implementing Moodle’s Privacy API in my questionnaire plugin, in order to meet the requirements of the GDPR. In this post, I will add the specific code to do this. I have a skeleton file in place, that includes all of the class and function specifications that I…