Manage your private files better in Moodle 3.4.

Source: https://moodle.com/2017/11/21/manage-private-files-better-moodle-3-4/  The latest Moodle update, Moodle 3.4, has focused on enhancing usability. In keeping with this theme, private files are now easier to manage through the ability for users to find out how much space is available in them. Educators and learners can now quickly see how much space is left in their own private…

Move download button and select below table

Source: https://www.moodletips.com/move-download-button-and-select-below-table/ If you are working with flexibile tables (lib/tablelib.php) in Moodle and have table download enabled, you can move the “Download table data as” select and button below the table by adding the following line before finishing your table setup: $table->show_download_buttons_at(array(TABLE_P_BOTTOM)); By default they appear above the table but this doesn’t always look so good…

Distilling Canvas LMS Accusations Of ‘Openwashing’

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2017/distilling-canvas-lms-accusations-of-openwashing/ I only came across the concept (now an advocacy hashtag) of “openwashing” a few months ago. As it turns out, the international movement to denounce marketing claims of openness that do not reciprocate in corresponding user rights and freedoms has been going on for years. In the age of social media, we seem to prefer…

Experience a faster and more intuitive navigation of activities in Moodle 3.4

Source: https://moodle.com/2017/11/14/experience-faster-intuitive-navigation-activities-moodle-3-4/ Continuing with the focus on usability and enhanced user experience in Moodle 3.4, we are pleased to introduce the improved activity navigation in our new release. New links below course items and the “jump to” menu in Moodle 3.4 means it is now easier than ever to navigate through your course. As displayed in…