Easily manage events and deadlines using Moodle’s calendar feature

Source: https://moodle.com/education/moodles-calendar-feature/ It is now easier than ever to manage events and deadlines efficiently using Moodle’s calendar feature! Calendars are useful ways to help organise your learners by highlighting important dates and activities. Moodle’s events key, shown below, displays the different types of events which can be added to the calendar. This includes site, course, group,…

Take An Early Look At The Expanded Question Bank Manager, Coming Along For Moodle 3.5

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/take-an-early-look-at-the-expanded-question-bank-manager-coming-along-for-moodle-3-5/ The brainchild of the Moodle Users Association, its first-half-of-2017 Project Development Cycle, and University of Alberta’s Trevor Jones, the “Expanded Question Bank Management” functionality is close to finished and will be a part of Moodle 3.5, set for a May release. A prototype is available at Moodle’s sandbox. We logged in as a test teacher to give it a…

Interact More With H5P! Check Out A Scoop Of Upcoming Features For Moodle

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/interact-more-with-h5p-check-out-a-scoop-of-upcoming-features-for-moodle/ Not ones to rest on their laurels, the team behind H5P pushed through after continued success and recognition, including their “Best Free and Open Source Software for Education” nod from the Open Consortium’s 2018 Open Education Awards. Here are the main highlights of what H5P is working on, to be ready throughout the second quarter of the…

Moodlers Monday: We talk all things mobile with our Moodle Mobile team lead, Juan Leyva

Source: https://moodle.com/uncategorized/moodlers-monday-talk-things-mobile-moodle-mobile-team-lead-juan-leyva/ We have mentioned in a few previous blog posts about the importance of mobile learning, as more people access information and their learning from their devices. Here at Moodle, we work hard to make sure that our Moodle Mobile app compliments the web experiences that our users have and we continue to expand the…

Moodle 3.5 is scheduled to land on the second Monday of May

Source: https://moodle.com/development/moodle-3-5-scheduled-land-second-monday-may/ Moodlers, a couple of months back we talked about what is happening with Moodle 3.5 that is scheduled for release on the second Monday of May (14 May). You can read about our current major work for Moodle 3.5 in our latest post. Just to reiterate, here are the features and projects we are focussing…

reCAPTCHA v2: How To Update The Defenses Of Your Moodle Site Against Unwanted Robots

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/recaptcha-v2-how-to-update-the-defenses-of-your-moodle-site-against-unwanted-robots/ Moodle-based e-learning company Pukunui is offering warning and advice for Moodle site administrators or job roles involving data security. As reported on Pukuni’s blog, this month Google will discontinue reCAPTCHA v1, the original tool designed to verify the identity of users login into pages. The new version, reCAPTCHA v2, brings an improved, machine learning-based…

Moodle minor release is here, with some features you’d want to know about!

Source: https://moodle.com/uncategorized/moodle-minor-release-features-youd-want-know/ Heads up Moodlers. Moodle 3.4.2 (and 3.3.5) are now available at download.moodle.org. As mentioned by our Open Source Development Coordinator, Sander Bangma, in his moodle.org post a couple of weeks back, the new minor version of Moodle comes with two important additions, which we would like to share again today. GDPR functionality Recently, we…