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…

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 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 1

Source: http://tandl.churchward.ca/2018/05/implementing-moodles-privacy-api-in.html The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR has now come into effect. Essentially it is a regulation in EU law designed to protect the privacy of online data for individuals within the EU. As such, any online service providers who work within the EU, or have members from the EU, need to address their…

Made In Michigan ‘Fordson’ Theme Gets Ready For Moodle 3.5 Style ‘Shake-Up’

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/made-in-michigan-fordson-theme-gets-ready-for-moodle-3-5-style-shake-up/ A Moodle.com profile of the Dearborn School District, which serves some 21,000 K-12 students in the Greater Detroit area, describes IT leader Chris Kenniburg as a “Moodle guru,” in large part thanks to his work with “Fordson,” a free, powerful and highly customizable theme designed for a large K-12 community of students and teachers. For the upcoming Moodle 3.5, an upgrade…

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…

Feature Friday: Mobile support for plugins

Source: https://moodle.com/development/feature-friday-mobile-support-plugins/ Have you used our Moodle Mobile App as an educator or a learner? If you haven’t it may only be a matter of time until you do as there is a growing requirement to take learning outside of the classroom and to make your learning accessible everywhere and anytime. In keeping with this trend and our…