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April’s General Developer Meeting recording is now available (Check out the changes to messaging)

April’s General Developer Meeting recording is now available (Check out the changes to messaging)

Below you'll find embedded the General Developer Meeting which focuses on changes and advances in Moodle 2.9. Below is a brief synopsis of the topics highlighted (with what minute they start) 02 minutes - Andrew Nicols' new temp directories (MDL-44874) 04 minutes - Urs Hunkler and Mustache theme template (logic-less theme template) 22 minutes - Daymon Weise with updated Ajax handler 38 [...]

UCL’s Digital Business Academy MOOCs making waves

UCL’s Digital Business Academy MOOCs making waves

TechCrunch recently picked up and published stats on the new "Digital Business Academy" which was created by Tech City and is powered by course materials from University College London. According to the article over 12,000 students have registered for the free courses which are aimed to provide business skills to those who want to learn more about entrepreneurship and business. From the [...]

Ways to check student activity in your Moodle course using Reports and Logs

Ways to check student activity in your Moodle course using Reports and Logs

Here's a quick video that highlights the ways that you can look up student activity to verify that students have reviewed material, participated in course and completed required exercises. The reports and logs in Moodle are a great way to validate whether or not students are staying pace and reading what they need to be within a given course. Log reports can be configured by activity, time [...]

Moodle QA Testing now over 95%

Moodle QA Testing now over 95%

Moodle's QA Testing round for 2.9 now looks to be over 95% complete with about 15 open tracker tickets left to be further developed, fixed, tested or peer reviewed. There is a short list of "must fix" items for Moodle's 2.9 release pending as well. Great work to the bug finders and QA testers who volunteered to try out the new features and validate that they were in working order. If you have [...]

Share 3D Art/Projects in your Moodle Course with Sketchfab embedding for Atto

Share 3D Art/Projects in your Moodle Course with Sketchfab embedding for Atto

Here's a cool little addon that allows you to embed Sketchfab models directly into Moodle with just a button and a link (users can also embed directly from the site). The plugin is an addon for Atto toolbar and requires 2.7 or higher. Check it out here: https://moodle.org/plugins/view/atto_sketchfab For any projects that require 3D rendering or using Sketchfab already in your [...]

Microsoft Shutters the Open Tech group which collaborated on support for Office 365 for Moodle

Microsoft Shutters the Open Tech group which collaborated on support for Office 365 for Moodle

On the heels of working with Remote-Learner to create an Office 365 integration for Moodle announced early in 2015, Microsoft has shut down it's Open Tech subsidiary while creating a new internal Microsoft Open Technology Programs Office. The organization's goals, says Open Tech president Jean Paoli have been achieved, During its operation, MS Open Tech has helped connect Microsoft with a number [...]

WIRIS for Atto available

WIRIS for Atto available

The WIRIS editor is a visual mathematical equation editor that you can use to create rich mathematics and science equations in your Moodle (anywhere there's a text editor: quizzes, labels, pages, etc.). Students can also use the editor to answer questions by creating their own equations with the editor for use in essay or short answer questions or online assignments. WIRIS tools are now [...]

New Quiz Feature in Moodle 2.9: item dependencies

New Quiz Feature in Moodle 2.9: item dependencies

Tim Hunt has published a quick discussion on a new feature coming to Moodle 2.9 which provides additional settings to control how quizzes display their questions to students. The particular settings help to limit visibility to quiz items until a student has met the criteria (kind of like a conditional release of questions within a quiz). The dependencies are set up to prevent a student from [...]

All or Nothing Multiple Choice Question type available

All or Nothing Multiple Choice Question type available

Within the standard MCQ question type in Core Moodle where questions generally have only 1 correct answer there is an option to allow multiple answers (check all that apply).     If this option is selected each answer carries it's own grade % of the question so if A and B are both correct, the configuration would be that A and B carry 50% each and that C and D are worth 0 [...]

Moodle Marhara Moot France 2015 is June 10th – 12th, has a site you should definitely see

Moodle Marhara Moot France 2015 is June 10th – 12th, has a site you should definitely see

The Moodlemoot/Marharahui 2015 will be held June 10th through 12th at l'Université François-Rabelais de Tours in France. Registration is 295€ until May 2nd for early bird registration. There are also deals for sending a group (5 people) to the conference at a huge discounted rate. This is the 11th annual Moot in France. Check out more information at the official [...]

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