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==For teachers==
 
===Conditional activity enhancements===
 
The interface for setting up  conditional activities has been streamlined and it's now possible to restrict access with "or" conditions and use nested restrictions for complex access criteria.
 
  
  
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===Assignment improvements===
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=== For teachers ===
  
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            <h4>Conditional activity enhancements</h4>
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            <p>The interface for setting up  conditional activities has been streamlined and it's now possible to restrict access with "or" conditions and use nested restrictions for complex access criteria.
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</p>
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            <h4>Assignment improvements</h4>
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            <p>
 
#Teachers can now control when to send feedback to students via a checkbox.
 
#Teachers can now control when to send feedback to students via a checkbox.
 
#If allowed,they may edit or delete student submissions.
 
#If allowed,they may edit or delete student submissions.
 
#Online text assignmnents can have a word limit and teachers can edit student work directly inline.
 
#Online text assignmnents can have a word limit and teachers can edit student work directly inline.
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</p>
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          </div>
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    </ul>
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[[File:Assignment.png|thumb|center|600px]]
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  <div class="row-fluid">
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            <h4>Quiz improvements</h4>
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            <p>Duplicating and moving questions is now easier and there is an option to 'Save changes and continue editing'. Quiz reports have been improved and the Essay question now allows students simply to add an attachment with no accompanying text.</p>
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        </div>
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  </div>
  
===Quiz improvements===
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=== For administrators and managers ===
Duplicating and moving questions is now easier and there is an option to 'Save changes and continue editing'. Quiz reports have been improved and the Essay question now allows students simply to add an attachment with no accompanying text.
 
  
==For administrators==
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  <div class="row-fluid">
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    <ul class="thumbnails">
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      <li class="span6">
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        <div class="thumbnail">
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[[File:image.png|600px]]
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          <div class="caption">
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            <h4>Long term support</h4>
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            <p>By popular demand, Moodle 2.7 will have extended support of 3 years (until June 2017) for  security and data-loss fixes, twice the time of other releases.</p>
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          </div>
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        </div>
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[[File:Themes.png|600px]]
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          <div class="caption">
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            <h4>Themes</h4>
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            <p>With the focus on improved responsive design, Clean is now default, and a completely new theme, More, allows customisation from within the admin interface. All other themes have been moved to the plugins database.</p>
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          </div>
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        </div>
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      </li>
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    </ul>
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  </div>
  
===Long term support===
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  <div class="row-fluid">
By popular demand, Moodle 2.7 will have extended support of 3 years (until June 2017) for security and data-loss fixes, twice the time of other releases.
+
    <ul class="thumbnails">
 +
      <li class="span6">
 +
        <div class="thumbnail">
 +
[[File:Logging.png|600px]]
 +
          <div class="caption">
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            <h4>Event logging</h4>
 +
            <p>A new logging subsystem with plugins means Moodle logging can be very detailed and external, supporting better analytics.</p>
 +
          </div>
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        </div>
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      </li>
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      <li class="span6">
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        <div class="thumbnail">
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[[File:Scheduled tasks.png|600px]]
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          <div class="caption">
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            <h4>Scheduled tasks management</h4>
 +
            <p>With an improved scheduling system, tasks can be scheduled precisely, even on complex clustered servers. See [[Scheduled tasks]] for details.</p>
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            </div>
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        </div>
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      </li>
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    </ul>
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  </div>
  
===Themes===
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=== For all users ===
With the focus on improved responsive design, Clean is now default, and a completely new theme, More, allows customisation from within the admin interface. All other themes have been moved to the plugins database.
 
  
[[File:Themes.png|center|thumb|600px]]
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  <div class="row-fluid">
 +
    <ul class="thumbnails">
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      <li class="span6">
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        <div class="thumbnail">
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[[File:Attp.png|600px]]
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          <div class="caption">
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            <h4>Atto, a new editor</h4>
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            <p>Our new Moodle editor focuses on usability and accessibility. TinyMCE is still available, but Atto will be the default you'll want to use.</p>
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          </div>
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        </div>
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      </li>
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      <li class="span6">
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        <div class="thumbnail">
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[[File:MathJax.png|600px]]
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          <div class="caption">
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            <h4>MathJax filter</h4>
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            <p>A new mathematical equation editor works on all devices.</p>
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          </div>
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        </div>
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      </li>
 +
    </ul>
 +
  </div>
  
===Event logging===
+
  <div class="row-fluid">
A new logging subsystem with plugins means Moodle logging can be very detailed and external, supporting better analytics.
+
    <ul class="thumbnails">
 +
      <li class="span6">
 +
        <div class="thumbnail">
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[[File:emailogin.png|600px]]
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          <div class="caption">
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            <h4>Log in with your email address</h4>
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            <p>A new admin setting allows users to log in not only with their normal username but also with their email address.</p>
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          </div>
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        </div>
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      </li>
 +
    </ul>
 +
  </div>
  
[[File:Logging.png|thumb|center|600px]]
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</div>
 
 
===Scheduled tasks management===
 
With an improved scheduling system, tasks can be scheduled precisely, even on complex clustered servers. See [[Scheduled tasks]] for details.
 
 
 
[[File:Scheduled tasks.png|thumb|center|600px]]
 
 
 
==For all users==
 
 
 
===Atto, a new editor===
 
Our new Moodle editor focuses on usability and accessibility. TinyMCE is still available, but Atto will be the default you'll want to use.
 
 
 
[[File:Attp.png|thumb|center|600px]]
 
 
 
===MathJax filter===
 
A new mathematical equation editor works on all devices.
 
 
 
[[File:MathJax.png|thumb|center|600px]]
 
 
 
===Log in with your email address===
 
A new admin setting allows users to log in not only with their normal username but also with their email address.
 
 
 
[[File:emailogin.png|thumb|center|600px]]
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 10:26, 9 May 2014

Moodle 2.7 brings a lot of exciting new features for teachers, students and administrators. You can watch screencasts on some of these highlights on the official MoodleHQ YouTube page: Moodle 2.7 Release Highlights Playlist.

Full details of the release, with technical information, can be found in the Moodle 2.7 Release notes.



For teachers

  • ConditionalActivities.png

    Conditional activity enhancements

    The interface for setting up conditional activities has been streamlined and it's now possible to restrict access with "or" conditions and use nested restrictions for complex access criteria.

  • Assignment.png

    Assignment improvements

    1. Teachers can now control when to send feedback to students via a checkbox.
    2. If allowed,they may edit or delete student submissions.
    3. Online text assignmnents can have a word limit and teachers can edit student work directly inline.

  • image.png

    Quiz improvements

    Duplicating and moving questions is now easier and there is an option to 'Save changes and continue editing'. Quiz reports have been improved and the Essay question now allows students simply to add an attachment with no accompanying text.

For administrators and managers

  • image.png

    Long term support

    By popular demand, Moodle 2.7 will have extended support of 3 years (until June 2017) for security and data-loss fixes, twice the time of other releases.

  • Themes.png

    Themes

    With the focus on improved responsive design, Clean is now default, and a completely new theme, More, allows customisation from within the admin interface. All other themes have been moved to the plugins database.

  • Logging.png

    Event logging

    A new logging subsystem with plugins means Moodle logging can be very detailed and external, supporting better analytics.

  • Scheduled tasks.png

    Scheduled tasks management

    With an improved scheduling system, tasks can be scheduled precisely, even on complex clustered servers. See Scheduled tasks for details.

For all users

  • Attp.png

    Atto, a new editor

    Our new Moodle editor focuses on usability and accessibility. TinyMCE is still available, but Atto will be the default you'll want to use.

  • MathJax.png

    MathJax filter

    A new mathematical equation editor works on all devices.

  • emailogin.png

    Log in with your email address

    A new admin setting allows users to log in not only with their normal username but also with their email address.

See also