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Moodle 3.5 focuses on GDPR compliance and enhanced usability and accessiblity.

Read on for Moodle 3.5 highlights, or watch our Youtube playlist of 3.5 New features.

Full details of the release with technical information can be found in the Moodle 3.5 release notes.


For all users

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    Privacy and policies area in Profile

    Access site policies and make data requests from links in your Profile.

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    Course images on the dashboard

    Images or coloured patterns brighten up course descriptions on the dashboard Course overview.

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    Clearer icons, accessible fonts

    The use of Bootstrap 4 stable means enhanced appearance for users and better theming options for developers.

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    Directly record sound and video

    Buttons in the Atto editor allow you to record directly into Moodle

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    Choice results display

    Know in advance how the Choice results will display

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    Moodle from your Mobile!

    Coming soon.. a new improved Moodle Mobile app.

For teachers

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    More efficient user management

    Search, filter and bulk edit or delete self enrolled learners from the Participants and Enrolments screen.

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    Award badges based on other badges

    Amongst new badges criteria is the ability to award badges based on previously earned badges.

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    Filter questions by tag

    This Moodle Users Association funded project means tags may be added and filtered directly in the Question bank and when adding random questions.

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    Quiz Essay questions

    Specify accepted file types for the Quiz Essay question type and upload files when grading them

For administrators

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    GDPR features

    New Privacy and policies links help meet GDPR requirements.

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    Simple Global Search

    A new, simple Global search feature is available without the need to install an external engine.

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    LTI Advantage 1.1 support

    External tool settings now include support for LTI Membership and AGS services..

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    More badge criteria

    Award badges for user picture upload, cohort membership and previously awarded badges.

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    Cohort themes

    Specify a theme for a cohort for easy differentiation.

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    New capabilities

    There are eleven new capabilities, including several relating to data, privacy and policies.