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             <p>Sort, star, hide and display courses more efficiently thanks to the welcome [[Course overview]] improvements on your [[Dashboard|dashboard]].</p>
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<p>Keep up to date with the [[Timeline block]], the [[Starred courses block]], the [[Recently accessed courses block]] and the [[Recently accessed items block]], all available for the dashboard.</p>
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             <p>[[Messaging]] enhancements bring greater control over who can message you along with the ability to star messages and engage in group messaging.</p>
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             <p>If enabled by the administrator,a [[Nextcloud repository]] may be searched for uploading files to your courses, both as copies or access controlled links</p>
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Revision as of 16:35, 29 April 2019


Read on for Moodle 3.7 highlights, or watch our Youtube playlist of 3.7 New features.

Full details of the release with technical information can be found in the Moodle 3.7 release notes.


For all users

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    Forum: Inline editing

    MUA-funded improvements to the Forum activity include adding and replying to discussions online, starring and sorting discussions.

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    Forum: Private replies

    Further Forum enhancements include the ability to reply privately to a discussion.

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    Messaging: Improved interface

    Messaging enhancements include a link to a full page, 2 column view and the ability to mute conversations

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    Messaging: Your own private space

    You now have a personal space for notes, links and reminders as part of the Messaging drawer.

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    Clearer privacy links in your profile

    Easily see how to contact the PO, request data or account deletion and view a data retention summary page from your profile page.

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    Hide yourself in the online users block

    Monitor courses without being seen by clicking the 'eye' against your name in the Online users block.

For teachers

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    Message your groups

    Enable group messaging when setting up groups and from the new messaging interface, start group conversations.

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    More information on your badges

    Support for Open Badges v2.0 spec allows you to add more details when awarding badges.

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    Easily find duplicated items

    As with courses, duplicated resources are now appended with 'copy' so you can easily distinguish between the original and copy.

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    Hide page last modifed dates

    A new option in the Page resource allows you to choose to display or hide the date it was last updated..

For administrators

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    Privacy enhancements

    New settings include optional agreements, bulk handling of data requests, a data summary page and clearer profile privacy links.

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    Message access control

    A new setting in Advanced features lets the admin decide whether or not to enable site wide messaging.

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    Nextcloud integration

    Nextcloud is now available as an OAuth2 service. Users may access a Nextcloud repository and share files as copies or with controlled access.

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    Context freezing

    A new work-in-progress feature accessed from Development/Experimental settings means categories, blocks, courses and content may be set to 'read-only'.

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    Paypal support Rupees

    Indian rupees may now be displayed as an option for PayPal enrolment.

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    Control audio/video recording

    A new capability specifying who can use the audio and video recording buttons in the Atto editor allows you to control such recordings.