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             <h4>Forum: Inline editing</h4>
 
             <h4>Forum: Inline editing</h4>
             <p>MUA-funded improvements to the Forum activity include adding and replying to discussions online, starring and sorting discussions.</p>
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             <p>MUA-funded improvements to the Forum activity include adding and replying to discussions online.</p>
 
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             <h4>Forum: Private replies</h4>
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             <h4>Forum: Star and sort</h4>
<p>Further Forum enhancements include the ability to reply privately to a discussion.</p>
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<p>Further Forum enhancements include the ability to star and sort discussions.</p>
 
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            <h4>Clearer privacy links in your profile</h4>
 
            <p>Easily see how to contact the PO, request data or account deletion and view a data retention summary page from your [[User profiles |profile page]].</p>
 
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            <h4>Hide yourself in the online users block</h4>
 
            <p>Monitor courses without being seen by clicking the 'eye' against your name in the [[Online users block]].</p>
 
       
 
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             <h4>Message your groups</h4>
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             <h4>Messaging: Delete conversations in groups</h4>
             <p>Enable group [[Messaging|messaging]] when setting up groups and from the [[Messaging|new messaging interface]], start group conversations.</p>
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             <p>Teachers may be given a capability to delete messages from users in group conversations.</p>
 
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             <h4>More information on your badges</h4>
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             <h4>Forums: Reply privately</h4>
             <p>Support for Open Badges v2.0 spec allows you to add more details when [[Managing badges|awarding badges]].</p>
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             <p>Teachers or others with permission can add a private reply in a forum, visible by only the recipient.</p>
 
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             <h4>Record assignment feedback</h4>
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             <h4>Badges: Competencies as a criterion</h4>
             <p>Media and other file uploads are now permitted when [[Assignment settings|grading assignments]], meaning teachers can record their feedback and/or include supporting images or other files. </p>
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             <p>Badges may now be awarded based on competencies, (and competencies may be graded when grading activities) </p>
 
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             <h4>Quiz improvements</h4>
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             <h4>Course custom fields</h4>
             <p>The [[Drag and drop markers question type]] is easier to edit, and thanks to the [https://moodleassociation.org MUA], the [[Quiz statistics report]] has improved usability.</p>
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             <p>If enabled by admin, custom fields in the course settings may be added to provide extra information and improve searching.</p>
 
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             <h4>Easily find duplicated items</h4>
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             <h4>Book: View hidden chapters</h4>
             <p>As with courses, duplicated resources are now appended with 'copy' so you can easily distinguish between the original and copy. </p>
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             <p>Teachers can view hidden chapters in a book with the editing turned off . </p>
 
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             <h4>Hide page last modifed dates</h4>
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             <h4>Lesson: Include media when grading essays</h4>
             <p>A new option in the [[Page]] resource allows you to choose to display or hide the date it was last updated..</p>
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             <p>The Lesson activity now allows for teachers and students to include media in Essay type questions.</p>
 
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             <h4>Privacy enhancements</h4>
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             <h4>New theme: Classic</h4>
             <p>New settings include optional agreements, bulk handling of data requests, a data summary page and clearer profile privacy links.</p>
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             <p>Clean, More and the hidden Bootstrapbase are removed and replaced with the customisable Classic theme.</p>
 
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             <h4>Message access control</h4>
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             <h4>Learning Analytics</h4>
             <p>A new setting in Advanced features lets the admin decide whether or not to enable site wide messaging.</p>
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             <p>Significant improvements to Learning Analytics increase usability and efficiency.</p>
 
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             <h4>Site information</h4>
             <p>Nextcloud is now available as an OAuth2 service. Users may access a Nextcloud repository and share files as copies or with controlled access.</p>
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             <p>A new Site information page will provide metadata to support Learning Analytics</p>
 
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             <h4>Messaging</h4>
             <p>A new work-in-progress feature accessed from Development/Experimental settings means categories, blocks, courses and content may be set to  'read-only'.</p>
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             <p>Messaging settings are in a new site administration category.</p>
 
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             <h4>Paypal support Rupees</h4>
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             <h4>LTI 3 support</h4>
             <p>Indian rupees may now be displayed as an option for [[PayPal enrolment]].</p>
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             <p>Moodle now supports LTI 3 Advantage.</p>
 
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Revision as of 11:47, 1 May 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.

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    Forum: Star and sort

    Further Forum enhancements include the ability to star and sort discussions.

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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.


For teachers

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    Messaging: Delete conversations in groups

    Teachers may be given a capability to delete messages from users in group conversations.

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    Forums: Reply privately

    Teachers or others with permission can add a private reply in a forum, visible by only the recipient.

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    Badges: Competencies as a criterion

    Badges may now be awarded based on competencies, (and competencies may be graded when grading activities)

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    Course custom fields

    If enabled by admin, custom fields in the course settings may be added to provide extra information and improve searching.

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    Book: View hidden chapters

    Teachers can view hidden chapters in a book with the editing turned off .

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    Lesson: Include media when grading essays

    The Lesson activity now allows for teachers and students to include media in Essay type questions.

For administrators

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    New theme: Classic

    Clean, More and the hidden Bootstrapbase are removed and replaced with the customisable Classic theme.

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    Learning Analytics

    Significant improvements to Learning Analytics increase usability and efficiency.

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    Site information

    A new Site information page will provide metadata to support Learning Analytics

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    Messaging

    Messaging settings are in a new site administration category.

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    LTI 3 support

    Moodle now supports LTI 3 Advantage.

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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.