New features

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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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    Improved support for Open Badges v 2.0

    You can now connect to other Open Badges v 2.0 platforms and exchange badges with the Badgr.io platform.

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    LTI 1.3 Advantage

    Moodle is one of the first platforms to implement this IMS Global standard.