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
Messaging: Improved interface
Messaging enhancements include a link to a full page, 2 column view and the ability to mute conversations
Messaging: Your own private space
You now have a personal space for notes, links and reminders as part of the Messaging drawer.
Quiz: Clear my choice
Change your mind and remove your choice in a multiple choice quiz question.
Lesson: Add media in an essay
Attach files such as images or record sound/video when answering an essay question
Book: Better printing
Print books or chapters in books with a more attractive output.
Competencies and Learning plans
Filter competencies by activities from the link in the navigation drawer and view related learning plans.
Messaging: Delete conversations in groups
Teachers may be given a capability to delete messages from users in group conversations. See more
Forums: More control
Teachers or others with permission can add a private reply in a forum and can manually lock discussions. See Using Forum
Badges: Competencies as a criterion
Badges may now be awarded based on competencies, (and competencies may be graded when grading activities) See more
Course custom fields
If enabled by admin, custom fields in the course settings may be added to provide extra information and improve searching.
Teachers can view hidden chapters in a book with the editing turned off .
Assignment: Rotate submitted PDFs
New icons allow you to change the orientation of submitted assignments for easier grading
Competencies: Filter by activity
When rating competencies, filter them by their linked activity or resource.
Lesson: Include media when grading essays
The Lesson activity now allows for teachers and students to include media in Essay type questions.
New theme: Classic
Clean, More and the hidden Bootstrapbase are removed and replaced with the customisable Classic theme.
Significant improvements to Learning Analytics increase usability and efficiency.
Hide course lists
New capabilities include moodle/category:viewcourselist which allows you to define who can see lists of courses in various categories.
Messaging settings are in a new site administration category.
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. See more
LTI 1.3 and Advantage
Moodle is one of the first platforms to implement this IMS Global standard.
Perform large backups in the background while doing other tasks.
A new setting allows you to easily test outgoing mail configuration.