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{{About Moodle}}
 
{{About Moodle}}
If you are a student on Moodle, here's a quick overview of the changes you can expect to see when your Moodle site is using Moodle 3.1:
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If you are a student on Moodle, here's a quick overview of the changes you can expect to see when your Moodle site is using Moodle 3.7:
 
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==Assessing and grading==
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'''Learning plans:'''
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*If your organisation uses learning plans with Competency based education, you can view your learning plans from your profile or a Learning plans block on your dashboard.
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*You can also upload evidence of prior learning
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[[File:DocsForumReplySamePage.png|600px]]
[[File:NFLPlist.png|thumb|600px|center|Learning plans and Evidence]]
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            <h4>Forum: Inline editing</h4>
'''Check progress and request reviews:'''
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            <p>MUA-funded improvements to the Forum activity include adding and replying to discussions online.</p>
 
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Click a learning plan to view the competencies, check their status, request a review or find other courses with those competencies.
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[[File:NFStudentLP.png|thumb|600px|center|Checking progress]]
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'''Receive annotated assignment submissions:'''
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[[File:DocsForumStudentStarSort.png|600px]]
 
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''If enabled by the administrator'', you can upload docx or odt files as assignment submissions and they will be converted to pdf files with the teacher's annotations ready for you to download and view.
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            <h4>Forum: Star and sort</h4>
 
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<p>Further Forum enhancements include the ability to star and sort discussions.</p>
[[File:NFConvertedFiles.png|thumb|600px|center|Assignment feedback annotated]]
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==Usability==
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'''Bulk download files'''
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If your teacher has added folders to your course, you can now download all the files inside them as a zipped folder for easy offline access.
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[[File:NFDownloadFolder.png|600px|center|thumb|Downloading all files in a folder]]
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'''Search the site:'''
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*If your admin has enabled it, a search box to the left of your user menu will allow you to search for specific resources and activities everywhere you have access to (1).
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[[File:DocsMuteMessages.png|600px]]
*You can also add a [[Global search block]] to your Dashboard to search from there as well (2).
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            <h4>Messaging: Improved interface</h4>
[[File:NFStudentGS.png|thumb|600px|center|Ways to search the site]]
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            <p>[[Messaging]] enhancements include a link to a full page, 2 column view and the ability to mute conversations</p>
 
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'''Find tagged activities:'''
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Activities and resources can now be tagged by the teacher, making it easy for you to find related useful content:
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[[File:NFTaggedActivities.png|thumb|600px|center|Tagged activities search results]]
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[[File:DocsPrivateMessagingSpace.png|600px]]
 
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==Communication==
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            <h4>Messaging: Your own private space</h4>
'''Send messages more efficiently:'''
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            <p>You now have a personal space for notes, links and reminders as part of the Messaging drawer.</p>
 
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*You can now find the Message button directly next to the user's picture, making it much easier to get in touch.
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[[File:NFMessagebuttonExample.png|thumb|600px|center|Sending a message]]
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'''Link directly to forum posts'''
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A new permalink feature allows you easily to copy and share direct links to important forum posts.
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[[File:NFPermalink.png|thumb|600px|center|Permalinks]]
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[[File:DocsQuizClearChoice.png|600px]]
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            <h4>Quiz: Clear my choice</h4>
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            <p>Change your mind and remove your choice in a multiple choice quiz question.</p>
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[[File:DocsLessonMedia_File_Upload.png|600px]]
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            <h4>Lesson: Add media in an essay</h4>
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<p>Attach files such as images or record sound/video when answering an essay question</p>
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[[File:DocsBookPrint.png|600px]]
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            <h4>Book: Better printing</h4>
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            <p>Print books or chapters in books with a more attractive output.</p>
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[[File:DocsCompetenciesLearningPlansCourse.png|600px]]
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            <h4>Competencies</h4>
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            <p>Filter competencies by activities from the link in the navigation drawer</p>
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[[File:DocsStudentUpcomingActivitiesAlert.png|600px]]
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            <h4>Upcoming activities due</h4>
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            <p>If enabled by admin from the Analytics settings, students may be notified of activities soon to be due..</p>
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[[Category:New features]]
 
[[Category:New features]]
  
 
[[es:Nuevo para estudiantes]]
 
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[[de:Neu für Teilnehmer/innen]]
 
[[de:Neu für Teilnehmer/innen]]

Latest revision as of 15:48, 18 May 2019

If you are a student on Moodle, here's a quick overview of the changes you can expect to see when your Moodle site is using Moodle 3.7:

  • DocsForumReplySamePage.png

    Forum: Inline editing

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

  • DocsForumStudentStarSort.png

    Forum: Star and sort

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

  • DocsMuteMessages.png

    Messaging: Improved interface

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

  • DocsPrivateMessagingSpace.png

    Messaging: Your own private space

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

  • DocsQuizClearChoice.png

    Quiz: Clear my choice

    Change your mind and remove your choice in a multiple choice quiz question.

  • DocsLessonMedia File Upload.png

    Lesson: Add media in an essay

    Attach files such as images or record sound/video when answering an essay question

  • DocsBookPrint.png

    Book: Better printing

    Print books or chapters in books with a more attractive output.

  • DocsCompetenciesLearningPlansCourse.png

    Competencies

    Filter competencies by activities from the link in the navigation drawer

  • DocsStudentUpcomingActivitiesAlert.png

    Upcoming activities due

    If enabled by admin from the Analytics settings, students may be notified of activities soon to be due..