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If you're a teacher in Moodle, then this page will tell you about the major changes affecting you in Moodle 3.6
 
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             <h4>Display course images on the dashboard</h4>
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             <h4>Improved course overview</h4>
             <p>Images added to the course settings will now display on the [[Course overview]] on the [[Dashboard]] while courses with no images will display attractive patterns..</p>
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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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             <h4>More efficient user management </h4>
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             <h4>Useful new dashboard blocks</h4>
            <p>You can now bulk edit and delete self-enrolled users from the Participants page.</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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             <h4>Filter quiz questions by tags</h4>
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             <h4>Message your groups</h4>
             <p>Thanks to this [https://moodleassociation.org/ Moodle Users Association (MUA)] improved tag functionality allows you to filter questions in the [[Question bank]] and when [[Building Quiz|adding random questions]].</p>
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             <p>Enable group [[Messaging|messaging]] when setting up groups and from the [[Messaging|new messaging interface]], start group conversations.</p>
 
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             <h4>Directly record sound and video</h4>
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             <h4>More information on your badges</h4>
             <p>New buttons in the Atto editor allow you to record directly into Moodle.</p>
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             <p>Support for Open Badges v2.0 spec allows you to add more details when [[Managing badges|awarding badges]].</p>
 
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             <h4>Upload files when grading quiz essay questions</h4>
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             <h4>Record assignment feedback</h4>
             <p>Thanks to this [https://moodleassociation.org/ Moodle Users Association (MUA)] project, improved tags functionality allows you to add tags and filter tags directly from the question bank.</p>
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             <p>Media and other file uploads are now permitted when grading assignments, meaning teachers can record their feedback and/or include supporting images or other files. </p>
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             <h4>Specify file types for quiz essay questions</h4>
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             <h4>Quiz improvements</h4>
             <p>Let your students see which file types may  be uploaded in the Quiz [[[Essay question type]]</p>
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             <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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             <h4>More badge criteria</h4>
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             <h4>Easily find duplicated items</h4>
             <p>Award badges based on previously earned badges See [[Badges]] for more information.</p>
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             <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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             <h4>Hide page last modifed dates</h4>
             <p>Bootstrap 4 stable brings new icons and a clearly defined 'Switch role to' link.</p>
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Revision as of 14:58, 26 November 2018

If you're a teacher in Moodle, then this page will tell you about the major changes affecting you in Moodle 3.6

  • 36docsenablinggroupmessaging.png

    Message your groups

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

  • 36docsnewbadgecriteria.png

    More information on your badges

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

  • docsAssignmentFeedback.png

    Record assignment feedback

    Media and other file uploads are now permitted when grading assignments, meaning teachers can record their feedback and/or include supporting images or other files.

  • docsDDMquestiontype.png

    Quiz improvements

    The Drag and drop markers question type is easier to edit, and thanks to the MUA, the Quiz statistics report has improved usability.

  • docsDuplicatedFileNames.png

    Easily find duplicated items

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

  • docsPageLastModified.png

    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..