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{{About Moodle}}
 
{{About Moodle}}
If you're a teacher in Moodle, then this page will tell you about the major changes affecting you in Moodle 3.3.
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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 3.7
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            <h4>Better Office integration</h4>
 
            <p>Log in and easily access documents from Microsoft Office and the Google G-Suite.</p>
 
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             <h4>Improved dashboard</h4>
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             <h4>Messaging: Delete conversations in groups</h4>
             <p>Thanks to this MUA project, you can now easily see check progress and see activities needing grading from the new [[Course overview|Course overview block]].</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>Font Awesome</h4>
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             <h4>Forums: More control</h4>
             <p>This popular, responsive set of icons is now available in core for the benefit of everyone.</p>
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             <p>Teachers or others with permission can add a private reply in a forum and can manually lock discussions. See [[Using Forum]]</p>
 
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            <h4>Emoji support</h4>
 
            <p>Brighen up communication with fun emoji characters anywhere that text can be entered</p>
 
       
 
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             <h4>Set a 'Grade by' reminder</h4>
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             <h4>Badges: Competencies as a criterion</h4>
             <p> Set a reminder to alert you in the course overview </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>Specify assignment file types</h4>
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             <h4>Course custom fields</h4>
             <p> Choose which file types students can upload to their assignments</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>Collapse comments in assignments</h4>
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             <h4>Book: View hidden chapters</h4>
             <p>Collapse assignment feedback comments for greater readability</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>Securely grade Office assignment submissions</h4>
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             <h4>Assignment: Rotate submitted PDFs</h4>
             <p>Use an access controlled link to grade assignments submitted from G-Suite or MS Office</p>
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             <p>New icons allow you to change the orientation of submitted assignments for easier grading</p>
 
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<h4>Better activity completion management</h4>
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            <h4>Competencies: Filter by activity</h4>
             <p>Bulk edit and update completion settings in your courses.</p>
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             <p>When rating competencies, filter them by their linked activity or resource.</p>
 
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             <h4>Drag and drop media</h4>
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             <h4>Lesson: Include media when grading essays</h4>
             <p>Drag and drop media directly onto the course page</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>Stealth activities: available but not shown</h4>
 
            <p>An improvement on  'orphaned sections', links may now be made to activities which are not shown on the course page</p>
 
         
 
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            <h4>'More tag areas</h4>
 
            <p>Glossary entries, forum posts and book chapters may now be tagged for easier searching</p>
 
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Latest revision as of 17:52, 18 May 2019

If you're a teacher in Moodle, then this page will tell you about the major changes affecting you in Moodle 3.7


  • DocsTeacherDeletemessages.png

    Messaging: Delete conversations in groups

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

  • DocsForumPrivateReply.png

    Forums: More control

    Teachers or others with permission can add a private reply in a forum and can manually lock discussions. See Using Forum

  • DocsBadgesCompetenciesCriterion.png

    Badges: Competencies as a criterion

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

  • DocsCourseCustomFields IndexView.png

    Course custom fields

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

  • DocsTeacherHiddenBookPage.png

    Book: View hidden chapters

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

  • DocsAssignmentPDFRotate.png

    Assignment: Rotate submitted PDFs

    New icons allow you to change the orientation of submitted assignments for easier grading

  • DocsTeacherFilterCompetenciesbyActivity.png

    Competencies: Filter by activity

    When rating competencies, filter them by their linked activity or resource.

  • DocsLessonGradingEssay.png

    Lesson: Include media when grading essays

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