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{{About Moodle}}
 
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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 3.5
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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>Display course images on the dashboard</h4>
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             <h4>Messaging: Delete conversations in groups</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>Teachers may be given a capability to delete messages from users in group conversations.</p>
 
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             <h4>Mark activities as complete</h4>
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             <h4>Forums: More control</h4>
             <p>A new capability ''Override activity completion status'' means teachers can manually mark as complete (or incomplete) activities on behalf of learners.</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>Helpful file type selector</h4>
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             <h4>Badges: Competencies as a criterion</h4>
             <p>When specifying required file types in workshops and assignments, and when uploading media files, a list of suggested file types makes the selection easier.</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>Tag database entries</h4>
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             <h4>Course custom fields</h4>
             <p>Following the glossary, forum post and book chapter tagging in our last release, you can now allow learners to tag database entries..</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>Better calendar management</h4>
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             <h4>Book: View hidden chapters</h4>
             <p>Thanks to this [https://moodleassociation.org/ Moodle Users Association (MUA)] project, you can easily [[Calendar|manage calendar events]]- and view new category events- in a handy popup window..</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>Drag and drop calendar events</h4>
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             <h4>Assignment: Rotate submitted PDFs</h4>
             <p>This MUA-funded [[Calendar]] improvement allows you to easily change events in the calendar by dragging and dropping them to new dates.</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>Private files storage display</h4>
 
            <p>When uploading files to your [[Private files]], you now see how much space you have used, helping you to better manage your storage limit.</p>
 
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             <h4>Improved Global search</h4>
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             <h4>Competencies: Filter by activity</h4>
             <p>If Global search is enabled, it's now possible to search blocks and courses you are not enrolled in.</p>
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             <p>When rating competencies, filter them by their linked activity or resource.</p>
       
 
 
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             <h4>Easier activity navigation</h4>
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             <h4>Lesson: Include media when grading essays</h4>
             <p>'Previous' and 'Next' links, along with a jump-to menu make navigating around courses easier and more intuitive.</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>Moodle from your Mobile!</h4>
 
            <p>Links in the footer and user profiles now encourage you to download and use the Moodle Mobile app.</p>
 
       
 
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[[Category:New features]]
 
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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.