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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 3.6
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             <h4>Improved course overview</h4>
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             <h4>Messaging: Delete conversations in groups</h4>
             <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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             <p>Teachers may be given a capability to delete messages from users in group conversations.</p>
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             <h4>Useful new dashboard blocks</h4>
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             <h4>Forums: More control</h4>
<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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            <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>Message your groups</h4>
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             <h4>Badges: Competencies as a criterion</h4>
             <p>Enable group [[Messaging|messaging]] when setting up groups and from the [[Messaging|new messaging interface]], start group conversations.</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>More information on your badges</h4>
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             <h4>Course custom fields</h4>
             <p>Support for Open Badges v2.0 spec allows you to add more details when [[Managing badges|awarding badges]].</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>Record assignment feedback</h4>
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             <h4>Book: View hidden chapters</h4>
             <p>Media and other file uploads are now permitted when [[Assignment settings|grading assignments]], meaning teachers can record their feedback and/or include supporting images or other files. </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>Quiz improvements</h4>
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             <h4>Assignment: Rotate submitted PDFs</h4>
             <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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             <p>New icons allow you to change the orientation of submitted assignments for easier grading</p>
 
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             <h4>Easily find duplicated items</h4>
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             <h4>Competencies: Filter by activity</h4>
             <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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             <p>When rating competencies, filter them by their linked activity or resource.</p>
 
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             <h4>Hide page last modifed dates</h4>
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             <h4>Lesson: Include media when grading essays</h4>
             <p>A new option in the [[Page]] resource allows you to choose to display or hide the date it was last updated..</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>Clearer privacy links in your profile</h4>
 
            <p>Easily see from your [[User profiles| profile]] how to contact the PO, request data or account deletion and view a data retention summary page</p>
 
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            <h4>Hide yourself in the online users block</h4>
 
            <p>Monitor courses without being seen by clicking the 'eye' against your name in the [[Online users block]].</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.