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We're currently working on documenting the new features and improvements in 3.8, ready for its release soon.

Read on for Moodle 3.8 highlights, or watch our [ Youtube playlist of 3.8 New features.]

Full details of the release with technical information can be found in the Moodle 3.8 release notes.

For all users

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    H5P interactive content

    Engage with interactive content in Pages, Labels, Books and more. See H5P

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    Add emjois into Messages or from a button in the Atto editor

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    Course overview

    Filter by custom course fields in the Course overview

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    New forum view

    Select and test a new experimental nested discussion view from the forum preferences page

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    Calendar filters

    Filter your calendar by month, day or upcoming event.

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    Session timeout

    Stay on target with a Session timeout alert

For teachers

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    Forum grading

    Asses forum discussions with Whole forum grading, using direct or advanced grading

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    Forum export and summary report

    Export forum discussions and view a detailed summary report of student activity

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    Embed H5P content

    Link to or upload existing H5P interactive content

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    Analytics bulk actions

    Bulk select and send messages to students from the Insights report

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    Question bank

    View question ID numbers and tags and benefit from a new Edit menu

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    Badges and groups

    Filter by group when manually awarding badges

For administrators

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    H5P admin settings

    Monitor and configure H5P content with a new Display H5P filter and Manage H5P content page .

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    Learning Analytics improvements include two new models and a graphical insights report.

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    Course overview

    Configure Course overview layouts and filters and specify default course card colours.

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    Emoji support

    Add an emoji icon to the Atto editor (and disable emojis if not supported from Advanced features).

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    Course backup

    Choose to exclude course files from backup and benefit from a more logical automated backup ordering process. See Course backup

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    Course request in categories

    Set up course request in categories only via a change in the course request capability

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    Duplicate user tours

    Easily copy and adapt user tours with a new 'duplicate' button.

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    Experimental relative dates

    Enable and test a new Relative dates feature from Experimental settings .