Moodle™ 3.11 Removes Activity Completion Checkboxes, Chaos Ensues

The Moodle™ 3.11 core team thought users wouldn’t miss the checkboxes. As it turns out, those little squares that would signal students things that were completed and things left to get done were more beloved than anticipated. On June, Iowan Rick Jerz posted an issue in the Tracker. This would end up becoming by far […]

You Are Probably Making Your Moodle™ Upgrade Harder Than It Should

You Are Probably Making Your Moodle™ Upgrade Harder Than It Should

How often do you upgrade your Moodle™? According to Moodle™’s official stats, about a third of all registered sites run the latest version, 3 months after its release. While nearly half already runs a version less than a year old —or a Long Term Support (LTS) release— that leaves a sizable chunk of sites running […]

The Samson Era Starts. Moodle Users Association October Newsletter

The Samson Era Starts. Moodle Users Association October Newsletter

The little chaotic, but highly energizing transition of power at the Moodle Users Association made for a busy September. Richard Samson, on his newly appointed role of Chairperson, pens his first update for the community. Previously in MoodleNews: Meet The Moodle Users Association Committee Dream Team For 2018-9 You will be able to hear them […]

We Are Your Friends. Moodle Users Association Ponders Annual Plan To Aid Moodle HQ

We Are Your Friends. Moodle Users Association Ponders Annual Plan To Aid Moodle HQ

The Moodle Users Association held its Annual General Meeting last week. The first announced date did not meet quorum, turning into a “town hall” opportunity, while the second did not brought new resolutions. Here is a brief summary of both sessions. September 4th Many of the issues discussed revolved around the MUA Project Development Cycle. […]

A Lowdown Of Moodle Learning Analytics Working Group First Community Call

A Lowdown Of Moodle Learning Analytics Working Group First Community Call

Edits made on September 12th, 2018. “It’s all analytics, all the time, in Elizabeth’s head.” — E. D. The first online Moodle Learning Analytics Working Group meeting took place late August. Led by Elizabeth Dalton, it set the stage for the ongoing debates of the nascent community. Previously in Moodlenews: Speaking The Same Language At […]

The Moodle Users Association Gears Up. September Update

The Moodle Users Association Gears Up. September Update

Low quorum pushed the Annual General Meeting of MUA to next Tuesday. In the past weeks, key developments now foretell some of its contributions to Moodle in the coming months. This makes the postponement a momentous opportunity for its members to re-engage. There are 3 active threads: 2018-9 Comittee Previously in MoodleNews: Here Are The […]