Moodle 3.0 – New features and improvements

October 22nd, 2015

Moodle 3.0 the next stable release of the most popular open source LMS “Moodle” is fully packed with new features and lot of improvements. We looked upon all the issues slated in the Moodle Tracker for Moodle 3.0 and found these new features and improvements will have the biggest impact. Read More

Send webmail-like messages to users using the Mail plugin

July 24th, 2015

The “Mail” plugin for Moodle which allows users to send webmail-like messaging to other users has been updated to a new version with fixed bugs and fixtures.

This plugin allows users to send messages to each other, using an interface and features similar to webmail clients. Messages are tied to courses, users can only contact other participants in courses they are enrolled. Reading/sending of messages is done through a new item in the navigation block called “My Mail”. Read More

Registrations extended for MoodleMoot US to Friday July 24

July 23rd, 2015

The deadline of registration for MoodleMoot US (#mootus15) has been extended by few days until the end of this week to Friday July 24 i.e. you still have a chance to register for the MoodleMoot US.

You can still register for the event here: Click here to register Read More

Mahara 15.04 released

April 17th, 2015

Yesterday, Mahara 15.04 is released which contains many new features, usability enhancements, and bug fixes, provided by Mahara contributors from around the globe.

Highlights in Mahara 15.04 include: Read More

Moodle 2.9 new features

April 10th, 2015

Moodle 2.9 the upcoming version of the most popular open source LMS which is in the code freeze state now and waiting for the QA tsting to commence from 13 April onwards, contains a lots of new features, fixed bugs and improvements in the existing functionality. Read More

Hall of fame badges for students – MDL 49210

March 30th, 2015

Recently, one of the Moodler posted a new feature requirement about showing a hall of fame on the frontpage, showing users that have recently achieved a badge which is similar to showing a recently awarded block for badges.

In my opinion it will be a nice feature to have in the Moodle plugins as it will help in motivating students so that they can congratulate each other on their achievements. It could be a great motivational thing to encourage students to work harder than their classmates similar to the quiz results block. Read More

Moodle 2.9: New quiz feature

March 22nd, 2015

In a recent post on forum Tim Hunt posted a thread about the new improvements done in the moodle Quiz. Nearly about two years ago, Tim Hunt proposed some improvements to the Moodle quiz edit page. ( Read More