What’s new in <br />Moodle 2.0<br />
1. COURSE ORGANISATION<br />
CONDITIONAL ACTIVITIES <br />Basically “you can’t do this activity until that activity is completed”<br /> <br />COURSE CO...
2. NEW COMMUNITY FEATURES<br />
Some of the highlights of the new<br />Community Features include:<br />It will be easier for teachers to find other<br />...
3. APPEARANCE<br />
THEMESMoodle 2.0 will come with 20<br />brand new standard themes, making your <br />Moodle look much nicer than ever befo...
USABILITYMoodle has addressed<br />issues that users have highlighted to<br />make Moodle 2.0 more user friendly<br />HTML...
4. CHANGES TO ACTIVITY MODULES<br />
WIKI 2.0Wiki 2.0 will be cleaned up<br />and included as a core module<br /> <br />QUIZ MODULE & QUESTION BANK<br />- Impr...
QUIZ MODULE & QUESTION BANK<br />-  Improvements to quiz editinginterface<br /><ul><li>Essay questions can now berandomized
 Improved ‘Question Bank’ search
 Question tagging</li></li></ul><li>LESSON MODULE<br /><ul><li>Converted to use Moodle forms to maintain consistency
Refactored code to make itmaintainable</li></li></ul><li>5. FILE HANDLING REQUIREMENTS<br />
The following file handling requirements<br />are separate but complementary:<br />1) Repository API – allows users to<br ...
3) Portfolio API – allows Moodle<br />content to be captures and pushed out <br />to external repositories<br />
6. OTHER MAJOR COMPONENTS<br />
BACK-UP 2.0. – Backing up will be<br />faster and work on large scale<br />courses (old back-ups can be imported)<br />BLO...
RSS FEEDS - Secure RSS feeds<br />TAGGING - More tagging for courses<br />activities etc.<br /> <br />MESSAGING 2.0 - Refa...
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  1. 1. What’s new in <br />Moodle 2.0<br />
  2. 2. 1. COURSE ORGANISATION<br />
  3. 3. CONDITIONAL ACTIVITIES <br />Basically “you can’t do this activity until that activity is completed”<br /> <br />COURSE COMPLETION<br />Allows teachers to specify conditions that define when a student has completed a course and keeps a record of which users have completed each course.<br /> <br />PROGRESS TRACKING<br />Users can have learning plans, listing which courses should be attempted next based on which courses have been completed.<br />
  4. 4. 2. NEW COMMUNITY FEATURES<br />
  5. 5. Some of the highlights of the new<br />Community Features include:<br />It will be easier for teachers to find other<br />courses to download as templates for<br />their own courses<br /> <br />It is also easier to find enrollable courses<br />on other sites (for students or community<br />participation)<br />
  6. 6. 3. APPEARANCE<br />
  7. 7. THEMESMoodle 2.0 will come with 20<br />brand new standard themes, making your <br />Moodle look much nicer than ever before<br /> <br />NAVIGATIONNavigation will be<br />consistent throughout with a navigation<br />block on every page.<br /> <br />LAYOUTSBlocks and page layouts <br />are consistent on every Moodle page <br />and can now be docked like menus<br />
  8. 8. USABILITYMoodle has addressed<br />issues that users have highlighted to<br />make Moodle 2.0 more user friendly<br />HTML EDITOR 2.0 Replaces the<br />existing HTML area and works on<br />more browsers, enforces XHTML<br />strict and integrates better with <br />the new File API<br />
  9. 9. 4. CHANGES TO ACTIVITY MODULES<br />
  10. 10. WIKI 2.0Wiki 2.0 will be cleaned up<br />and included as a core module<br /> <br />QUIZ MODULE & QUESTION BANK<br />- Improvements to the quiz reports<br />- Improved quiz navigation for students<br />- Additional option to ‘flag’ questions during quizzes<br />
  11. 11. QUIZ MODULE & QUESTION BANK<br />- Improvements to quiz editinginterface<br /><ul><li>Essay questions can now berandomized
  12. 12. Improved ‘Question Bank’ search
  13. 13. Question tagging</li></li></ul><li>LESSON MODULE<br /><ul><li>Converted to use Moodle forms to maintain consistency
  14. 14. Refactored code to make itmaintainable</li></li></ul><li>5. FILE HANDLING REQUIREMENTS<br />
  15. 15. The following file handling requirements<br />are separate but complementary:<br />1) Repository API – allows users to<br />browse external repositories using a<br />filepicker & select files to bring into <br />Moodle<br />2) File API – maintains an internal<br />repository of files & governs access <br />to them<br />
  16. 16. 3) Portfolio API – allows Moodle<br />content to be captures and pushed out <br />to external repositories<br />
  17. 17. 6. OTHER MAJOR COMPONENTS<br />
  18. 18. BACK-UP 2.0. – Backing up will be<br />faster and work on large scale<br />courses (old back-ups can be imported)<br />BLOG 2.0 - You can now add <br />commenting to blogs<br />COMMENTING - Commenting on <br />Moodle has been refactored into <br />one central system<br />
  19. 19. RSS FEEDS - Secure RSS feeds<br />TAGGING - More tagging for courses<br />activities etc.<br /> <br />MESSAGING 2.0 - Refactored<br />messaging to use plugins for input <br />and output, controlled by users<br />
  20. 20. For more information email<br />info@synergy-learning.com<br />
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