Moodle 2.6 some of the improvements since moodle 2.5

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This presentation shows some of the changes in Moodle between versions 2.5 and 2.6.

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Moodle 2.6 some of the improvements since moodle 2.5

  1. 1. Some of the improvements since Moodle 2.5 Gavin Henrick Learning Technology Services
  2. 2. Supports » Google Chrome » recent Mozilla Firefox, » Safari 6 » Internet Explorer 9 (IE 10 required for drag and drop of files from outside the browser into Moodle) IE8 and Safari 5 are no longer fully supported IE6 and IE7 are not recommended for Moodle 2.6 at all
  3. 3. » » » » Resetting password is simpler Better Mobile device experience Text Editor improvements Microsoft Skydrive integration
  4. 4. » Simpler process for resetting your password
  5. 5. Default Expanded
  6. 6. » Try http://moodle.org on your mobile / tablet and then on PC
  7. 7. » Course editing is cleaner » Annotate assignment PDFs » Assignment marker allocation and grading workflow » New Single Activity Course Format » Forum improvements » Quiz improvements » SCORM improvements
  8. 8. » Annotate the PDF without downloading
  9. 9. Read tracking » Options now Off, Optional, and Forced Per-forum digest settings
  10. 10. » Better feedback for students with CBM (Confidence Based Marking) » Option for what size user picture to show during quiz attempts » Backups no longer include unnecessary questions from the Question Bank
  11. 11. Bulk Course Creation Tool User interface for course management Backup/Restore better on big courses Backup and restore: Allow selection by activity type » Performance improvements » » » »
  12. 12. » CSV Upload
  13. 13. » Progress bar whilst backing up Backup Process Bar » Faster activity import and duplications from course to course due to file-less backup/restore
  14. 14. » Too many improvements to shortlist on one page see http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_2.6_relea se_notes#Performance for details.
  15. 15. Gavin Henrick E: gavin@lts.ie T: @ghenrick B: http://www.somerandomthoughts.com S: http://www.slideshare.net/ghenrick/ L: http://ie.linkedin.com/in/gavinhenrick W: http://www.lts.ie

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