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Moodle 3.6 Resources for Faculty

Getting started, tips, and tricks for using Moodle, a powerful Learning Management System (LMS).

What's New In Moodle 3.6

"Moodle 3.6 is once again the result of the hard work from our core team and community contributors. Moodle 3.6 includes a list of new features and fixes for the Moodle community to utilize and enjoy, including usability improvements, communication and further accessibility."

  • Improved course overview - Sort, star, hide and display courses more efficiently thanks to the welcome Course overview improvements on your dashboard.
  • Useful new dashboard blocks - Keep up to date with the Timeline block, the Starred courses block, the Recently accessed courses block and the Recently accessed items block, all available for the dashboard.
  • New messaging interface - Messaging enhancements bring greater control over who can message you along with the ability to star messages and engage in group messaging.
  • Message your groups - Enable group messaging when setting up groups and from the new messaging interface, start group conversations.
  • Record assignment feedback - Media and other file uploads are now permitted when grading assignments, meaning teachers can record their feedback and/or include supporting images or other files
  • Quiz improvements - The Drag and drop markers question type is easier to edit Quiz statistics report has improved usability.
  • Easily find duplicated items- As with courses, duplicated resources are now appended with 'copy' so you can easily distinguish between the original and copy.

 

Getting Started with Moodle 3.6

Self-Paced Training Courses for Faculty

Given the number of changes incorporated into version 3.6, eThink updated the self-paced Moodle training courses that are available for self-enrollment. The courses include audio and video content to help faculty and staff become familiar with basic functionality and use of the Moodle LMS.  The Educational Technology staff are happy to assist you with any questions you may have in regards to the upgrade to 3.6.

Moodle Basics -v 3.6

Advanced Usage of Moodle - v3.6

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