Announcements

New Moodle LAE Releases for 3.1.7, 3.2.4, 3.3.1

July 17, 2017

There are three new Moodle: Liberal Arts Edition releases. There are no new LAE features; these are maintenance releases only. You can download the updates from their project pages: Moodle 3.3.1+Liberal Arts Edition 13.0.1 Moodle 3.2.4+Liberal Arts Edition 12.0.3 Moodle 3.1.7+Liberal Arts Edition 11.0.7 The next stable releases are scheduled for mid-September. As a reminder, Moodle HQ has ended … Read more

Charles Fulton

New members for the CLAMP Steering Committee, 2017

July 10, 2017

The CLAMP Steering Committee is pleased to announce that it has selected Carleton College and Wesleyan University as its new members. They replace Connecticut College and Union College, whose terms ran 2014-17. The new schools’ terms run 2017-2020. About the Steering Committee The CLAMP Steering Committee is composed of representatives from four-year liberal arts colleges or institutions. The … Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE Release for 3.3

June 29, 2017

CLAMP is pleased to announce the first release on the 3.3 branch. This release is based on extensive testing at the Hampshire Hack/Doc. This is a beta release; several of the contributed plugins do not have official 3.3 releases as yet, although based on our testing they work. You may download the release from its project page: Moodle 3.3.0+Liberal … Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Hampshire: Day 3

June 24, 2017

The last day of Hack/Doc, as usual, was a bit shorter due to attendee travel plans. We wrapped up around lunch time after some discussions about Moodle 3.3, Boost, upgrade plans, and accessibility. Moodle 3.3, Boost, and Upgrade Plans The Hack/Doc group didn’t have major concerns with Moodle 3.3; some CLAMP schools are planning to upgrade to … Read more

Sarah Ryder, Hampshire College

Hack/Doc at Hampshire: Day 2

June 23, 2017

Yet another productive day thanks to a well-attended Hack/Doc Fest. Kevin Wiliarty from Hampshire College spent a little time in the morning encouraging some of the new-to-Moodle attendees to check out the free Moodle Mooc. We took a break mid-morning to walk over to the R.W. Kern Center, which was built at Hampshire College last year with … Read more

Sarah Ryder, Hampshire College

CLAMP Recognition Award Winners for 2016-17

June 23, 2017

The CLAMP Steering Committee is proud to announce the 2016-17 winners of the CLAMP Recognition Awards. Joe Bacal, Applications Administrator at Smith College, has participated in CLAMP since the Winter 2016 Hack/Doc at Reed College. As a relative newcomer, Joe was open and helpful, assisting with the testing of Moodle. He also provided a SQL … Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Hampshire: Day 1

June 22, 2017

At Day 1 of Moodle Hack/Doc Fest at Hampshire College we began tackling the task list hashed out during Sprint Day. With such high attendance the day was incredibly productive and full of good conversation. Lunchtime Presentations Jason Simms from Lafayette College told the group about an idea that has been percolating amongst several CLAMP … Read more

Sarah Ryder, Hampshire College

Hack/Doc at Hampshire: The Sprint Day

June 20, 2017

PDF annotation, instructor download files, accessibility, plugin and mobile app evaluations, H5P, and Moodle 3.3 review are among the topics that CLAMP queued up during the sprint day for Moodle Hack/Doc Fest, Summer 2017. The biannual Hack/Doc is being held at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. The event kicked off on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 with the sprint day. … Read more

Sarah Ryder, Hampshire College

New Moodle LAE Releases for 2.7.20, 3.0.10, 3.1.6, 3.2.3

May 15, 2017

There are four new Moodle: Liberal Arts Edition releases. There are no new LAE features; these are maintenance releases only. You can download the updates from their project pages: Moodle 3.2.3+Liberal Arts Edition 12.0.2 Moodle 3.1.6+Liberal Arts Edition 11.0.6 Moodle 3.0.10+Liberal Arts Edition 10.0.8 Moodle 2.7.20+Liberal Arts Edition 7.1.8 The next stable releases on the 3.2 and 3.1 … Read more

Charles Fulton

Nominations Open

April 24, 2017

Nominations are now open for new members of the Steering Committee and this year’s Recognition Awards. Steering Committee CLAMP is accepting nominations of member colleges to serve on the Steering Committee; terms are for three years. You need not specify who will represent the college on the committee now, and you can nominate schools other … Read more

Charles Fulton