Announcements

Emergency LAE Releases for January 2019

January 30, 2019

There are two new Moodle: Liberal Arts Edition releases. CLAMP is releasing updating 3.5 and 3.6 releases to address a significant performance bug in MDL-64609. If you already updated to 3.5.4 or 3.6.2 then you should install this release as soon as possible. You can download the updates from the CLAMP code… Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE Releases for January 2019

January 21, 2019

There are four new Moodle: Liberal Arts Edition releases. The 3.1, 3.4, and 3.5 releases are maintenance-only. The 3.6 release includes updates to all contributed modules and new features in the Featured Course List block. You can download the updates from the CLAMP code release archive. The next stable releases are scheduled for… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Brandeis: Day 3

January 14, 2019

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 3.6, student projects, and user training. Moodle Inline Trainer Chad Bergeron demonstrated the Moodle Inline Trainer, a plugin in use at Brandeis University. This… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Brandeis: Day 2

January 9, 2019

Work on the task list continued during Day 2 of the Moodle Hack/Doc Fest at Brandeis University, punctuated by three lunchtime presentations from members of the community. Lunchtime presentations Joe Bacal from Smith College presented on H5P and how they’re using it at Smith. H5P is an interactive, web-based content… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Brandeis: Day 1

January 8, 2019

At Day 1 of Moodle Hack/Doc Fest at Brandeis University we began tackling the ever-expanding task list hashed out during Sprint Day. Lunchtime presentation Chad Bergeron from Brandeis University demonstrated a plugin they’ve developed called the “Support Staff tool”. At Brandeis, the level 1 Help Desk is involved in Moodle support.… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Brandeis: The Sprint Day

January 7, 2019

PDF accessibility, the Course Overview block, preferred names, and Moodle 3.6 are among the topics discussed during the sprint (half) day at Brandeis. The biannual Hack/Doc is being held at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. The event kicked off on Monday, January 7, 2019 with the sprint day, and runs… Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE Releases for November 2018

November 19, 2018

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 the CLAMP code release archive. The next stable releases are scheduled for mid-January. We expect Moodle HQ to release Moodle 3.6 this month; CLAMP will prepare an… Read more

Charles Fulton

Announcing Moodle Hack/Doc Fest, Winter 2019

November 2, 2018

Moodle Hack/Doc Fest, Winter 2019 will be held Tuesday, January 8 through Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. A pre-Hack/Doc documentation and coding sprint will be held the afternoon of Monday, January 7, 2019. The lodging and registration deadlines are Friday, December 21, 2018. An additional lodging option is… Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE Releases for September 2018

September 17, 2018

There are four new Moodle: Liberal Arts Edition releases. The 3.1 release is maintenance-only. The 3.3, 3.4, and 3.5 releases include updates to the Ad-hoc database queries report and Filtered Course List block. You can download the updates from the CLAMP code release archive. The next stable releases are scheduled for mid-November. We… Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE Releases for July 2018

July 16, 2018

There are four new Moodle: Liberal Arts Edition releases. The 3.1 release is maintenance-only. The 3.3, 3.4, and 3.5 releases include an update to the Filtered Course List block. The 3.3 and 3.4 releases contain a new core patch for handling empty course sections on upgrade. You can download the updates from the CLAMP… Read more

Charles Fulton