Announcements

New Moodle LAE Releases for January 2020

January 20, 2020

There are four new Moodle: Liberal Arts Edition releases. The 3.5, 3.6, and 3.7 releases are maintenance-only. The 3.8 release includes updates to all contributed modules and new features in the CLAMPMail and Filtered Course List blocks and Roster report. You can download the updates from the CLAMP code release archive. The next… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Swarthmore: Day 3

January 13, 2020

The last day of Hack/Doc, as usual, was a bit shorter due to attendee travel plans. We wrapped up around lunchtime after some discussions about Moodle 3.8 and accessibility. Forum grading accessibility We logged a third and final issue with the new forum grading tool and accessibility: MDL-67663. Again, some… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Swarthmore: Day 2

January 10, 2020

Work on the task list continued during Day 2 of the Moodle Hack/Doc Fest at Swarthmore College, interrupted only by an expedition to the Solar Lab on the roof of Singer Hall, which provided a commanding view of Swarthmore’s campus and Greater Philadelphia. From the task list We continued to… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Swarthmore: Day 1

January 9, 2020

The biannual Hack/Doc Fest is being held at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The event kicked off on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, and runs through Friday, January 8. The following tasks are queued up for Hack/Doc (very much subject to change): Evaluating Moodle 3.8, which was released last November Improving… Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE Releases for November 2019

November 19, 2019

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 the CLAMP code release archive. The next stable releases are scheduled for mid-January. Moodle HQ has released Moodle 3.8; CLAMP will prepare an LAE beta… Read more

Charles Fulton

Join Us for Moodle Hack/Doc Fest, Winter 2020

October 29, 2019

CLAMP Moodle Hack/Doc Fest, Winter 2020 will be held Wednesday, January 8 through Friday, January 10, 2020, at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. CLAMP’s Hack/Doc Fests are twice-yearly unconference-style events dedicated to improving the Moodle experience for liberal arts colleges. The lodging deadline is Monday, December 9, 2019. The event registration… Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE Releases for September 2019

September 16, 2019

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 the CLAMP code release archive. The next stable releases are scheduled for mid-November. CLAMP evaluated Moodle 3.7 at the Smith College Hack/Doc Fest in June 2019;… Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE Releases for July 2019

July 15, 2019

There are three new Moodle: Liberal Arts Edition releases. The 3.5 and 3.6 releases contain an update to the CLAMPMail block. The 3.7 release includes updates to all contributed modules and new features in the CLAMPMail and Featured Course List blocks. You can download the updates from the CLAMP code release archive. The… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Smith: Day 3

June 28, 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 3.7, Quickmail, and “blockless” courses. Moodle 3.7 Chad Bergeron confirmed, following on on the previous day’s testing, that rotating a PDF in an assignment does not… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Smith: Day 2

June 27, 2019

Work on the task list continued during Day 2 of the Moodle Hack/Doc Fest at Smith College, punctuated by two lunchtime presentations from members of the community. Lunchtime presentations Darren Hall from Occidental College presented on the ACRL IL Framework and how they’re working to map each of the frames to Moodle… Read more

Charles Fulton