Announcements

New Moodle LAE Releases for January 2023

January 19, 2023

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-March. CLAMP will release the first 4.1 version of the LAE the week… Read more

Charles Fulton

Winter 2023 Hack/Doc at Swarthmore

January 18, 2023

CLAMP returned to Swarthmore College for three days of intensive evaluation of Moodle 4.0 and Moodle 4.1. Overall, the group’s impression of Moodle 4.0 and 4.1 was favorable, echoing the impression of the Summer 2022 Hack/Doc at Carleton College. We also did not discover any unpleasant surprises with the upgrade… Read more

Charles Fulton

Registration open for Winter 2023 Hack/Doc Fest

October 18, 2022

Registration is now open for the Winter 2023 Hack/Doc Fest, which will be held at Swarthmore College from January 10 through January 12, 2023. CLAMP’s Hack/Doc Fests are twice-yearly unconference-style events dedicated to improving the Moodle experience for liberal arts colleges. The main focus of this event will be upgrading from Moodle… Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE Releases for September 2022

September 22, 2022

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 4.0 at the Winter 2022 Hack/Doc Fest and again at Carleton… Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE Releases for August 2022

August 24, 2022

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. These releases come three weeks ahead of schedule and incorporate a security fix from Moodle core. The precise nature of… Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE Releases for July 2022

July 18, 2022

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-September. CLAMP evaluated Moodle 4.0 at the Winter 2022 Hack/Doc Fest and again at Carleton… Read more

Charles Fulton

New Moodle LAE 4.0 Release

July 7, 2022

CLAMP has prepared its first Moodle 4.0 release. This contains updates to all the contributed modules to ensure compatibility with Moodle 4.0. You can download the release from the CLAMP code release archive. This release is something of a beta; we think it’s fine, but we know of at least… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Carleton: Day 3

July 7, 2022

Late Wednesday afternoon the Hack/Doc attendees were invited to the basement of Weitz to walk the plank. Not off the edge of a pirate ship, but through virtual reality, via a headset and Richie’s Plank Experience. In this experience, a wooden plank is placed on the floor and then mapped to… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Carleton: Day 2

July 7, 2022

Following dinner Tuesday night several attendees strolled along the river and were excited to view and photograph a water creature, which they confidently (and baselessly) identified as an otter. Wednesday morning, a frank discussion with the locals and presentation of the photographs led to the more accurate if less interesting… Read more

Charles Fulton

Hack/Doc at Carleton: Day 1

July 6, 2022

On their first morning in Northfield, Minnesota, the out-of-town attendees passed an uncomfortable silence. Each was separately aware of a singular phenomenon that had resisted all explanations. Finally, having traveled from the Fairfield Inn to Carleton’s campus, someone had the courage to ask if the others, too, smelled french toast… Read more

Charles Fulton